Today I’d like to give a shout out to two of my favorite webcomic creators.
First, Brad Guigar of Evil, Inc. and Courting Disaster. I started reading Brad’s work back when he was drawing Greystone Inn. It ran from February 14, 2000 until May 2005. In one of the smoothest moves I’ve seen online comics he transitioned from the ending Greystone Inn to the new Evil, Inc. seamlessly and has continued to grow. The recent addition of Ed Ryzowski’s colors has really made the strip pop off the page. If you’re not already reading it, start today.
The second creator I’d like to mention today is Howard Tayler of Schlock Mercenary. I was aware of this strip for many years before I started reading it regularly. After meeting Howard at SPX ’07 I went back to work and immediately read through the entire archives. Granted this took a few days as the strip has been running continuously seven days a week since June 12, 2000 with no missed updates, and recently celebrated its NINTH anniversary. I can’t imagine that kind of dedication to my own strips. When does this guy sleep? Apparently he does this mysterious thing called “working ahead”. I’ll have to check into that.
Either way if you like comic book heroes give Evil, Inc. a read, and if you like Sci-Fi humor check out Schlock Mercenary. And if you’re like me and like both, then be sure to check them both out. You won’t be disappointed.