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

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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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In Rice Boy, what were the fulfiller's three changes of form?

On page 275 of Rice Boy, Parod states that "The fulfiller will be thrice transfigured— and in each new form his own nature will be clearer to him." At the climax, on page 414, it is stated that a ...
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What happened to Sandra's mother in “Sandra and Woo” webcomic?

The webcomic's "Cast" page says that her father Richard North is a "single father". Did the comic (or the author) ever explain what happened to her mother? (The reason I'm asking: one of the ...
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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 ...
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What is the name of a web comic strip that makes a joke of Artificial Intelligence?

A few years ago I read a comic strip that makes a joke about what does AI studies. In the last square the character says something like its goal is to make Skynet. Does anybody know its name?
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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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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 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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Webcomic about a group of professional monster killers

This one has been tickling the edge of my brain for a while. It was an anime-esque webcomic which I probably read in the early 2000 timeframe. The primary characters hunted down monsters and killed ...
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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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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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Is Guilded Age's Gravedust meant to be a homage to Obi-Wan?

[Note: Question contains spoilers for Guilded Age] He is clearly not a The Obi-Wan, but consider these major similarities, among others: They are both the last (or one of the last) members of a ...
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Why is Mother Yolanda a Yoda knockoff?

Mother Yolanda of "Sister Claire" webcomic seems to be a very deliberate and in-your-face Yoda knockoff (in the order of specificity of traits): She is a leader of a religious order She is shown as ...
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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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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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Is there a way to access older “Missing Moment” strips of Sister Claire webcomic?

Sister Claire webcomic lately was running a "character backstory" strips called "Missing Moment". However, those strips seem to disappear from the main comic's timeline - the latest one shows, but ...
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What is the back-story of “Sister Claire” comic?

"Sister Claire" comic's back-story seems very scantily covered in the strips themselves, IIRC. Is there any information on what the back-story is? Is it on Earth in some post-Apocalyptic time? Some ...
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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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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 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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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 exactly was Cieba in “Love is in the Blood” Comic?

In "Love is in the Blood", one of the story arcs involves the protagonists fighting against Cieba. Who/what exactly is he and what's his backstory with Laila?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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“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 ...