When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure to make the season brighter, whether you’re browsing for a gift or just looking for something to drop hints about so that you don’t get stuck with a random assortment of back issues again.
Even if you're as big a fan of Achewood as I am, you might not know that the merchandise section recently returned after being absent for almost two years -- so finally, you can give someone that Sex Bicycle t-shirt they've always wanted. It's great for grandma!
It's been less than a week since creator Chris Onstad posted short teaser footage of a possible Achewood animated series went up, but YouTube user benhet has apparently already posted five full minutes (with voices included!) of animation that seems to synch up with the initial teaser video. Hit the jump to see (and hear)
Achewood, Chris Onstad's frequently hilarious and just as frequently terrifying surrealist webcomic, has been on an indefinite hiatus for almost a full year now, following an earlier hiatus through much of 2011. Thankfully for fans, Onstad has announced on his personal blog that he has been working with a
It's no secret that newspapers in print aren't doing so hot these days, a fact that has put the hundred year tradition of comic strips (plus Sudoku and the Junior Jumble) in danger. For some strips, the cold embrace of oblivion would l
Last weekend, I joined the rest of America in going to see The Hunger Games. I haven't read the original novel, but I have to say that I really enjoyed the movie. The plot was compelling, the characters were engaging, and the setting had a great visual aesthetic that made it a really enjoyable film to watch. I've heard a lot of comp
If you're like me, in that you love both Achewood and delicious food, we have some good news for you: The Portland Mercury has announced that Achewood creator Chris Onstad will be taking over as their re
For some, Chris Onstad's Achewood has always been a bit of an odd duck. A webcomic starring a series of quirky anthropomorphic characters based on stuffed animals, Achewood has been a hilarious and often surreal journey with a cast of characters that includes depressed cats, painfully earnest otters and coke-addled squirrels. At least until March 2011, when Onstad announced that he was going on indefinite hiatus from the strip afte
As we move into the second installment of our weekly webcomic round-ups, I want to thank everyone for their suggestions, and to keep things as transparent as possible, mention a few things about how comics are included in each week's list.
Just when it seemed there was little to be thankful for this year, Chris Onstad dropped the best news I've heard all month: Achewoodhas returned!
Onstad made the announcement today on Twitter, ending the eight-month hiatus of what is quite possibly the best webcomic ever. Regular Achewood readers may never learn what happened to Teodor in the back of Nice Pete's van, but we're nevertheless overjoyed to have the strip back w
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