Detective, suspense, parlor game, crime, noir, police proceduralâ€¦ these are all different ways to slice the mystery genre. But how to organize the Mystery WEBCOMICS? Alphabetically by title? By author? By sub-genre? Or perhaps semi-randomly, as the whim takes me? Yep. That’ll do.
Mystery Webcomics: A List
- Odd Jobs by Tim Broderick:
1. "Company Man" â€“ text only, online at Broderick’s website
2. "Lost Child" â€“ first graphic novel, online at Twilight Tales (free)
3. "Something to build upon" â€“ second graphic novel, now in print format
4. "Cash and Carry" â€“ third graphic novel, online at Modern Tales (subscription only)
5. "Children of the Revolution" â€“ coming to Modern Tales in 2006
PLUS, the Odd Jobs blog
The Trespassers by Joe Zabel
1. "Rapid Eye Movement" (free)
2. "Return of the Green Skull" (subscription only)
3. "The Ice Queen" (subscription only)
4. MANY printed Trespassers comics
PLUS, Joe Zabel’s 3-D Comics Blog
Lost & Found Investigations by Matt Milligan
She’s A Nightmare by Jesse Chen
Book One â€“ She’s a Nightmare
Book Two â€“ She’s a Nightmare: Accidents, Inc.
Book Three â€“ She’s a Nightmare: Heart of Gold
Supernatural Crime by Christopher Mills
Basil Flint, P.I. by John Troutman (Trout actually has several strips, most of them mysteries, but they rotate being live, dead, on-hold, etc. Check out the archives, though. Good stuff.)
Will Eisner’s JOHN LAW by Gary Chaloner over on Modern Tales:
Agnes Quill by by Dave Roman, Jason Ho, Jeff Zornow, & Raina Telgemeier (excellent supernatural mystery!)
The Dada Detective by Dave Milloway and Matt Wood, illustrated by Stephanie Freese
Private Eye Butterfly by Richard Stevens
Front Beat by Jonathan Skabla and David Riley (future crime!)
Paradigm Shift by Dirk Tiede
Jazz Age by Ted Slampyak
Reckless Life by Tim Demeter
Deputised Experts by Ian Pattinson (subscription only, although there are some free samples available via the Table of Contents)
Whisp by Damain Duffy and Dann Tincher with additional material at http://rehab25.net/ (sort of a mystery like Memento was a mystery)
Nathaniel Bright by Josh Frost
Story 1: "The Missing Hand"
Story 2: "Doctor Krowe"
Story 3: "Silverthorn Chapel"
Story 4: "Mortimus"
Story 5: "Dust"
no frailty by Greg Carter
Saint Cain 1: The Stone Cross by Henrik Rehr (subscription only, although the first pages are available as a free sample via the Table of Contents)
[nemesis] by Greg Holkan (superhero mystery!)
And Motel Art Improvement Service by Jason Little is a follow-up to Shutterbug Follies
Ray Murphy: Detective of Dreams by Fufu Frauenwahl
319 Dark Street by David Wade
See-n-Solve, Written by Conrad, illustrated by Josh Neufeld
A Miracle of Science by Jon Kilgannon and Mark Sachs
Master Zen-Dao Meow in "The Maltese Mandala" appears to be by a sort of collective of folks
Arguably a mystery webcomic (some suggested that they are mystery webcomics, others disagreed):
- Genre City: Lonely Information by Benjamin Birdie
Tanatos by Tom Drabik
The Spider Cliff Mysteries by Jason Blue
seamonster by Nathan Castle
Mori No Naka No Jyuuninn by Fruet