Thanks for reading.
Recently, in a comics shop looking for something else, I finally picked up
the final volume of
Cerebus. I skipped a lot of the text sections and
consequently probably didn't understand the ending. Though if I can get the
same last request from God as Cerebus did, I shall probably be as content as
It occurred to me that I am, perhaps, the Dave Sim of webcomics: both of us announced early in our project's history (AKOTAS, at its very inception) that it would run a quarter of a century to a planned ending, and both of us persevere in our work despite detractors of unpopular stances manifest in our work. Of course, Sim's unpopular stance is his unapologetic "anti-feminism", whereas mine is my refusal to upgrade from MSPaint to produce my work, but there you are.
Anyone who may feel I'm drawing this analogy in order to immodestly hint that Cerebus Syndrome applies to AKOTAS can relax. Cerebus Syndrome doesn't apply to AKOTAS because (as noted in the previous paragraph) AKOTAS was announced from the beginning as a serialization of the King Arthur legends; any increasing level of drama, mixed in with the standalone gags, as it goes along was planned (or, if not exactly planned, at least intended) from the start.
Anyway, tomorrow AKOTAS has exactly five of its twenty-five years under its belt, and continues its tradition of never missing a daily update.
|Webcomics I read mornings: Kevin & Kell, For Better Or For Worse, Tux & Bunny, Sluggy Freelance, Irregular Comic||Webcomics I read M-W-F mornings: General Protection Fault, Nukees, Newshounds, Girl Genius, Ctrl+Alt+Del||Webcomics I read Tu-Th-Sa mornings: El Goonish Shive, AppleGeeks, Achewood, Striptease, Punch an' Pie, Digger|
|Webcomics I read middays: Calvin & Hobbes, Least I Could Do, User Friendly, LuAnn, Pearls Before Swine, American Elf, Devil's Panties, Narbonic, Schlock Mercenary|
|Webcomics I read weekday evenings: Questionable Content, Starslip Crisis, Count Your Sheep, Dandy & Company, Dinosaur Comics, Girls With Slingshots, Shortpacked, Wapsi Square, Help Desk, Real Life, PvP||Webcomics I read M-W-F evenings: Fans, Two Lumps, Goats, Order of the Stick, College Roommates from Hell!!!, Penny Arcade||Webcomics I read Tu-Th-Sa evenings: The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, Get Out of My Head, Darths & Droids, Megatokyo, Buck Godot Zap Gun For Hire|
|Webcomics I read bedtimes: B.C., Something Positive, Station V3, Sinfest, Little Dee, Skin Horse, Sheldon, Peanuts|
|Webcomics I read Sundays: Breakfast of the Gods, Something Happens, Three Panel Soul, No Room for Magic, Li'l Mell, Zortic, The Non-Adventures of Wonderella, xkcd||Webcomics I hope will start updating again: Boxjam's Doodle, The Angriest Rice Cooker In The World, My Name is Might Have Been, Butternut Squash, Sketchies, 13 Seconds, Anywhere But Here, Crap I Drew On My Lunch Break, Kismetropolis, The Magnificent Adventures of Hieronymus Bosch, esquire, The Green Avenger, I Draw Comics, Reasoned Cognition, Perry Bible Fellowship, The Whovian Observer, Gossamer Commons||See also The Daily Grind Iron Man Challenge, Talk About Comics, The Living Comic, Online Comics Day, The Belfry Comics Index, The Webcomic List, Mister Bloo, Nth Degree, 100% Originality Theatre, Brian Roney's Webcomic Reviews, Girls Read Comics (And They're Pissed), Fleen, Mr. Myth, Comixtalk and Websnark.|
Arthuriana sources I use or recommend:
Arthuriana - the Journal of Arthurian Studies; the website of the quarterly journal of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society.
The Camelot Project at the University of Rochester.
Camelot In Four Colors: A Survey of the Arthurian Legend in Comics
Mystical-WWW - The Arthurian A2Z knowledge Bank which has encyclopedically-arranged entries on the characters of the Arthurian legends.
Early British Kingdoms - Arthurian Bios.
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 1 and Volume 2.