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Webcomics are comics published on a website. Many of them are SciFi or Fantasy themed.

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Can you identify these Fantasy / Sci-Fi Weapons from Grrl Power?

Previously, I've been very iffy on these sorts of posts, but I figure it's worth a try. These images are from Comic #408 of Grrl Power. The author has stated: Most of these are pulled from comics, ...
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“Gardener in the dark” — what is this an allusion to?

In Freefall (the webcomic by Mark Stanley), AIs run a neural pruning program called “Gardener in the dark”, a sort of planned obsolescence for robots. I'm convinced the name is an allusion to a fairly ...
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A web comic where a woman in a hoodie asks what universe she is in?

Some years back I read a beautifully illustrated fantasy web comic, rather surreal. All I remember is a woman in a hoodie stumbling into some alternate world. She zipped up her hoodie to obscure her ...
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Is Vaarsuvius male or female?

Is there anyway to guess at Vaarsuvius's gender? I know the author has stated he won't give it away, but is it perhaps likely that there are hints, and indicators I may have missed in the comics. Is ...
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Story identification: SF webcomic with two women travelling around the solar system, working?

Years ago, I read a webcomic that I'd like to find again. Sadly I don't remeber the title or how I found it. Here's the things I remember: The story was clearly SF The main characters where two (...
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Webcomic that featured a “graveyard of gods”?

I can't for the life of me remember the name of a particular webcomic that I saw last year. The story went something like this: A young woman suddenly finds herself on an alien world which has ...
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Identify the characters in this Doctor Who webcomic panel

This image is a product of In Print, a Doctor Who webcomic covering matters from throughout the franchise and into its most obscure offshoots. Can you identify these characters?
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Scifi/Greek mythology graphic novel where the Greek gods were actually a space-faring civilization from a different dimension

I read this scifi/Greek mythology graphic novel I read a few years back ~2013-14. The main premise was that the Greek gods were actually a space-faring civilization from a different dimension, while ...
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Fantasy webcomic about an annoying child and her guide

I managed to read the first chapter of this comic about a year ago, then I lost the tab. It starts with a girl with a tail surveying a landscape which she seems to think is (or will be) hers. It's not ...
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Webcomic with roses and spirits

I'm looking for a webcomic about a young girl in a steampunk-ish Victorian England world. The website itself is decorated in yellow. The comic is in color but there's a lot of pink and yellow, more so ...
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Webcomic set in a futuristic world reminiscent of early 20th C. visions of future, with Hergé-like ligne claire style, miniature robot character

I'm trying to remember the name of a webcomic I came across some years ago (2000s to early 2010s). I recall the aesthetic of the world (I don't think it was specified to be Earth) looked like it drew ...
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Which Matrix related properties are considered 'canon'?

This question was inspired by one of the answers to a Matrix-related question referencing the webcomics. Are the Matrix webcomics (especially "Day In.. Day Out") canon according to Wachowskis or ...
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Is there a mythological basis for the glass-eyed men in Gunnerkrigg Court?

Gunnerkrigg Court is a brilliant amalgam of fantasy and mythology, and many of the characters and story elements come straight out of myths. While Coyote himself is obviously the Native American ...
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Webcomic following a boy who's inhabited by a vengeful ghost who's after the men who killed her

I think that I read this in the late 90s to the early 2000s. It might have been on Keenspot at the time, as I read a lot of comics there. More of a western art-style, not anime, more realistic than ...
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Web comic about a girl with a tarantula that would scare her brother and finds out she's a demon

When I was in middle school (2014- 2015 ish), I would read this web comic that was absolutely fantastic. I remember it being well written and having a nice art style. It was in a more cartoon-y style- ...
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Webcomic about a demon, a humanoid and an angel

I read this about a year ago and I don't remember the names of the characters. There was a humanoid (i think he had a tail) who died went to hell and was put in the outer ring (think Dante's Inferno) ...
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Webcomic about a robot girl able to use magic who moves to the city to go to school

Some years ago (more than three, but I think less than ten--definitely in this millenium) I remember reading online some comic about a robot, or maybe a cyborg, set in a fantasy world with magic users....
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Webcomic / site identification

Not sure if this the right place to ask, bit here goes. I'm trying to find a comic / manga site that I'm certain begins with a j. I'm also pretty sure the logo was a stylised fox, and I've seen ads ...
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Is Starshift Crisis still published?

