Superhero Girl Faces Her Most Dastardly Foe: Canadian Stereotypes

Faith Erin Hicks' webcomic The Adventures of Superhero Girl focuses on the adventures of a Halifax-based superhero just starting out in the crimefighting business. In a more recent story, our hero must prove herself not just as a superhero, but as a Canadian superhero. » 7/08/14 4:00pm 7/08/14 4:00pm

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong is your happy place. With robots.

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong came out about a month ago, and I keep looking back and finding new favorite moments and reasons to celebrate this awesome book about robots and cheerleaders. It's seriously become my happy place lately. » 6/05/13 3:32pm 6/05/13 3:32pm

Proof that Data and Geordi are the original Troy and Abed

Earlier this week, in our review of the Blu-ray set for Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2, we proclaimed Data and Geordi "the original Troy and Abed." Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks thought the same thing, coming up with this poster of pair hosting Community's imaginary morning show. » 12/09/12 12:00pm 12/09/12 12:00pm

Saturday Webcomic: The dirtiest election of the campaign season pits…

While the current US presidential election swirls amidst Super PACs, editorial endorsements, and constant fact-checking, the high school election of Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks' Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong involves something much more powerful: the high school cheerleading team. When Nate, the neurotic… » 11/03/12 8:30am 11/03/12 8:30am

Exactly what happened in A Wrinkle in Time, explained in a one-page…

Madeleine L'Engle's scifi classic A Wrinkle in Time is 50 years old, and you can relive the entire tale of Meg and Charles Wallace in a brand-new edition. But if you don't have the patience to reread the entire book, cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks has conveniently broken down the entire plot in one brain-punching page. » 2/18/12 7:30am 2/18/12 7:30am

In the webcomic Friends With Boys, a homeschooler finds high school…

After years of homeschooling, Maggie is ready for her first day of public school. But can she survive the hallways of high school? Will she make any friends? And why does that ghost keep following her around? » 8/27/11 10:00am 8/27/11 10:00am

The less extraordinary adventures of an entry-level superhero

Superheroes dream of the big time: interdimensional crises, an arch-nemesis, a tricked-out lair. But Faith Erin Hicks' The Adventures of Superhero Girl reminds us that even superheroes have to start somewhere — with saving cats, shared apartments, and government stipends. » 11/27/10 9:00am 11/27/10 9:00am

How "The Hunger Games" might look as a comic

Now that Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy has come to a close, could we get a graphic novel adaptation? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks gives us a taste of what a comic Hunger Games might look like. » 8/28/10 9:15am 8/28/10 9:15am