Versus Guest Artist Week

These webcomic kids today, they just love drawing other people's comics for them. They can't make their own updates, but they seem to make time to make other people's. Well heck, if they wanna do my work for me for a week, that's fine by me.Guest week? Pah! Back in my day, you drew your own comics. You didn't let just anyone go around drawing your comics for you. Why, if you found out someone else was drawing your comics, you'd take them to court! And back then you didn't take them to some namby pamby courthouse, where you'd whine to a judge and he'd make them give you money, no sir, back then you'd take 'em to a courtyard, so you could challenge them to a duel. Continue Reading

Webcomics vs The Man

Earlier this week, there was a bit of a dispute between Penny Arcade and attorney Jack Thompson about Jack’s offer to pay ten thousand dollars to any game company who would make and release his game about the brutal murder of people in the gaming industry. When someone did, Jack said that the offer was merely satire, and he did not intend to make the donation.

The Penny Arcade boys decided to be the better men, and with nothing more than a brief mention buried beneath their latest news post, made the 10,000 dollar donation themselves, in Jack’s name. That’s class.

Welton Colbert’s experience with Jack Thompson, however, was handled with decidedly less class. Continue Reading