Given the infinite nature of the Internet, asks Shaenon Garrity, why are there certain types of webcomics that seem to be absent?
And yet, despite all the thousands of comics knocking around in the tubes, some genres remain surprisingly underrepresented. Not entirely unrepresented, of course; in a field where math comics become mega-blockbusters and something as bizarre as “Homestuck” attracts cosplayers and slash fiction, there really is something out there for everyone. And yet there still exist near-virgin territories of webcomicking into which the enterprising artist could make considerable inroads, and here are three that strike me as particularly hopeful.
Now I know to add “create a critical, political webcomic for kids” to my To-Do list for 2013.