Amid the popularity of anime, manga, video games and TV cartoon series, the comic strips are not to be outdone. Comics continue to be created and while they’re more known to be in the print version, the digital and online format is also gaining popularity.
Comic strips are meant to entertain young and full-fledged adults. For the geeks, there are many online sites that offer cartoon series and books ideal for them. They’re great to follow if only to give you a good laugh or even just a smile on a daily basis. The Kickstarter comics are also recommended.
Scott Kurtz has this funny comic strip that focuses on a fictional video game magazine and its workers. This webcomic artist is the man behind the award-winning daily online comic strip Player vs. Player or PvP launched in 1998. He released a print version of this in 2000.
This comic strip was launched in 1998 by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. First introduced on the loonygames.com site, it is now being published on its own website.
Those who are huge fans of video games should follow this being an institution in the web comic industry. Did you know that Penny Arcade is one of the longest running gaming online comics? In 2010 alone, it gained some 3.5 million readers.
HijiNKS Ensue is the creation of Joel Watson. It’s a geek comic strip that can elicit smiles from readers particularly those who like geek movies, science-fiction, technology, geek TV and geek life in general.
The main characters here (Joel, Josh and Eli) are based on real people, the creator himself and his two buddies.
John Kovalic’s Dork Tower can be followed on www.dorktower.com. Early adapters of technology and active Twitter users will find this comic strip funny. Those who know the significance of 42 and who follow thinkgeek.com should also be able to relate.
Kovalic is an editorial cartoonist whose works have been published in The New York Times and The Washington Post. This man has also received many awards and has provided illustrations for numerous games.
Nitrozac and Snaggy
The Joy of Tech comic strip by Nitrozac and Snaggy delves on technology and pop culture. It is updated three times a week with current events and people being the source of inspiration of the creators.
The tandem of Nitrozac and Snaggy has been involved in comics making since 1999. It appears on the Voices and has also been featured in various blogs.