Now, I like webcomics. You probably figured that out when I started my third one. There's nothing I enjoy more than sitting down with a big piece of marmite on toast and reading through the archives of a good webcomic. The only problem is that the good webcomics are all hidden behind pile upon pile of testicle sweat masquerading as entertainment.

I hate having to roam around the internet looking for a good comic to read. I find one, I read the latest strip, I read the first strip, decide it's lame and move on. Sometimes this labour can go on for some time without me finding anything that grabs me by the nuts and swings me around the room. So for the benefit of future generations, I have decided to form this list, the list of the Only Good Comics On The Internet (coloured red because it's so damn great), an ongoing project. You won't find this list cluttered by dire author insertion sprite comics - this is only the stuff I personally would want to spend an evening digesting. Keep in mind that this is only my opinion, but also keep in mind that I'm always right. If you'd like to submit a webcomic to consider for this list, then drop me a line to the usual address. If you recommend a comic I don't like, I won't hold it against you, although I will do everything in my power to see your family shamed and your body torn to pieces.

Each comic will also be assessed via the Six Webcomic Cliches, as first referred to in my webcomic update that I understand caused some people on the Sluggy Freelance forums to completely miss the point and get cross. Please note that having the cliches doesn't make a comic bad - they wouldn't be on this list if that was the case - they're just, from an academic point of view, intriguing in their frequency.

To summarise the Six Webcomic Cliches:

Author Insertion (AI); this could be either a thinly disguised main character, a completely not disguised main character, or an appearance by the author so they can address the audience directly, or to act in the capacity of a god-like being.
Mad Inventor Character (MIC);
Annoying Little Mascot Character (ALM);
Female Characters Are Hot (FCH);
Female Characters Are Violent (FCV);
Female Characters Are 'Straight' (FCS); as in, they observe the wacky antics of the wacky male characters and respond by rolling their eyes in an exasperated manner. And getting violent.

So, without further ado, let's get onto the list. Stars mark the ones I REALLY like.

8-Bit Theatre Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
A Lesson Is Learned But The Damage Is Irreversible Oui Non Non Non Non Non
A Softer World Enn Enn Enn Enn Enn Enn
Achewood Da Nyet Da Nyet Nyet Da
Alien Loves Predator :( :( :( :( :( :(
Beaver and Steve Norta Norta Sorta Norta Norta Norta
Bob The Angry Flower Ja Ja Ja Nein Nein Nein
Cat and Girl Naow Naow Naow Naow Naow Naow
Chopping Block Yee Noo Noo Noo Noo Noo
Concerned Whee Woo Woo Woo Woo Woo
Death To The Extremist Nup Nup Nup Nup Nup Nup
Deep Fried A-nope A-nope A-yup A-nope A-nope A-nope
Dinosaur Comics* Nay Nay Nay Nay Nay Nay
Doctor McNinja Nop Nop Nop Nop Nop Nop
Force Monkeys Ee Ina Ee Ina Ina Ina
Girly Nyet Nyet Da Da Da Nyet
Grimbles, The Maybe Zero Zero Zero Zero Zero
Irritability Yo Yo Yo Yo Yo Yo
Joe And Monkey Yah Pah Yah Pah Pah Pah
Lick My Jesus Yeah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah
Mac Hall Yea Nay Nay Yea Yea Yea
My New Filing Technique Is Unstoppable - - - - - -
Nine Planets Without Intelligent Life Maybe Naw Naw Yaw Naw Naw
Overcompensating 'es 'o 'o 'o 'o 'es
Partially Clips NO NO NO NO NO NO
Penny Arcade 1 0 1 1 0 1
Perry Bible Fellowship, The* N N N N N N
Platinum Grit* Nus Yus Yus Yus Yus Nus
Scary Go Round Narf Arf Arf Arf Arf Narf
Sexy Losers Uh-uh Uh-huh Uh-uh Uh-huh Uh-uh Uh-uh
Sinfest Nein Nein Ja Ja Nein Nein
Skinny Panda No No Yes No No No
Sluggy Freelance Yes Yes A Thousand Times Yes
Spamusement!* No No No No No No
VG Cats Aye Nuh Nuh Nuh Aye Nuh
White Ninja Comics ... ... ... ... ... ...
XKCD Sort of Nope Nope Nope Nope Nope

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