Scott McCloud has a post (and comment thread) on the ratio of comic to controls (navigatin') to crap (everything else) on the screen.
An interview with Randall Munroe on the unusual publishing strategy for his first book, xkcd, Volume 0.
JUSTIFY MY HYPE
Rebecca Dart illustrates an old murder ballad. Everyone is linking to this today and with good reason – Dart's imagination and the linework for the comic are both fantastic.