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Marvel drops Northrop Grumman tie-in after Comic Con fan rebellion | Culture | The Guardian
Marvel was going to write some stuff mixing in things from Northrop Grumman. But there were protests by fans over including an actual arms dealer in a superhero comic and they backed down.
upliftingnews  via:boingboing  comics 
october 2017 by mcherm
Welcome - Comic Rocket webcomic list
Another site listing online comics. Apparently comes well recommended.
comics 
january 2015 by mcherm
Bill Watterson (recluse) does guest strips
Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes) did some guest strips on Pearls Before Swine.
stories  comics  via:reddit 
june 2014 by mcherm
How Censors Killed The Weird, Experimental, Progressive Golden Age Of Comics
The story of how the "comic code" suppressed comics about independent women or non-white characters.
censorship  comics 
may 2014 by mcherm
Real-Life Weirdness: Marvel Lawyers Insist Mutants Aren’t Human | /Film
Marvel says mutants are not human in order to pay lower import taxes on toys.
law  comics  superheros 
january 2012 by mcherm
7yr old tells off DC comics for excessive boobs on women with no volition.
This is a 7yr old whose grasp of feminism is every bit as solid as my own.
comics  feminism  personal_net  via:twitter 
september 2011 by mcherm
Hobo Lobo of Hamelin - Page 1
Interesting online comic. Use the horizontal scroll bar.
comics  via:HackerNews  webdesign 
july 2011 by mcherm
Freefall: Pretend or be Honest?
Engineers and politicians are such polar opposites I'm surprised they don't burst into gamma rays when they touch.
philosophy  comics  funny 
september 2010 by mcherm
Elegant Proof » Abstruse Goose
The connection between thermodynamics and mathematical proofs.
physics  math  comics 
july 2010 by mcherm
Right Of Publicity Is Not Copyright: Free Speech Pitfalls For Comic Book Artists, Publishers & Sellers : The Anchor Plate
A case about right of publicity: a comic wanted to make a parody about a particular person and she sued. They can't claim parody because it's not a defense. Instead, they are trying to claim she's a public figure.
law  ip-law  rightofpublicity  comics  via:boingboing 
february 2010 by mcherm
What are your favorite web comics? : comics
Someone asked for a list of favorite web comics. I answered (and so did others).
mypostings  comics  via:reddit 
november 2009 by mcherm
The Guy I Almost Was
A wonderful story told in comics.
comics  story 
august 2009 by mcherm
Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited: Free Comics | Read Iron Man, Spider-Man, Hulk and More Free Marvel Comics Online
Marvel has their old comics available online for a subscription, and a few are free.
comics  kids 
may 2009 by mcherm
Neil Gaiman's Journal: Why defend freedom of icky speech?
Neil Gaiman provides a passionate defense of freedom of speech, even unpleasant speech like comics depicting underage sex.
NeilGaiman  freespeech  censorship  rights  law  pedophile  via:boingboing  comics 
december 2008 by mcherm
xkcd - A Webcomic - Steal This Comic
XKCD comic explaining that you might as well pirate works... if you buy them with DRM then you'll wind up a criminal anyhow when you try moving them to a new medium.
xkcd  comics  DMCA  copyright  DRM  ip-law  law 
october 2008 by mcherm
Elfquest to become a movie? - Boing Boing
*Perhaps* this is a case where releasing a book for free online results in massive additional profits, as interest is piqued and eventually leads to a movie deal going ahead.
comics  onlinebooks  via:boingboing 
july 2008 by mcherm
Land of Lisp: Functional Programming is Beautiful
If you know something about haskell and perhaps lisp then this comic is really VERY funny.
comics  lisp  haskell  funny  programming 
april 2008 by mcherm
Bitstrips
A site where anyone can write dialog and assemble a comic strip.
via:boingboing  comics  webcomics 
march 2008 by mcherm
Elfquest available online
Elfquest now available online as a free download. Wow!
via:boingboing  comics  onlinebooks  webcomic 
march 2008 by mcherm
Playing for Keeps
An installment story set in a comic world.
onlinebooks  fiction  scifi  comics  via:boingboing 
november 2007 by mcherm

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