The SpiderForest Webcomic Collective https://spiderforest.com Established in 2004, SpiderForest is a not-for-profit webcomic collective run by volunteer comic creators. We feature and curate over 100 high-quality, free-to-read webcomics. en-us The SpiderForest Webcomic Collective https://spiderforest.com https://spiderforest.com/assets/images/layout/SpiderLogoRSS.png 144 130 News for July 2021 Thu, 01 Jul 2021 00:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=93 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=93

Originally created by member Keiiii of Heart of Keol back in July of 2018 and featuring characters from across the SpiderForest Community enjoying a Fourth of July Celebration! Featured from left to right are Danbi of Heart of Keol, Huvrye of broken, Sage from Saffron and Sage, Lilith from Littlelight Asylum and Allie from Evil Witch Allie, Jimmy (The Trickster) - Gods of the Game, Arianna from Castoff, Zukah from Zukahnaut, and Stewie from Fighting Dreamers.

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Application Season is Here! Mon, 07 Jun 2021 00:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=92 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=92

Are you an independent webcomic creator looking for a supportive, active community? SpiderForest is now open for applications from June 7-30! Check out our Application page for all the specifics!

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June News! Tue, 01 Jun 2021 00:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=91 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=91

News about summer breaks, new chapters, book releases and tunes... and our annual member application season!

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SpiderForest News for May 2021 Sat, 01 May 2021 00:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=90 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=90

Spring transitions into summer and who doesn't want to go for a dip in a nice cool body of water hmmm? Dip your toes into some of our amazing webcomics to help while away those hot summer days.

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Hop on over to your favorite comics this April and find all the fun surprises in store! Thu, 01 Apr 2021 00:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=9 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=9

Sombulus is currently running a Kickstarter for its third volume. Check it out and give it some support!

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Welcome to the new Spiderforest.com Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=89 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=89

We are SO excited to introduce everyone to our freshly-redesigned website! Developed by Alyssa Alecci of Lapse, it includes some amazing new comic-finding features and a fresh new look!

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SpiderForest News for March '21 Mon, 01 Mar 2021 07:00:00 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=80 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=80

Spring is in the air! Spider Friend has found the proverbial pot of gold! You can too, in the form of great member comics!

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SpiderForest News for February! Mon, 01 Feb 2021 18:39:28 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=81 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=81

Header art: Valentine SpiderFriend by Christina Major of?Sombulus!

Love is in the air! Give your favorite webcomics likes, shares, and comments and let them feel the love this month! Or keep an eye on our Comic of the Week promotion and get matched with a new favorite!

Comics of the Week kicks off February 1st and runs through the week of March 28th! Stop by?SpiderForest?or your favorite participating comics and check out the awesome array of genres and stories that are available in?SpiderForest! We hope you come away with some more to love!

Crowdfunding for February!

XII: Of Magic and Muses is taking its FINAL book to print! But it can only get there with your help! Back and spread the word about the Kickstarter!

Chapter 24: Firewall will also be starting Feb 1st! And Monday Feb 22nd, there will be a special stream for XII's 5th anniversary at noon EST. See you there!

Find new webcomics and new tunes!

The theme of our Spotify playlist for January was 'Grand Travelling Adventures!' and we came up with 91 songs about travel by land, sea, sky and space! Cover art is from Terrafold by kirseel.
Follow us on Spotify for more music every month!

New Chapters Underway!

Alethia chapter 14 will be released! This chapter will be the climax and ending of the Narrative Factory story arc.

Now Recharging?Chapter 9 begins this month! With the retirement of the previous star gladiatorbot, a brand-new challenger prepares to step into the Red Dust Arena...

Court of Roses?is celebrating its 3rd Anniversary on February 5th! Thank you so much to all our readers for the love and support!

Once the current chapter, "Notte", is done, the next arc will take place in Calcin, a vast city of commerce and study, and has lots of chances for cameos in crowd shots! Please fill out this form if you're interested in a cameo in Court of Roses!

Be Back Soon!

Darwin Comics will be going on chapter breaks beginning March 1st for Michael and sometime mid-March for The Devil's Own! Darwin would love to show off your guest art while she is preparing for the new chapters! If interested please contact her on one or the other comics!

