I remember the years right after I graduated from college and when my friends turned me onto Achewood. The wonderfully irreverent webcomic just seemed to sum up everything good with publishing comics directly to the web. I probably wouldn't be far off in guessing that Chris Onstad influenced a lot of other cartoonists to launch their own webcomics.
Artist Gisèle Lagacé announced on her Facebook page that Pixie Trix Comix and its collection of webcomics, including Menage a 3, Dangerously Chloe, Eerie Cuties, Sandra On The Rocks, Sticky Dilly Buns, and Magick Chicks, will stop by January 2019. While money is cited as a major issue, Lagacé made a point to note that Menage a 3 had an end planned out around Volume 10. Here is the full text of her post.
Gisèle Lagacé can draw Archie and the Riverdale gang just as easily as she draws NSFW webcomics. I won't normally showcae artists who do NSFW art, strictly because it is predominantly for more mature audiences. With Gisèle Lagacé, I had to share my love of her work. Gisèle is the regular artist on the webcomic Ménage à 3, which has its moments where it is definitely NSFW. However, she also does the completely safe for work webcomic Eerie Cuties. Her artwork has always had a very Archie-like quality, which completely makes it no surprise that she has begun doing art for Archie, and it was this art that reminded me how awesome an artist she is.
Two years ago, Les McClaine started a short story called 32 exposures about a private eye hired to find out if a guy's wife is cheating on him. This week, he published it on his web site. The detective is shaken by what he finds and the entire story is relayed by what he tells a bar full of people.
Webcomics are one of those things that we tend to take for granted. Great ones sometimes go unnoticed and relatively unappreciated and their creators labor away in relative solitude, posting regularly to the Internet. Some of them have little to no artistic training, learning on the job and some seem like they’ve always known exactly