May 2011


Welcome to the conclusion of this round of Newsarama’s Wide World of Webcomics, the series where we interview the creators behind the coolest strips online. Today, we’ve got a special talk with one of the longest-running creators online, who’s responsible for one of the weirdest and funniest strips out there.

Read the full interview with the creator of such characters as Undead Hipster and Bad Decision Dinosaur here!

Welcome back to Newsarama’s Wide World of Webcomics, our continuing look at the best comics on the web. Today, we take a journey into the depths of outer space for one of the cutest comics for all ages to launch in the past year.

Read the full interview with creator Jim Anderson here!

You might know Anthony “Nedroid” Clark (www.nedroid.com) for his colors on Dr. McNinja or the hilarious comics on TV’s Lost he posted on Twitpic during its final scenes, which are archived starting here. But for many fans, he’s best known for Nedroid, his comic about the strange adventures of the incredibly self-centered bluebird Reginald and his friend Beartato, a bear who is part potato.

Read the full interview with the creator of this great strip here!

In the last year, Dustin Harbin has earned acclaim for hand-lettering every issue of the reissue of Matt Fraction’s creator-owned series Casanova, which he’ll continue into the new series. But he’s also been doing a variety of hilarious and insightful comic of his own, chronicled on his daily site www.dharbin.com.

Harbin was previously known among comic fans and pros for his work at the comic shop Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find in Charlotte, NC – and for helping organize each year’s Heroes Con, which is coming up June 3-5. Harbin, who recently did a stint as diarist for The Comics Journal’s website, spoke with us via email about going from retailer to creator, the unique challenges of the industry, some of his favorite books and more.

Read the full interview here!

Take a trip to Northampton in this interview with the creator of the hugely popular webcomic that’s already helped prompt the return of Pizza Girl!

Read the full interview here!

Can’t get enough kung fu action? This July, Top Shelf won’t just bring you kung fu…it’ll bring you Infinite Kung Fu. The fan-favorite indy series by writer-artist Kagan McLeod is collected and completed in a 464-page volume where the honorable Lei Kung must wander a post-apocalyptic Earth battling the ruthless forces of zombies, with friends and foes blurring as the action escalates.

To repeat: 464 pages of battling post-apocalyptic zombies with kung fu. We’re just going to let that sink in.

Jimmy works at the Oakland library. Jimmy’s best friend is Sara, who has decided to move to Williamsburg in New York City to try to break into publishing. Jimmy, who’s barely been out of his house, decides that this is the perfect opportunity to declare his love to Sara by taking a Greyhound to New York and meeting her on the top of the Empire State Building. Things don’t go nearly as planned.

Find out what happens next in Jason Shiga’s screamingly funny EMPIRE STATE, and read our interview with the creator here!

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