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Web Comic: Third Shift Society

Meredith Moriarty gives us a comic that’s so well drawn that you have to wonder why it hasn’t been picked up by one of the bigger companies for publication! The premise is that of two supernatural investigators, Ellie and Ichabod. Ichabod has a pumpkin head. It should be more ludicrous than it sounds, and yet Meredith’s drawing of the character …

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When the holodeck breaks – LARP Trek!

The holodeck is one of Star Trek’s greatest plot devices. Gene Roddenberry originally intended to introduce it in the third season of the original series, but was thwarted by budget constraints. As a result, opportunities to place Spock & Kirk in period garb required time-travel plots—but the introduction of the “recreation room” in Star Trek: The Animated Series was the …

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Web Comic: Red Calaveras

Artist Erik Lervold and co-creator Kevin Kosmo gives us the weird, intensely colored world of a bad punk rock band encountering aliens, vampires and evil plots. Due to swearing and some situations, I’d say it was a comic for mature readers, except that some good old-fashioned immaturity is required to fully appreciate it. The art style is particularly interesting in …