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Comic Riffs Archive: The E-Mailbag

V-DAY CAPTION CONTEST: Enter now by writing this Nick Galifianakis cartoon

YOUR CAPTION HERE (Cartoon by Nick Galifianakis for Comic Riffs contest) Here at Comic Riffs, we're in the mood today to spread our wry brand of love. And what better way -- truly -- than by bringing in syndicated...

By Michael Cavna  | February 14, 2011; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (253)
Categories:  The Caption Contest, The E-Mailbag  | Tags:  Carolyn Hax, Comic Riffs Contest, Nick Galifianakis Caption Contest  
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VIDEO OF THE DAY: LBJ orders himself some pants

Even LBJ, as commander-in-chief, ordered his pants one leg at a time. Then again, perhaps no other orator to inhabit the White House has ever phoned in an order for slacks quite like this. "Like riding a wire fence,"...

By Michael Cavna  | January 18, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Animation, The E-Mailbag, The Political Cartoon, The Video Shelf, Video of the Day  | Tags:  Adam Lisagor, Jesse Thorn, Polymorth Productions, President Lyndon Johnson, Tawd b. Dorenfeld  
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BEST COMICS OF 2010: Today's the deadline to nominate your favorites

As your picks pour in by Facebook and Twitter, by e-mail and comments, tonight's the deadline to nominate your favorites for the 2010 Riffy Awards. As we announced last week, Comic Riffs is seeking your nominations for: Best Comic...

By Michael Cavna  | December 27, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  The E-Mailbag  | Tags:  Best Comics of 2010, The Riffy Awards  
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BEST OF 2010: Time to nominate your picks for top comics

It's that time again to nominate your favorite comics. A year ago, readers nominated hundreds of features for the "best comic" and "best webcomic" Riffy Awards. So this year, we are expanding the categories. Comic Riffs is now seeking...

By Michael Cavna  | December 20, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  The E-Mailbag  | Tags:  Best Comics 2010, Riffy Awards  
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THE BEST WEBCOMIC: Can 'Penny Arcade' reign? It's time to cast your final-round vote...

First off, congratulations to the webcomic-slash-cultural-powerhouse that is "Penny Arcade." In recent days, "Penny Arcade" has had twin victories to celebrate ("power to the PAX!"). First, after nearly a half-million votes, "PA" (mobilizing that mighty-mighty fanbase) led with 36...

By Michael Cavna  | February 3, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  The E-Mailbag, The Webcomic  
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THE BEST WEBCOMIC: The Eight Burning Questions from readers

After hundreds of comments and e-mails -- and a vote total that exceeded our next-largest poll ever by, oh, nearly a half-million respondents -- Comic Riffs is just rested enough to begin fielding some of your most common questions...

By Michael Cavna  | January 29, 2010; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  The E-Mailbag, The Webcomic  | Tags:  Webcomics  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Vote Here: Which is the 'Best Comic of the Decade'?, Michael Cavna , December 17, 2009
REDSKINS POLL: Is this cartoon over the (goal) line?, The Reliable Source , November 15, 2009
Does 'Beetle' Mania Live On? Time to Defend That 'Toon , The Reliable Source , July 22, 2009
Michael Jackson: The Biggest Draw of the Day?, Michael Cavna , July 7, 2009
Do Redheads Have More Fun?, The Reliable Source , July 2, 2009
Reader Poll: Who Draws Lil' Kim Jong-Il Best?, Michael Cavna , June 15, 2009
Reader Poll: Is the Sotomayor Cartoon Offensive?, The Reliable Source , June 5, 2009
Call for Entries: "Eat My (Animated) Shorts!", Michael Cavna , May 20, 2009
Mother's Day: Give the Gift of Cartoons, Michael Cavna , May 7, 2009
Toonists Got Talent: Who Drew Susan Boyle Best? , Michael Cavna , April 29, 2009
The Latest "Post Power Rankings" Are In..., Michael Cavna , April 27, 2009
Pat Oliphant Draws Fire Yet Again , Michael Cavna , March 27, 2009
He Who Gaffes Last: Our Fave Art Goof O' the Day, Michael Cavna , March 26, 2009
What Are the Best--and Worst--Comic Films Ever?, Michael Cavna , March 25, 2009
Homage to the 'Doomed' Post Strips, Michael Cavna , March 24, 2009
Rate Yourself: How Well Do You Know Your Cartoons?, Michael Cavna , February 17, 2009
Now Polling: What Gets Your Vote for Best Art?, Michael Cavna , February 12, 2009
Caption Contest News: YOU May Already Be a Winner, Michael Cavna , February 10, 2009
Smart Remarks: We Stop to Smell the Bon Mots, Michael Cavna , February 9, 2009
Write a Caption, Win a Cartoon, Michael Cavna , February 2, 2009
The Poll: What's the Funniest Comic Around?, Michael Cavna , January 27, 2009
What Caption Would You Create? Help-A-Cartoonist, Michael Cavna , January 26, 2009
The E-Mailbag: Guess the Fate of Sally Forth, Michael Cavna , December 31, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Vote for Your "Mark Trail", Michael Cavna , December 4, 2008
Calvin or Pogo--Who Should Be Character-in-Chief?, Michael Cavna , November 3, 2008
The Semifinals: Who Should Be Character-in-Chief?, Michael Cavna , October 29, 2008
Painting Sarah Palin in a Comic Light, Michael Cavna , October 24, 2008
Draw Your Own Obama/McCain Conclusions...HERE., Michael Cavna , October 23, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Vote NOW for Character-in-Chief..., Michael Cavna , October 16, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Which Comic Would You Drop? Act Now., Michael Cavna , September 24, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Tell Us Which Comic You'd Like to Drop., Michael Cavna , September 23, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Which Comic Would YOU Drop? Vote Now., Michael Cavna , September 22, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Jim Borgman & This Week's Riffys..., Michael Cavna , September 5, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Dr. Duncan, Studmuffin, Michael Cavna , July 30, 2008
The E-Mailbag: 'Tooning In to Obama & McCain, Michael Cavna , July 28, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Pearls Before Feline, Michael Cavna , July 25, 2008
The E-Mailbag: Beyond the Irony Age, Michael Cavna , July 21, 2008
 
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