Best comic strips

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emacs -nw

06 Jan 2018, 15:51

I very much like Calvin & Hobbes, and Cul-de-Sac, and ...




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Findecanor

06 Jan 2018, 18:09

Beside Calvin & Hobbes I also used to enjoy Bloom Country back in the day.

And for something completely different: A web-comic that I love and can recommend is Gunnerkrigg Court. It is a magical fantasy/sci-fi story that has been going on for years so you would have to spend hours to catch up to where it is now, which is what I did when I first encountered it.

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emacs -nw

06 Jan 2018, 21:22

Findecanor wrote: And for something completely different: A web-comic that I love and can recommend is Gunnerkrigg Court.
Seems nice :)

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seebart
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06 Jan 2018, 21:41

Ha good thread, I used to like Hägar the Horrible, Garfield, Dilbert and of course the classic Peanuts.

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emacs -nw

06 Jan 2018, 22:18

:)

One more, for luck:

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07 Jan 2018, 10:05

Findecanor wrote: Gunnerkrigg Court
Oh dayummm, I remember this one! I used to have a lot of webcomics bookmarked back in the day and I was just thinking about them today actually. Gunnerkrigg Court was one of them, but I also remember Dinosaur Comics, Dr McNinja, Cyanide and Happiness, Perry Bible Fellowship, achewood, White Ninja and megatokyo.

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Madhias
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07 Jan 2018, 19:24

One of my all-time favorites:

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emacs -nw

07 Jan 2018, 23:18

very nice one :) ... one truly sees how school was perceived through Calvin's lenses (and this time, without Spaceman Spiff).

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Halvar

08 Jan 2018, 13:39

xkcd must be mentioned.

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Findecanor

08 Jan 2018, 14:21

xckd does not have to be mentioned. Who here does not read xckd regularly? ;)

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emacs -nw

08 Jan 2018, 15:50

Heh - that last one deserved to be mentioned, being keyboard-related :)

Another favorite:
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There are some strips that sometime display only minimal humor (i.e. not the "in your face, laugh hard" type) but that, in each drawing, seem to add more and more thin layers to the characters, until you get to know them so well than, when revisited, each strip episode has a totally different depth and communicates with all the others. Or, as in "Wizard of Id", some episodes revisit the same joke, twist it, add a different ending, or change it to another joke, which is ok when seen by itself, but at quite a different level when you remember the previous version on which it's based.

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Halvar

08 Jan 2018, 19:43

Findecanor wrote: xckd does not have to be mentioned. Who here does not read xckd regularly? ;)
You're right. But just the thought of the endless hours of joy you can give to someone who doesn't know it yet by showing it to them makes it worth the ridiculous odds... :D

Rimrul

08 Jan 2018, 19:55

The god damn lucky 10000.

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depletedvespene

08 Jan 2018, 21:04

I can't believe no one has mentioned The Far Side yet.

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Wodan
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08 Jan 2018, 22:18

Pearls before Swine obviously

Kurplop

09 Jan 2018, 04:30

depletedvespene wrote: I can't believe no one has mentioned The Far Side yet.
I'm glad you did. Definitely my favorite.

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Halvar

09 Jan 2018, 07:09

Used to love The Far Side, but it's only a distant memory at this point. There hasn't been anything new since 1995.

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depletedvespene

09 Jan 2018, 11:00

Halvar wrote: Used to love The Far Side, but it's only a distant memory at this point. There hasn't been anything new since 1995.
Doesn't matter. It stays as fresh as it was back then.

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seebart
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09 Jan 2018, 11:06

depletedvespene wrote: Doesn't matter. It stays as fresh as it was back then.
Agreed. :P
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Halvar

09 Jan 2018, 11:17

I always wanted 7bit to make a SMITE cap.

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seebart
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09 Jan 2018, 11:22

Halvar wrote: I always wanted 7bit to make a SMITE cap.
Yeah, or how about a 7bit comic... :lol:

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depletedvespene

09 Jan 2018, 11:29

Halvar wrote: I always wanted 7bit to make a SMITE cap.

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Why didn't I think of this sooner? I'll ask wokechill to make me one of those! In red!

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emacs -nw

09 Jan 2018, 14:10

seebart wrote:
Yeah, or how about a 7bit comic... :lol:
A very long strip, all about 7bit sorting keycaps :)

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Halvar

09 Jan 2018, 16:31

"Round 6"
A Graphic Novel in ASCII art. :evilgeek:

Warning: Explicit content, viewer discretion is advised. :idea:

Send COMIC/VOL1 to 7bot now to order leftovers of volume 1 that will appear in 2019 :)
or COMIC/ALL to order the whole set of graphic novels (price, number of volumes and date of production TBD).

If you pay 30% of the subscription price for COMIC/VOL1 now, then that amount will pay for 35.5% of volume 1. :o

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seebart
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09 Jan 2018, 16:35

Laser wrote: A very long strip, all about 7bit sorting keycaps :)
7bit, 7bot and the 7 keycap smurfs... :lol:

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Wild Duck

09 Jan 2018, 17:07

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tigpha

09 Jan 2018, 20:10

Some of my favourites, mostly long-form graphic novel in style: Spindrift; Mare Internum; Ava's Demon; Powernap. There's a few more, but the link salad would become too rich.

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emacs -nw

15 Jan 2018, 12:03


Findecanor

23 Jan 2018, 18:13

For Swedes, who like me, grew up with Superman and Bamse - the world's strongest bear: a mashup: Stålbjörnen.

andrewjoy

23 Jan 2018, 18:26

Findecanor wrote: For Swedes, who like me, grew up with Superman and Bamse - the world's strongest bear: a mashup: Stålbjörnen.
SuperMAN


Did you just assume that superhero's gender ?

Thats very problematic , its 2018!!!!

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