Lateral will be finishing Chapter 2 on February 3rd! After that it'll be on break before beginning Chapter 3 in mid/late March.

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SpiderForest News for January 2021 Fri, 01 Jan 2021 07:00:31 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=82 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=82

As 2020 winds up, SpiderForest creators and teams take a retrospective look on their accomplishments and plan for the coming year. Our header reflects this by bringing back all of 2020's headers for one final hurrah of the old year!

We are all looking forward to what 2021 brings! What is in store for SpiderForest? What community and public projects will the new year bring? Stay tuned and find out!

SpiderForest is on Spotify!

SpiderForest is continuing to grow our monthly themed Spotify playlists! We already have quite a variety, and the latest addition is December's theme "In the Presence of a God" (with cover art from Sombulus by Christina Major). Follow us on Spotify for hours of eclectic listening to match you mood or creative project!

"Huzzah" Premieres!

It is our honor and privilege to welcome Huzzah into the SpiderForest lineup!

Join Gus and his niece Lily as they open a tavern and inn along a well-traveled road - one that attracts an eclectic cast of mercenaries, scoundrels, and adventurers!

Huzzah is a brand new webcomic project by long time member Zappit - creator of the super-funny Supervillainous.

Happenings Around the Forest!

Piff, the esteemed Lord of the Realm, is bored! Why not cheer them up with fan mail? Send in questions, comments or a simple ?hi? by email and get a lordly response in an upcoming Fan Mail to Lord comic!

XII: Of Magic and Muses is returning from it's winter hiatus January 4th with Chapter 22: Tattle Tale. As an extra treat, it will now be updating 6 days a week - Monday to Saturday.
But before that, why not check out all the lovely guest art we've received over the past year from wonderful artists!
And a small reminder that we'll be finishing off the series in print with our Kickstarter for Vol 3: Malice Kickstarting February 1st!

Sombulus is returning from hiatus with new pages at sombulus.com on January 5, and new for 2021, on Webtoon! Subscribe and enjoy the world of Sombulus all over again from the very beginning, now in mobile-friendly scrolling format!

Fighting Dreamers took a bit of a break for the holidays, but should be back in action by January 6th, barring any other outside distractions coming in that month.

Another chapter of Fate is finished and will return with chapter 6 on January 19th. During the hiatus, Fate will be open to Reader Questions which can be asked (then read) on the Fatecomic.com, Tapas and Patreon.

Soul's Journey will return on Jan 28th.

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SpiderForest News for December! Tue, 01 Dec 2020 16:21:26 PST https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=88 https://spiderforest.com/news/?id=88

Whether enjoying snowy outdoor mayhem or staying on the couch with a warm cup of cocoa, we hope your December is full of fun! Be sure to check in and catch up with all your favorite SpiderForest comics!

Ask our Artists!

Fate chapter five will be finished on December 22nd and will then be open for Fate questions.
Answers to questions will be posted on the Fate's main site and over on the Tapas site on December 29th. Fate will return January 19th.

December 16th will be Soul to Call's 7-year anniversary! To celebrate, author Rommie is holding a Q&A where you can ask questions about the comic or their creative process. You can submit your questions here.

New Platforms and Tiers!

Now Recharging is now available to read on INKR! INKR is an international platform for manga, webtoons, comics, and manhua from publishers big and small as well as independent studios and creator-owned comics. Check it out in the INKR app!

Ever dreamed of becoming an official citizen of Buffet in the Realm of Owls comic? Then swoop on to the Owl Basket Team's Patreon page and grab the brand new Citizen tier! Get a randomly generated owl avatar and your name displayed on the Realm of Owls website!

Be Back Soon!

XII: Of Magic and Muses is going on its December Hiatus - but we'll have a full roster of gorgeous artwork to put up while we wait for the next chapter dropping Jan 7th!
Be sure to keep a lookout for our Kickstarter to finish off the series as well!

Header art: A wild snowball fight with Jin and Cherry of Footloose, Emmie of Now Recharging, Astyr of Sombulus, and Cacko and Gheralf of Realm of Owls.

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