The Creator Of Calvin and Hobbes Has Been Drawing A Comic In Secret

Bill Watterson, the famously reclusive creator of beloved comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, returned to your newspaper's comics page this week, and you probably didn't even notice. The sub rosa comic strips – three of them, to be exact – are the first Watterson has illustrated and published in almost 20 years.

Saturday Webcomic: Being haunted isn't the weirdest thing about Paranatural's bonkers middle school

The first day at a new school can be rough, especially when your slightly insane father has just purchased a convenience store, the lead reporter on the school newspaper won't stop pestering you, the school bully finds beating you up highly cathartic, and your new school happens to be packed with ghosts and violent…

Saturday Webcomic: A cartoonist rediscovers the joy (and sex) of comics in The Magic Pen

Sam Zabel was once a cartoonist of minor renown and much acclaim, but in the last few years, he has suffered from persistant anhedonia and writer's block. He's lost the joy of making comics, and his subconscious just won't stand for it any more. Suddenly, Sam finds that the comics he's reading and writing are coming…

Saturday Webcomic: A salvager battles monsters and miasma in post-apocalyptic Derelict

Here's the thing about the post-apocalypse: it's lonely. When the Internet and telephone systems have gone down, and you don't know whom to trust, you spend an awful lot of time by your lonesome. Dang Thu Mai, the survivalist heroine of Ben Fleuter's Derelict (occasionally NSFW for non-sexual nudity), spends most of…

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