Tag Archives: Comics

Rainslick Precipices

I just paid the low low price of $20 for the brand new Penny-Arcade videogame, On the Rainslick Precipice of Darkness: Episode One. After playing the ten-minute demo, I’ve decided it was a bargain. Features: great art (both 2D and 3D, including seamless transitions between the two), absurd situations, fun and simple RPG-like gameplay, and [...]

A Decade of Comic Book Movies

There have been 34 movies based on DC, Marvel, and Dark Horse comic books released in the past decade (9 by DC, 17 by Marvel, 8 by Dark Horse). If you put any stock in Rotten Tomatoes‘s raw percentage, the worst of them was Son of the Mask (5%), and the best is Iron Man [...]

I Don’t Get It

Would I be embarrassing myself if I admitted I didn’t get the notorious xkcd make me a sandwich comic? (Now being made into a t-shirt, due to its popularity.) As I read it, there are a number of possible explanations for the punchline, but the ambiguity is (I think) what’s contributing to my lack-of-getting-it. The [...]

Achewood’s Great Outdoor Fight

Are you reading Achewood, the best webcomic there is? Have you been following the Great Outdoor Fight, the current epic storyline? No? Start at the beginning and find out what you’re missing. When you’re done, and not quite sure what to make of it, read what Websnark thinks of it.

The Dilbert Blog on Intelligent Design

Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams has a blog that I was pointed to by a cow-orker a couple weeks ago. Half-surprisingly, he’s very well written, funny, and intelligent; so it makes a pretty good read. And he posts quite regularly. The other day, he posted about the Evolution versus Intelligent Design debate. He didn’t debate the [...]