Past and future look exactly the same in this post-apocalyptic western

In the post-apocalyptic future depicted in this short film there are no smartphones, computers, or octopus-shaped robots trying to destroy what’s left of humanity. Here, people live like they used to in the Wild West. They ride horses, wear funny hats, and are well aware that their life is worth less than the bullet… »8/31/15 5:16pm8/31/15 5:16pm


The Undead Heroine Of This Webcomic Western Must Cause The Apocalypse

Two of our favorite webcomic creators, Anthony Clark of Nedroid and KC Green of Gunshow, have teamed up to bring us a hilariously absurd, apocalyptic fantasy western. It all starts when a gunslinger is raised from the dead and told she has to bring about the end of the world, and only gets stranger from there. »11/19/14 11:00am11/19/14 11:00am

Saturday Webcomic: Plume is a rollicking tale of supernatural revenge in the Old West

"My father once told me that revenge was like a plume of black smoke," says Vesper Grey at the beginning of K. Lynn Smith's Plume. "It seems tangible, but when you reach for it, you're grasping nothing but air." But that doesn't stop Vesper from seeking revenge against a crew of artifact thieves who attack her and her… »3/16/13 11:30am3/16/13 11:30am

Brilliant motion comic tells the story of a man hired to kill Death—without animation

How do you turn comic book panels into a movie without animation? Edson Oda's ingenious short film Malaria uses comic panels on individual sheets of paper, placing and moving and manipulating them in a way that manages to be far more cinematic than motion comics ever are. It enhances the tension of this quiet… »1/20/13 6:00pm1/20/13 6:00pm

Saturday Webcomic: A pyromancer and a gunslinging revenant wreak Old West havoc in The Next Town Over

The Wild West in Erin Mehlos' webcomic The Next Town Over isn't quite the one from the spaghetti westerns. The most wanted outlaw kills not with a gun, but with the mystical fire from his own hands. People can come back from the dead, provided there's enough rage in their hearts. Wounded horses can be transformed into… »10/06/12 11:30am10/06/12 11:30am

A swashbuckling noblewoman sails the Wild Space West in Greg Rucka's webcomic Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether

Firefly blended western aesthetics with space travel, and steampunk stories are frequently set in the American West. Greg Rucka and Rick Burchett's webcomic Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether takes steampunk, space travel, and westerns, and adds a crew of spacefaring pirates, led by a sword-wielding lady. »6/16/12 11:30am6/16/12 11:30am