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Comic Riffs Archive: The Webcomic

The 'Riffs Interview: 12 Secrets of the insanely viral 'OATMEAL' creator Matthew Inman

MATTHEW INMAN shares at least one striking trait with Mark Zuckerberg, beyond the fact they are once-introverted, sandy-haired, whipsmart men in their 20s. Both the Facebook founder and the founder of "THE OATMEAL" seem to understand their missions on...

By Michael Cavna  | March 11, 2011; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, The Webcomic, This Riffster's Reading List  | Tags:  Andrews McMeel, Matthew Inman, The Oatmeal  
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BEST COMICS CONTEST: And the winners of your 2011 Riffy Awards are...

For some artists and fans, it seems, 2010 was the Year of the Muhammad Cartoon. Yes, Swedish illustrator Lars Vilks and Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard and The Artist Formerly Known As Molly Norris attracted headlines and death threats over...

By Michael Cavna  | January 21, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Comic Book, The Comic Strip, The Graphic Novel, The Riffy Awards, The Webcomic  | Tags:  2011 Riffy Awards, Batwoman: Elegy, Dilbert, Jesus and Mo, Toy Story 3  
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THE BEST IN COMICS: Time to vote from these nominees...

In recent weeks, Comic Riffs asked readers to nominate their favorite comics and animations from 2010. From webcomics to feature films, we received hundreds of Riffy Award nominations, from which we've culled the finalists that received the most mentions....

By Michael Cavna  | January 6, 2011; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  General, The Animation, The Comic Book, The Comic Strip, The Riffy Awards, The Webcomic  | Tags:  Best Comics of 2010, Riffy Awards  
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THE YEAR IN COMIC RIFFS: What most resonated with readers in 2010

Which Comic Riffs pieces resonated the most with readers in 2010? Our Webcomic of the Decade vote, we learned this week, was one of The Post's 25 most-read blog items of 2010. But many of the most popular articles...

By Michael Cavna  | January 1, 2011; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  America's Next Great Cartoonist, General, Interviews With Cartoonists, Superheroes, The Animation, The Comic Book, The Comic Strip, The Graphic Novel, The Political Cartoon, The Webcomic  
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'PIBGORN': McEldowney & Universal UClick remove comments section

(courtesy of Universal UClick) You can continue to enjoy Brooke McEldowney's sumptious "PiBGORN" cartoons and sketches at GoComics.com. As of this week, however, you simply can no longer comment on them. Universal UClick announced Thursday that it has decided,...

By Michael Cavna  | December 10, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  The Comic Strip, The Webcomic  | Tags:  Brooke McEldowney, GoComics, Pibgorn, Universal UClick  
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WEBCOMIC OF THE WEEK: The 'xkcd' guest heads to the Smithsonian

While the brilliant "xkcd" creator Randall Munroe takes a break for personal reasons, some gifted cartoonists are offering their surrogate stick-figures on his site. Among the replacement workers have been Jeph Jacques ("Questionable Content") and Bill Amend ("Fox Trot")....

By Michael Cavna  | November 27, 2010; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  The Webcomic  | Tags:  Bill Amend, Jeph Jacques, Randall Munroe, Zach Weiner, xkcd  
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Older Entries in This Category »

WEBCOMIC OF THE DAY: 'xkcd' speaks our language, Michael Cavna , October 15, 2010
Fave Five: The Cartoons Now Catching Our Eye, Michael Cavna , September 21, 2009
Hot Links: Our Fave Five Cartoons This Minute..., Michael Cavna , September 17, 2009
Mark Sanford: Dispatches From the 'Appalachian Trail', The Reliable Source , July 1, 2009
Which Webcomic Are You Ready to Rally Behind?, Michael Cavna , February 10, 2009
What's Your Fave Webcomic? Noms Now Accepted, Michael Cavna , February 3, 2009
 
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