Lots of comic books are about sex, but they usually only frame desire and fulfillment as subtext. That will change soon, because publisher Oni Press just announced a new line of books all about getting it on. First out the gate will be collection of Erika Moen and Matt Nolan’s Oh Joy Sex Toy webcomic.
The latest installment of Oh Joy, Sex Toy offers an accessible, informative, and non-judgmental overview of medical abortion, one of several choices available to newly pregnant persons.
A couple of our favorite webcomics—one about an ex-superhero college student and another about sexy toys—are coming out in print and you can give them a crowdfunding boost. You can also help fund a line of horrifying pony toys, foam swords that keep score while you duel, and a video game that teaches coding.
One of the unwritten laws of the Internet is that once a character comes into existence, someone will draw that character as someone of a different gender. One artist explains how playing with her favorite characters' genders helped her connect better with the media she loves.
All year long, cartoonists have been giving away beautiful, funny, and heartbreaking pieces of webcomic goodness for free online. From goofy girl warriors to time-traveling artists to emotionally and physically intimate pieces, here are our favorite new webcomics from 2013.