Comics Filter
  1. “The Backfire Effect” Is the Cognitive Concept of the Moment

    Listen to the podcast that inspired a popular comic about changing one’s beliefs.

    Comics
  2. FAN/FIC Magazine

    FAN/FIC is an online magazine for fanfiction readers and writers: essays about fan culture, practical advice on how to improve your craft, interviews with writers, and more.

    Books
  3. Art
    Comic by Sarah Laing
  4. Notes to self

    It’s easy to lose track of time on Ranga Rohini’s site, where visual storytelling takes multiple shapes, from striking monochrome photography to sketches based on her wanderings around Chennai, India.

    Architecture
  5. Broken Pencil Magazine

    Since 1995, Broken Pencil has been a mega-zine dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creativity, featuring zine and small press book reviews, comics, underground press excerpts, interviews, original fiction, and commentary.

    Comics
  6. ‘Til Her Final Breath

    Author Greg van Eekhout and illustrator Sarah Searle collaborate on this sad, sweet comic about life, community, and balloon animals.

    Comics
  7. Hchom

    “Hchom” is the sound of something tasty being devoured. On her blog, Hchom, Canadian comic book artist Marian Churchland shares illustrations and comics of projects she’s working on, and things she loves and wants.

    Art
  8. Robert M. Ball

    Robert M. Ball is an illustrator, designer, and comic artist who creates an array of work for clients, from book covers to calendars to posters. He has a knack for producing images in popular culture, from his Beautiful Death series and Game of Thrones commissions.

    Art
  9. Celebrating the Rise of Superwomen

    Carolyn Cocca on women superheroes and contemporary femininity: “But diversity, authenticity, and complexity in storytelling and characterization engender tolerance and empathy by showing us that anybody can be a hero.”

    Comics
    Batgirl -- DC Comics
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  11. Mathematical Alternatives to the Electoral College: A Webcomic

    Pondering the 2016 US presidential election, Ben Orlin’s signature stick figures wonder about other, mathematically fairer ways to determine who wins.

    Comics
  12. Mansfield and Me: Sarah Laing on Comics, Her Graphic Memoir, and New Zealand

    Acclaimed New Zealand fiction writer and comic artist Sarah Laing chats about her graphic memoir, Mansfield and Me.

    Art
    Photos and artwork in this post are courtesy of Sarah Laing, Let Me Be Frank.
  13. We Are the Mutants

    We Are the Mutants focuses on the history and analysis of Cold War-era popular and outsider culture, focusing on speculative, genre, pulp, proto-geek, cult, and occult media. Think post-apocalyptic fiction to space disco — and much more.

    Comics
  14. Critical Geekery: Talking Representation in Pop Culture with the Nerds of Color

    The writers at The Nerds of Color discuss their favorite shows, shifts in the media landscape, and supporting inclusive entertainment.

    Comics
    Part of a panel from the comic book Goldie Vance, the source material for one of the Nerds' current favorite cartoons.
  15. Comics
    Comic by Jack Sjogren