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Old 03-05-2008, 05:15 PM
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posting to confirm that everything Elio makes is fantastimundo without exception

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Old 03-05-2008, 05:21 PM
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I get a '70s vibe from this. Highly rad.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:36 AM
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Wow, Wasted Talent is the new Crap I Drew on my Lunch Break, which is good, because I needed that one to be replaced.

I've also been sucked into Templar, AZ for quite a while and purchased the first book. I paid a little extra for a sketch behind the front cover and while I later lamented the complexity of my request as selfish, the artist took a little extra time and went apeshit overboard with it, so I'm pretty much a reader fo lyfe unless the shit goes down the toilet.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:56 AM
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Oh yeah, Templar! I read that 'un for sure.

I can't remember, does anybody else here read Starslip Crisis? If not, you should.
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Old 03-14-2008, 03:11 AM
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I was going to post this in the Random Images thread, but since this thread is alive again I might as well post it here. It's a comparison of the wordiness of Ctrl-Alt-Delete and Penny Arcade.

http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/8...yarcadeqr3.png
(Linking to it 'cuz it's freakin' HUGE.)

Copy-and-pasting this from Something Awful was probably the lowest work-put-in to actual-usefulness ratio my life has ever known.
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Old 03-14-2008, 07:12 PM
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Aaaand I think just killed another thread. Crap.

Well, I guess I could start off this thread revival by giving some of the backstory behind the image I just posted. You see, it all started when somebody posted a pic from and a link to something criticizing Tim Buckley's comic writing skills on the CAD forums. (It was the Zero Punctuation about Mass Effect, in case you're wondering. Basically it said his style was way too wordy.) Before the thread got inevitably locked, somebody posted that Penny Arcade's comics could have just as many words in them as CAD did/does, without CAD's extra panel. YCS, who were lurking the thread, violently disagreed with this statement, and one guy actually went to all the trouble to compare both strips' wordiness, which led to the image linked to above.

The best part of the story: one guy from YCS posted that in the CAD forums to see what kind of reaction it would get. Tim Buckley sees the thread, locks it, then goes on his merry way. About five minutes laters he finally realizes that it's a diss against him and deletes the thread, while also banning the original poster.

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So, uh, how about those webcomics, people? Pretty swell, huh?
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Old 03-14-2008, 09:14 PM
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Anyone who spends even a minute arguing about CAD on the internet needs to get spayed and/or neutered.
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Old 03-14-2008, 11:42 PM
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this is a comic, and it's on the web, but it's definitely not a webcomic! it's an old, fantastic origin story for Scrooge McDuck that disney produced in the 90s. it is a reminder that Scrooge McDuck is a badass motherfucker and among the best things to spring from disney's loins

EDIT: oops, here is the link that has the rest of the series http://disneycomics.free.fr/Ducks/Ro...rosa_date.html

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Old 03-15-2008, 03:05 AM
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Oh man, The Life & Times Of Scrooge McDuck. I totally read that thing as a kid, and was sad I never managed to find all the issues. That story was a surprising little bit of sheer brilliance from Disney. I love ol' Scroogey.
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Old 03-15-2008, 05:15 PM
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Yeah, those comics are pretty brilliant. They also have the Carl Barks comics on there, if you look around.
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:27 PM
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Oh man Don Rosa's "Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck" is one of my all times favorites. The detail he puts in his art is awesome.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:20 PM
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I love anyone who documents the centuries-long history of a clan of Scottish cartoon ducks with the serious care and detail of a real-life biographer.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:55 PM
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haha i just got to the part where he meets teddy roosevelt

this comic is really goddamn great!
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Old 03-15-2008, 09:02 PM
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If it's for the first time, well just wait until they meet again...
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Old 03-16-2008, 02:16 AM
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Anything that involves Teddy Roosevelt automatically gets bonus Awesome points.
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Old 03-16-2008, 03:02 AM
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I just want to point out that The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck is actually in print. It's a beautiful edition with commentary by Rosa after every issue detailing both the numerous nods to the old Barks comics and info about the various international publications of the series. Seriously everyone should buy it.

