GaMERCat: A Funny Webcomic For Gamers And Cat Lovers
By Flex McCool
Artist Samantha Whitten has combined two things that many nerds have come to love. She has combined video games with the love for cats to create an online webcomic called GaMERCat. It’s about an adorable talking cat who is owned by an avid gamer. The cat, however, is far more addicted to video games than his owner and fully immerses himself in the games imagining himself as the characters. This nostalgic comic plays off of classic video game humor and pokes fun at gamers’ interests, routines and habits. Check out the webcomics at the GaMERCat website. You can also visit Samantha's deviantART page for more great art.
Vitaly S. Alexius is an amazingly talented artist who has written a witty and humorous graphic novel called "Romantically Apocalyptic" based off his hilarious webcomic.deviantART even posted an article featuring an interview with Vitaly regarding his incredible works. The article is listed below and the first few pages of "Romantically Apocalyptic" can be sampled in the through his deviantART account and his website. Also be sure to check out his Facebook page as well.
dA Article: ”The chaptered comic strip, has been collected into a 100-page graphic novel – and to the still-uninitiated:It is not quite like anything you’ve probably ever seen before. The story follows “Zee Captain” and his sidekicks as they amble through a post-apocalyptic landscape. And while that hardly seems new and different, it’s the unusually superlative graphic quality of the comic cells and the Monty Pythonesque dialogues and leaps of logic that can become quite mesmerizing. Zee Captain, his face hidden by a gas mask that gives him a Darth Vaderish look, wears what looks like a Soviet Red Army uniform from WWII, and the strip does have nourish WWII feel. It’s as if the nuclear holocaust on Hiroshima and Nagasaki had…." [read more]
Video games play a huge factor when surviving college life. With that being said, online funny man Caldwell Tanner and pixel artist Jesse Eisemann bring the two together in a funny new series of mash ups for College Humor.