The webcomic Starslip (by Kristofer Straub) was originally Starshift Crisis. It changed its name due to potential legal issues with the original name. This wasn't a simple name change, though: the ...
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Web comic comparing Star Wars with Foundation

A while ago I saw a cartoon depicting one person describing a famous un-filmed scifi story to someone else. The story sounded like Star Wars but was revealed to be Asimov's 'Foundation Trilogy'. My ...
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A gift that kept the king in line

I've been searching for some time for a short color webcomic with relatively simple illustrations I had read maybe a year ago. It concerned a king in a fable who desired a gift that would keep his ...
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Who is this Justice League character featured in JL8?

JL8 (formerly Little League) is a webcomic based around the Justice League characters as young children in school. In http://jl8comic.tumblr.com/post/26169864237/ who is the girl in the last panel ...
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Webcomic about an anthropomorphic television guiding a young child on a journey through a dreamworld

The webcomic begins with the television (human body, television for a head) asking the child (I can't remember if it was a boy or girl, I just remember it wasn't very clear until later) if they want ...
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In Gunnerkrigg Court, what happened to the seeds that Ysengrin dropped?

When Coyote and Ysengrin meet with the Court to discuss the fallen tik-tok bird, Ysengrin drops several seeds when he attacks Annie. The headmaster and Jones declare the entire meeting to have been a ...
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Webcomic about a teenager who joins a group of evil minions because his criminal record means he can't get regular work

At the start of the story, the teenager steals a diamond ring for a girl he knows, but gets caught because his tactic basically consisted of having his friend distract the sales clerk, smashing the ...
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Web comic about an adventurous dog and his human sidekick

Back around the mid-late 2000s I discovered a web comic (it could have been a scan of a physical comic) about a dog and his boy who go on adventures, either in space or underwater - perhaps both. I ...
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Post-apocalyptic webcomic. Hero is a former doctor turned android, named something like Abe or Aron

I've been looking for this one over several months. Webomic was ongoing 2 years ago, I was really hooked up. Thing is I don't remember anything except little details of plot like: Post-apocalyptic (...
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Comic about 3rd reich after WWII

Some Years ago I discovered a comic someone posted on imgur.com. It was about a Pilot of the German 3rd reich in a parallel universe, where the Nazis won the war. It featured many of the ...
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Looking for short comics about boy sent for a quest for leaf

I am looking for a short comics that I've seen long time ago somewhere in the web. The comics is about a boy who falls in love with a girl, but the girl is a bitch. She orders the boy to get ...
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Short web comic of robot carrying a dead woman who helped him

The web comic went something like: The world is ending, and this girl runs into a guy in the street who isn't aware and tells him to get to shelter with her. They stay together in the shelter during ...
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Why is Twokinds called that? I count at least three sentient species

There are at least three distinct sentient species in Twokinds: humans, keidran, and basitins. If you count the four types of keidran separately (fox, wolf, tiger, dog), that brings the count up to ...
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Webcomic in which humans have animal powers; main character sets out in the world to find her missing father

I remember reading this webcomic, it was about this girl whose dad went missing so she decides to go out and find him. Later she finds out the world has changed and people now have been fused with ...
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Can Erfworld be read skipping the text-only-updates?

Erfworld is a fair great web comic. I really enjoyed Book 1. But after book 1 it suffered repeated misfortune with the artists. For various reasons the artists were unable to produce comics at ...
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Does anyone remember a point and click game where you play as a kid, and a space object crashes into your house?

