Comics without Pictures, Take Two
November 2nd, 2009
The deadline is coming up fast, but if anyone is interested, here’s a challenge to create a text-only comic (complete with prize) which some of you may want to take up.
As before, I’m sure the whole question of what even qualifies as a “picture” will come up, but I’m happy to let others decide that.
Posted in Experimental Comics
Rebecca Borgstrom (now Jenna Moran) used to call her story blog “Hitherby Dragons” (http://imago.hitherby.com/) “a webcomic without pictures”. I suspect it doesn’t fit your definitions, but I felt like taking this opportunity to recommend it to people anyway. It’s unfinished, but then so is Beanworld. We’re finally getting new Beanworld after a decade and a half; I live in hope that someday we’ll get a conclusion to Hitherby.
(And yes, I do mean to imply that people who like Beanworld should check out Hitherby Dragons.)
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Hey Scott, thanks for mentioning our challenge. I’ve posted all the pictureless comic submissions here: http://www.docpop.org/2009/11/06/pictureless-comics-part-2.html