Randall Munroe

Weekender: XKCD Text Books, 'Everblue', Al Jaffee's Record
Weekender: XKCD Text Books, 'Everblue', Al Jaffee's Record
What a week! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to sit back and read some comics. The weekend is finally here, and the world can relax and rest once more — but the comics industry has been busy too, you know, and the last seven days have seen a flurry of comics-based news and announcements fly past at high speed. ComicsAlliance has got your back, though: when it comes to comics, we never slow down, so here’s a look back and just what’s been going on. New comics, new stories, new podcasts, new art being made — it’s all part of the ComicsAlliance Weekender!
Parting Shot: The Highly Detailed, Six-Foot ‘xkcd’ Guide to Money
Parting Shot: The Highly Detailed, Six-Foot ‘xkcd’ Guide to Money
xkcd creator Randall Munroe has created elaborate charts and infographics for his webcomic before to break down everything from gravity wells to and radiation, and now he has applied the format to a very timely and political topic: money. Block by block, the comic breaks down who has it and how they spend it, from average citizens to billionaires to entire countries...
‘xkcd’ Illustrates Radiation Exposure Levels in Helpful Chart
‘xkcd’ Illustrates Radiation Exposure Levels in Helpful Chart
With the crisis at the nuclear plants in Fukushima, Japan still underway, there's been a lot of discussion of radiation in the news recently, particularly how dangerous it becomes at different levels. It's kind of hard to visualize as a layman, but fortunately Randall Munroe, the creator of the popular webcomic xkcd, has made it a little easier with a colorful and comparative chart he compile