Sunday Comics: Corrosive Effect

Welcome to your Sunday read of the week's best in web comics. Make sure to click on the expand button in the bottom right to enlarge each comic.

Corpse Run by Alex Di Stasi.

Published March 14.

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Penny Arcade by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik.

Published March 13.

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Awkward Zombie by Katie Tiedrich.

Published March 11.

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Manly Guys Doing Manly Things by Kelly Turnbull.

Published March 11.

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Brawl In The Family by Matthew Taranto.

Published March 15.

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Nerf NOW!! by Josué Pereira.

Published March 12.

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Brentalfloss the Comic by Brent Black, Andrew Dobson and Dan Roth.

Published March 12.

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Virtual Shackles by Jeremy Vinar and Mike Fahmie.

Published March 13.

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Another video game Webcomic by Phil Chan and Joe Dunn.

Published March 15.

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Nerd Rage by Andy Kluthe.

Published March 15.

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Comments

    No single pick for me. Quite a few of them are really good this time. Cheers.

    Love these.. but this whole "shrinking the boobs" thing makes me wonder if it's maturity or immaturity that is causing the changes.. to me, it's immaturity for making the changes simply because there is a minority group jumping up and down about it..

    Oh no.. don't want to make some people unhappy.. let's change the very fabric of the universe to please them. The thing is.. that the rest of the people don't care one way or the other about the cleavage.. what they care about is that the game gets made and that things are consistent across a series..

    And if we do say something, like I have just done.. then we are just 14 year old, pimply teenagers with no life outside of our mother's basement, which couldn't be further from the truth.. but that's what happens when you speak up for things you are passionate about but don't conform to the political correctness of the current time..

    Since when was political correctness "cool" ??? We have really become more immature as a race in the last 20 years or so.

      I'd like to know what you're basing your assumptions on because most of the comments I saw ended up as an even split between for large boobs, making them smaller, and don't care with an even larger majority than those put together not having a vocalised opinion in any public forum.

      The way you've phrased your complaint, and resorting to using a mocking tone in order to convey your point of view shows that people aren't really ready yet to hold a mature and objective discussion. Especially when you have incidents like Anita Sarkeesian getting thousands of incredibly immature responses about her project simply because she had an opinion they didn't agree with rather than providing any sort of meaningful feedback.

      It's maturity because it shows that people are seriously thinking about alternate ways to portray women and that it can in fact still sell titles. Would it have been maturity if they kept the original Lara with her oversized cleavage? Does it come down to being immature if they try a new thing and maturity if they stick to the old? If they increased Lara's breast size in the next game, would they be warping the fabric of the universe again because someone was unhappy with the new Lara?

      We have become more immature as a race, but that's because the internet has taught us that we no longer have to respect or listen to anyone else or their opinions.

        That's true too I suppose.. it just seems that the way things are being pushed is reactionary to political correctness rather than staying true to the artform itself. Yes, people are allowed to be offended by "fantasy art females" (you know the type I mean).. but that's just it.. there wouldn't be a genre or term to call it if it didn't exist in the first place.. haha.. it's crazy to expect that everyone is going to like everything.. but to change things as a token gesture, which is what it seems to me, is like setting zombies to decay/disappear from the world after they're dead...again. What's the point, other than to appease those people who were not truly fans of the genre to begin with?.. so you're not fan.. ok.. go play or watch or whatever something else that you do like....

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