Fran Krause's Deep Dark Fears Book Is Full of Things You Didn't Know To Be Afraid Of

We’ve celebrated Fran Krause’s Deep Dark Fears tumblr before—it’s a collection of really insane comics about truly bizarre things to be afraid of. A lot of them are very outlandish or sort of existential, or just very goofy. And now, he’s got a book of new comics, and we’ve got an exclusive first peek. »9/22/15 2:30pm9/22/15 2:30pm

This Webcomic Perfectly Captures the Awe and Poetry of Astronomy

Boulet has done it again. The cartoonist’s latest installment is a quasi-animated pixel comic that challenges the notion that science has somehow robbed the universe of poetry. Recalling his own experiences looking at the night sky through his telescope, Boulet takes us on a lovely and lyrical tour of the cosmos. »8/26/15 4:00pm8/26/15 4:00pm

A Webcomic About a Pizza Witch Who Falls for a Lactose Intolerant Girl

Sarah Graley’s webcomic Pizza Witch is as silly and fun as the title suggests. It’s all about Roxy, a witch who brews magical pizzas that make people fall in love with her. When she finds herself lusting after a woman who doesn’t eat cheese, she ends up on an offbeat quest for the perfect pizza ingredient. »8/12/15 4:40pm8/12/15 4:40pm

Webcomic MFK Stars a Superpowered Girl on a Quest to Scatter Mom's Ashes

Abbie is the heroine of Nilah Magruder’s webcomic M.F.K., but she doesn’t want to be a hero. She just wants to carry her late mother’s ashes to their final resting place and live a quiet life. But in a land where sleeping gods are starting to wake, life can’t be quite for a girl with earth-moving superpowers. »8/05/15 3:00pm8/05/15 3:00pm

XKCD Tips Its Hat to the Microbiome (and so Should You)

When was the last time you thanked the bugs in your belly? Even if the concept of a “healthy” microbiome is flawed, the trillions of microorganisms living in your gut (and mouth, and vagina, and nose, etc.) play a vital role in many of your body’s functions. They’re so essential, many refer to the microbiome as an… »6/26/15 1:40pm6/26/15 1:40pm

A Playful (And NSFW) Webcomic About the Sex Lives of Halfling Women

If you like a bit of drama in your porn comics (and like to watch very short women getting it on with taller men), check out InCase’s webcomic Alfie. When a caravan of humans and elves visits a remote halfling village, two village women — a mother and daughter — find they’re in for some new sexual experiences. »6/24/15 2:00pm6/24/15 2:00pm

A Fascinating Webcomic Retelling Of Empress Octavia's Ritual Suicide

In the year AD 62, the exiled Roman Empress Claudia Octavia was sentenced to death by ritual suicide by her former husband Nero. Brian Mowrey uses that even as the germ of his webcomic The Seven Deaths of the Empress (NSFW), turning Octavia into a mystical figure who must die over and over again in a fantasy realm. »6/17/15 3:37pm6/17/15 3:37pm

Webcomic Nimona Is Getting An Animated Adaptation! Yes, Yes, Yes!

Noelle Stevenson’s Nimona is one of our all-time favorite webcomics, a genre-bending tale of a not-so-evil supervillain whose life is radically altered when a pushy, shapeshifting lady forces him to take her on as his sidekick. And now there’s going to be an animated version, from the director of Disney’s adorable… »6/11/15 4:20pm6/11/15 4:20pm