Comics and Cartoons

These pages contain links to comic strips and cartoons that are updated on a regular basis. Note that this is not an attempt to provide an exhaustive or definitive list of comic strips on the net; just the ones that I know of and think are worth my time. (And those for which I am currently giving the benefit of the doubt.)

These pages consist almost entirely of medium-to-large graphic images loaded from a number of other sites. Depending upon your connectivity, processor and display speed, and the state of the net at large, these pages may load VERY slowly. And the In-Lines pages will consume vast amounts of memory. You have been warned.

NOTE: In many cases the on-line 'toon is not the primary focus of the page. Often the page will contain information about ordering books or other related retail items. All readers are encouraged to periodicly visit the home page for any of the strips that they enjoy here.


Comic Strips and Cartoons

by Update Frequency
*Daily
Comic strips and cartoons that are updated daily. Or at least more than once a week.
*Weekly
Comic strips and cartoons that are updated every week. Or at least more than once a month and no more than once a week.
*Monthly
Comic strips and cartoons that are updated every month. More or less
*Whenever
Comic strips and cartoons that are updated on an infrequent or irregular basis, generally less often than once a month.
*Stagnant
Comic strips and cartoons that are do not appear to be updated at all. Some of them say that they are updated regularly, but emperical evidence suggests the contrary. Some of them were updated frequently; but have been discontinued. And a few are one-shots - single stories or small collections which make no claim to regular updates.
*Defunct
This is a list of comic strip and cartoon URLs that no longer respond. In some cases even the domain appears to have gone away. If you know of a current address for any of them, please e-mail me at the address listed at the bottom of this page.

Other Sources

Other sources of comic and cartoon info include (in no particular order):
Comics Sites Alliance
A huge, searchable index of comics-related sites.
Cartoonists At Large (C@L)
Describes itself as 'a source for new and interesting talent in the comic strip and cartoon market. It's a great place to check out various cartoonist's portfolios.
National Cartoonists Society
The Comics Hotlist
This is a very extensive collection of links to cartoons, comic strips, and and related pages. They also have in-lined Daily and Weekly collections.
The ComicsPage
Tribune Media Services is a syndicator. They have Web pages for several of their popular strips; but they don't seem to offer any up-to-date strips. (Not even with the two week delay that the other syndicators impose.) Instead, they seem to be aiming their pages at the newspaper editors who might want to run their strips.
Daily Comics
Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonist Links
An outstanding list of links to editorial cartoons, comic strips, resources for professional cartoonists, and other comic-related pages.
Editorial Cartoons: Microsoft
A large collection of editorial cartoons targetting Microsoft and Bill Gates, by a variety of professional cartoonists.
King Features Syndicate
King Features is the syndication agent for many popular comic strips. This web page provides access to some of them, with a two week delay from print publication; and a small archive.
The O-Zone: Comics
A smaller collection; but generally kid-safe. Almost half of the pointers are to the United Media Comics Strip pages.
UExpress: Comics
The Universal Press Syndicate is the syndication agent for many popular comic strips and editorial cartoons. Andrews and McMeel publishes collections of cartoons in book form. This joint Web page provides access to the strips, with a two week delay from the print publication.
United Media Comic Zone
United Media is the syndication agent for many popular comic strips and editorial cartoons. This Web page provides access to some of them, with a one or two week delay from print publication; and a one month archive.
Creators Syndicate, Inc.
Creators Syndicate is the syndicator for several popular strips and columns. (e.g. Archie, The Wizard of Id, Miss Peach, Sherman's Lagoon, etc.) Most strips are available one week after print publication, and have archive access.
Yahoo! - Entertainment:Comics and Animation:Comic Strips
This is one of the best sources for reasonably up-to-date comics links. I try to check it every week or so for the new listings.
Stuart's comic strip connection
Bills itself as the 'most complete directory of online cartoon recources..
Laugh Traxx
A stylish e-zine for professional cartoonists and gag writers.
Creators Syndicate, Inc.
Creators Syndicate is the syndicator for several popular strips (e.g. Archie, The Wizard of Id, Miss Peach, Sherman's Lagoon, etc.) Unfortunately, their Web page doesn't currently have near-current or archive images from any of them...
The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
Check out their Portfolios page.
HoustonChronicle.com
Many current comic strips are available after a free one-time registration. (To ensure that you have read their copyright and usage statement.) When the login dialog pops up, hit CANCEL to start the registration process.
Zone Interactive
Now mostly defunct; but still provides some links.
The Detriot News Online Comics
Mostly links to other comics pages.
Radio Kazoo
Defies simple description - just check it out. Requires MacroMedia Flash player (version 4 or later).
Toon Zone
Home of Sev Trek, The Pits, and Twist.
Cartoon Express
A source for information about Web, print, and broadcast cartoons.
Gilchrist Studios Online
Home to several daily strips and some illustrated children's stories and poems.
Toonville
CartoonWeb
StressGerm
Home of the StressGerm weekly strip, and links to various other strips, jokes, etc.
Zoonmoon Cartoons
Home site for the Zoonmoon Cartoons daily strip. Also contains links to other 'toon and comic strip sites and resources.
WebComics - Daily Comics
Syndicate X- Comics
Wildcat COMICS
Art Comics
The Comics Index by theme
Tool User Comics' World Wide Web Comics Project
Tucson Weekly's Back Page Section
Internet Cartoons Forum
Art Riders
Vlad's FUnnies showcases toons and illustrations by Vlad Kolarov.
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Pat Lashley, <patl@Phoenix.Volant.ORG>