Now if you'll excuse me I'm going to spend my weekend reading Carl Barks comics. God bless you for posting that link.
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:34 PM
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it may be on permanent-ish haitus, but rest assured that there was good in the universe, and this was its name

really awesome stuff

some member here has/had an avatar from this strip, i wanna give him a high-five
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:37 PM
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it may be on permanent-ish haitus, but rest assured that there was good in the universe, and this was its name

really awesome stuff
I like it, but most of the later ones call to mind a Twisp and Catsby strip that took itself way too seriously. Not that they're not as good as the earlier ones, though!
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Old 03-18-2008, 11:24 AM
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Whoops, killed it again.

Well, nothing gets a thread back on its feet faster than another rendition of totally awesome comics! This totally awesome comic is about a girl, a boy, and a crow that go on a balloon ride adventure! There's a lot more to it though. Read it now!
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:24 PM
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Being a fan of Lovecraft and anime, I found this funny.

The rest are pretty good too.
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Old 03-19-2008, 07:57 PM
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dohohohoho
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What is that? How to make Octopus Pie terrible by Tim Buckley?
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Old 03-19-2008, 08:49 PM
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What is that? How to make Octopus Pie terrible by Tim Buckley?
what is what? who is tim buckley? what does "terrible" mean? i think you need a few more dialogue bubbles to clarify things for your readers, little mister
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Old 03-19-2008, 10:30 PM
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after some careful consideration, i've decided that a stop-motion animated version of Riceboy might be the Coolest Shit In The World

if Scott Pilgrim can get a movie Cena and that Hot Fuzz guy on board, who knows?
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What is that? How to make Octopus Pie terrible by Tim Buckley?
It's a rip on this discussion thread for Octopus Pie. I haven't read all of it yet, but most of the arguements do seem fairly illogical.

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after some careful consideration, i've decided that a stop-motion animated version of Riceboy might be the Coolest Shit In The World

if Scott Pilgrim can get a movie Cena and that Hot Fuzz guy on board, who knows?
I'd prefer a more traditional 2-D style, but then I'm very attached to the comic's painter-ly look.

Either one would probably turn out great, though.
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Old 03-20-2008, 01:12 AM
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I just read Octupus Pie tonight and now I'm in love with it. It's incredibly charming and funny in a way I can't figure out how to describe.
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Old 03-20-2008, 07:40 AM
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It's a rip on this discussion thread for Octopus Pie. I haven't read all of it yet, but most of the arguements do seem fairly illogical.
this comic has a drug user, it must be advocating drugs! it's full of hipsters, so despite the fact that it's a clever rip on hipster culture, it must be shit like Questionable Content! blargh blargh blargh i'm a buttwad and i think Horribleville should change its name (TOO MISLEADING)

halfpixel is supposed to be some sort of "leading webcomic discussion forum", but man they say the craziest shit sometimes
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:52 AM
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Halfpixel used to be pretty civil and even cerebral when it was just Kris Straub, but with PvP's community mixed in there you get people who are prone to ranting like monkeys as if they know better than the actual cartoonist. They're the same types who say PvP isn't about videogames enough or that Skull's voice is all wrong.
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:28 AM
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Halfpixel used to be pretty civil and even cerebral when it was just Kris Straub, but with PvP's community mixed in there you get people who are prone to ranting like monkeys as if they know better than the actual cartoonist. They're the same types who say PvP isn't about videogames enough or that Skull's voice is all wrong.
they're also the same type that reads PVP (heyoooooo)
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:10 PM
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This isn't really a webcomic per se, but I guess a while ago there was a Livejournal meme going around challenging people to draw 200 bad comics. I read a few attempts, but this one stood out for me, as they were actually really funny. 200 Bad Comics.
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