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THIS is how good a comic strip can be. High praise, especially from the hyperbole-resistant Watterson, a sharp-eyed critic of his art form and perceiver of its unrealized potential. The "self-consciously baroque narrations and monologues" show that "words can be funny in themselves"; "the sky turns from black to white to zigzags and plaids simply because, in a comic strip, it CAN"; its surreal Arizona desert setting "is a character in the story, and the strip is 'about' that landscape as much as it is about the animals who populate it," Ignatz Mouse, Offissa Pupp, and the titular Krazy Kat.
Webcomics Web Archive. Webcomics selected for this collection include award-winning comics Eisner Awards, Harvey Awards, Eagle Awards, and Shuster Awards as well as webcomics that have significance in the field due to longevity, reputation, and subject matter. Dig ital archiv e of thousands of Golden and Silver Age comic books in the Superhero, Sci-Fi, and Horror genres as well as fanzines and non-English publications.
The titles included on these sites are typically older works now in the public domain. Story lines that are still in production and still under copyright protections generally are not available to read on these sites. These sites provide information about comics but are not archives of the actual content.
The Digital Comic Museum offers free access to hundreds of pre comic books, uploaded by users who often offer historical research and commentary alongside high-quality scans. The resulting archive is devoid of many familiar comic-book characters, like those from Marvel, D. On the other hand, because of this restriction, the archive offers an interesting window into the themes of lesser-known comics in the Golden Age—romance, Westerns, combat, crime, supernatural and horror.
Great art, engaging story. Has quickly -- in less than a week -- made me a huge Tarpe Mills fan. I've only read part of Mann of India, at this point, and find it quite good.
A character that nobody owns anymore, or was never owned in the first place, that everybody wants to take a shot at writing. Under U. Before the s, copyright was not automatic in the United States and most other countries, and it was possible for a copyright to lapse if not registered or renewed in a timely manner, so certain later works are public domain as well.
Check out our awesome collection of funny comic strips. They are kid-friendly and truly hilarious. We did our best to bring you only the best, so we are confident you will enjoy them. Here is a page from one of them:.
We are the original and still the premier site to read and download Golden and Silver Age comic books. Plus, we also hold a large and growing selection of comic strips and pulp fiction. This is a historically significant archive, that has taken a great many people thousands of hours to create and we are ever vigilant to ensure that no content breaches copyright or trademark laws.