Questions tagged [webcomics]

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

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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 ...

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