Now THIS Is How You Tell A Disney Villain's Side Of The Story

Maleficent had its misses as a recontextualizing of one of Disney's greatest villains, but fortunately, we also have this short story from Digger creator Ursula Vernon, explaining why the sea witch Ursula really took the Little Mermaid's voice—to prevent human colonization under the sea. » 5/30/14 4:40pm 5/30/14 4:40pm

Ursula Vernon's "Jackalope Wives" will haunt you

In "Jackalope Wives," there's something so seductive about the dance of the skin-changers in the desert. Every young man wants to claim one for his bride — but only a few young men are stupid enough to actually try and seize one. This is the most beautiful story I've read in ages. » 1/24/14 12:49pm 1/24/14 12:49pm

Crowdfund cyborg cockroaches and horror comics for sleepless nights

If you love great comics, there are tons of spectacular comics crowdfunding campaigns running now, including an anthology of horror comics and the omnibus edition of one of our favorite webcomic epics. Or you can play mad scientist with a cyborg cockroach that you can control from your phone. » 6/16/13 12:00pm 6/16/13 12:00pm

The peculiar, pragmatic adventures of a wombat engineer

The webcomic Digger features an unusual epic protagonist. For one thing, she's a wombat. For another, in contrast to the dead gods, shadow demons, hyena warriors, and vampire squash around her, Digger is decidedly down to earth. » 10/16/10 9:30am 10/16/10 9:30am