Comic Strips

'Dick Tracy' Is Hanging Out With The Spirit (And More)
While it's often overlooked from readers --- like me --- who tend to focus on monthly superhero titles, the Dick Tracy newspaper comic strip has been steadily chugging along as one of the most entertaining stories in the medium. It's consistently surprising and entertaining, and part of th…
Rogues' Gallery: Dick Tracy's Top Ten Enemies
A hero is defined by their villains, and comic books are filled with some of the scariest and silliest bad guys around. Rogues’ Gallery aims to settle the score and determine who is the true arch-nemesis for some of our favorite heroes, and we need your help to do it!

You voted to see who th…
Greetings From The Krampus: A Tale For Krampusnacht
On the evening of December 5, children across the world will set out their shoes hoping that on the morning of December 6, they will awake to find them full of treats from Saint Nicholas. But in many parts of Europe, Saint Nicholas Eve is also known as Krampusnacht, a night when Saint Nicholas'…
Rogues' Gallery: Who Is Dick Tracy's Ultimate Enemy? [Poll]
This week we're looking at a comics character with possibly the weirdest villains, one of the most iconic stars of newspaper strips around the world, Dick Tracy. The private eye has a stunningly huge gallery of rogues to choose from, so we've narrowed it down to the best of the worst for y…
Tom Gauld On 'Mooncop', A Comedy About A Cop On The Moon
British cartoonist Tom Gauld's new graphic novel Mooncop imagines an actualization of the lunar colony concept of moonshot-era pop culture as it might be if the colony had followed the path of our collective gradual disenchantment with space. Gauld employs his signature simple style in service …
Howdy from Dogpatch: The Life and Work of Al Capp
If you were to mention the name “Al Capp” to a modern comics reader, there is a good chance it would mean nothing to them at all, or maybe they would think he was the British guy with the checkered hat on the bag of hot fries. But for several decades in the 20th century, Al Capp's…
Cartoonist Shawn Bowers Is Drawing Garfield As Pokemon
Garfemon is a project by cartoonist Shawn Bowers where he's mashing up Garfield's signature orange-and-black design with the original 151 Pokémon. It is easily one of the most upsetting things we have ever seen on this job, so obviously we had to share it with you, dear reader.
The Question: Who Was Your Childhood Hero? [Kids' Comics]
This week we're celebrating kids comics, and how comics inspire and influence people from an early age. Comics are often a gateway into fiction as a whole, and for many, the characters we met as kids remain some of our personal heroes to this day, whether they wear a cape or not.

The question …

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