So I found this game some time in the last decade, probably at least 5 years ago. It was played using your browser, on the creator's website. It was almost more of an interactive comic than a game. ...
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Webcomic about cute demons

Anybody know what webcomic this is from? Slightly different from the usual "what's that story" question, but all I have to go off of is this one image, and Google Images search yields nothing. For ...
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Webcomic: a zombie which uses a mask to live a normal life

I read this web comic a really long time ago, here are the details I remember: The setting isn't post-apocalyptic, but rather "normal" with zombies being added to it IIRC, the story begins with no ...
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Comic about a western that turns into a sci-fi about a crashed ship and a “Mother” AI

I once read a short online comic, I think off the artists blog? It opens as a western. A town is trying to kill an outlaw (I think) but nothings working, not drowning, not fire, not guns. The outlaw ...
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In “Medusa's Daughter” webcomic, what exactly is the nature of Maia?

In "Medusa's Daughter" webcomic, it is implied that Maia isn't exactly "normal" human, both physiologically and psychologically (she hurt at least 1 human before, and her parents I think rejected her ...
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What is the Order of the Spider?

In Yet Another Fantasy Gamer Comic, Arachne is a member of the mysterious Order of the Spider (this is what her spider tattoo means, although a cursory examination does not reveal this fact to every ...
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Help me identify an urban fantasy web comic whose main character was named “Resonator”

I used to read a web comic and I've forgotten it's name and URL. It was "urban fantasy" where some fantastic things happened in a world that looked like the real world in the present time. The main ...
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A fantasy RPG style webcomic with a jester type bad guy

I read this webcomic years ago. I think the protagonists are members of a dimension hopping task force, where some dimensions have direct analogs to RPG systems (D&D and others). I think the ...
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Webcomic with a superhero with an open relationship and an evil Walt Disney

I'm pretty sure I read this webcomic in the 21st century. It involved a super-strong guy. He looked different, maybe made out of rock? He had a longterm girlfriend, as well as another girl who hung ...
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Webcomic Identification: couch potatoes with super powers

Countless years ago I read a web comic, I think it was on Keenspace. The two main characters were couch potatoes. It starts out with them sitting at home on their couch then getting sucked into their ...
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Why is Karl Tagon allowed to be an officer of Tagon's Toughs?

Why did the U.N.S. military allow Karl Tagon to serve as an officer in Tagon's Toughs after the company's first stint working for the Oafans? It's well-established that the U.N.S. gets displeased with ...
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Webcomics about a group of students in the future

I'm trying to find a webcomic about a group of students in the future. In one storyline they were in an architecture class and had to do a tour of their city. There was one character that was part ...
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Webcomic from around 2014-16 about demons and pacts

The story was set in this world where you could make pacts or contracts with demons or something. There's magic and stuff. If you make a contract with a demon they'll obey your commands but often won'...
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Does the “Skin Horse” webcomic continue to have Oz references?

The web comic Skin Horse clearly takes initial inspiration, at least as far as its initial cast goes, from The Wizard of Oz. There's a scarecrow, a tin man, a little dog, and, um, a dorothy of sorts. ...
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Webcomic About Alien Teenagers Training On Military Space Station

The webcomic involved aliens (who looked kind of like Lombaxes but with clawed feet and no tails) training to be soldiers on a space station which also served as a boarding school. There were other ...
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Webcomic about a boy visited by a young demon who emerges from under his bed and loves cookies

I read this within the last 5 years, so somewhere in the 2012-2017 timeframe. I don't remember exactly why I lost track of it... western art style, involves a young boy who has a succubus emerge from ...
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Comic strip about a human dressing as a robot and trying to infiltrate

A couple of days ago I came across this comic strip. It's about an alternate world where a human dresses up like a bot and tries to infiltrate a bot community or something, then he is blocked by a ...