Webcomic Beacon #102: Fanfiction

Ben Carver (Hero Academy) joins Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss Fanfiction. A little potential drama gets mixed in later, and Thom Katt calls in towards the end as well. Tanya gets riled up a lot, too! We broadcasted live with Ustream this time, and we’ll likely do it again.


Cover Art by: Zack (Insert Comic Here).

Rich Morris, The Ten Doctors, Sailor Ranko, 910 CMX, Little Kuriboh, Penguicon, Robot vs Jogging Girl.

Webcomic Beacon #101: IN SPACE!

IN SPACE! with Mark Mekkes (Zortic) and Tara Tallan (Galaxion) join Fes and Mark to discuss Science Fiction Webcomics, movies, and TV shows. Tanya was having headset problems but joined in the chat.


Milestones: Avoid Spikes (2 yrs), Baron Von Douches House of Pancakes (100), Precocious (400), Smyzer and Blyde (1 yr), School Spirit (800), Tree Lobsters (1 year).

Jump Leads, Jenny Everywhere, Star Slip, Station V3, Outsider, Marooned, Runners Universe, Moon Town, Dice Box, Alien Dice, Blank It, Surfboards and Rayguns, WC Fundraiser, Point Guardian, Out There, Life’s A Witch.

Webcomic Beacon #100: 2 Year Anniversary & 100 Episodes!

Ben “BAR-1” Rodriguez (Peter is the Wolf), Jules Rivera (March Rocket), JinxTigr (Tally Road), and Zoe Robinson (The Life of Nob T. Mouse and All Over the House) join Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss a lot of things. This is a celebration of 2 years and 100 podcasts for the Webcomic Beacon. This week’s cover is by Elan of The Theory of Everything Comics. See the full-sized awesomeness in the Guest & Fan Art Section! Milestones: Life’s a Witch (300). Also the winner of the Becky Card Contest is Alex Heberling (Garanos)!


Midwest Furfest, Two Cents in Sixty Seconds, Girl Genus, World Steam Expo, The Webcomic Choice Awards, The Apple of Discord, Webcomic Planet, Weblog Awards, Penny Arcade, Blind Ferret Press, Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), Bite Me, W.C. Pope, Anti So Shell, Epic Fail, Trying Human, Papa Rabe, Julie Sydor (Song of Straygo), Jayden and Crusader, Dungeon Legacy, Insert Comic Here, Wagon Webcomic Battle, Sorcery 101, Sorcery 101 Graphic Novel on KICKSTARTER, Poorcraft, Jinxville, The Bess Effect, Naked Came the Webcomic.

Webcomic Beacon Promo TCG Art Contest Winner!


We ended up with 90 total votes. Below is the winner and everyone’s entry! Thanks to everyone that submitted! First place gets TWO copies of the Webcomic Beacon WAGON Webcomic Battle Promo Card, and the new Delta Deck! Everyone else gets a copy of the Promo Card!

Click for bigger images!


Entry 04 – First Place

Alex Heberling of Garanos

Entry 10 – Runner Up

Emy Bitner 
of Trying Human

Entry 08 – Dugout Tie

Zack Holmes 
of Insert Comic Here

Entry 02 – Dugout Tie
Adrian McIlroyspeed
 of Jayden and Crusader

Entry 06

Julie Sydor
 on Deviant Art: black-black

Entry 07 –

Papa Rabe 
of The Bess Effect

Entry 03 –

 W. C. Pope

Entry 09 –

Amy Letts 
of Epic Fail

Entry 01 – 

George Ward of Dungeon Legacy

Entry 05 – 

Ahmed Fahim of Antisoshell

*Actual “Entry” numbers do not reflect the actual order of entry.

(original contest info here)

Webcomic Beacon #99: Art Therapy with Jillyfoo

JillyFoo Demon Eater, The Planet Closest To Heaven) joins Fes, Tanya, and Mark this week. Jillyfoo goes over art therapy, and even goes into analyzing the hosts comics!


VOTE NOW for who will win the Webcomic Beacon’s WAGON Webcomic Battle TCG Contest!

Milestones: The Dreamland Chronicles (1000), Spud Comics (1 yr) and Rival Angles (300)  JinxTiger (Tally Road NSFW) joins in as the Chat Room Monitor.

Robot PavilionArdra, Becky Card Vote, Holiday Cooking Project, Webcomic Bacon, Peter is the Wolf, Marsh Rocket.

Webcomic Beacon #98: Community Showcase: Girl-A-Matic

Diana McQueen (Spades), Ira Marcks (Witch Knots), Kory Bingaman (Skin Deep), Michelle Mauk (Mad Sugar & Voyage Moyen) and Terry & Lisa (Godseeker) join Fes and Mark for a Community Spotlight on Girl-a-matic.  Tanya was out sick.

Milestones: Addanac City (400), Capes and Babes (2 yrs), Tally Road (NSFW) (400).

Both hosted on The Rampage Network Hosting Community


Webcomic Beacon #97: Plot Lines & Story Pacing

Ben Carver (Point Guardian and  Hero Academy) and Neil Purcell (Dasien and Crossoverlord) join Fes and Mark to discuss multiple plot lines and story pacing. Kurt Sasso (aka Vertigo) of TGT Webcomics and Jinxtigr of Tally Road (NSWF) call-in and share as well.


Thanks to Zack of Unamused Comics for the cover art! The original Multiple Plot Lines Question can be found on The Webcomic List Forums here.

Milestones: Pure and Hidden Truth (1 yr), Two Kinds (5 yrs).

Enter a Drawing of Becky to win as the official art of The Webcomic Beacon’s
WAGON Webcomic Battle TCG, Promotional Card!
Enter by 12:01am, Eastern, USA of November 28th, 2009 (
more info here)

Thanks to George for the Beacon Newsflash and Show Notes:
DrunkDuck, Comic Genesis, El Goonish Shive, Casual Notice, Sarah Zero, Wagon Webcomic Battle Cards, Card Art Contest, KaBlam, Indy Planet, The Bess Effect, Coyote Dance, TGT Webcomics, Yahoo Groups, Google Docs, Tally Road (NSFW), Girlamatic.

Webcomic Beacon #96: Fetishes! (2nd Attempt)

Nic Buxom (Nic Buxom) joins Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss fetishes and such. Had a little technical difficulty here and there, but overall a fun listen!


Rampage Network Featured Comic: PC Weenies Milestones: Pure and Hidden Truth (1 yr), Ordori Park (100), Red Moon Rising (100), Zorphbert and Fred (300), Silly Daddy (500).

Thanks to George for the Beacon Newsflash and Show Notes:
Wagon Webcomic Battle Cards, Webcomic List Awards, WCRCA (Webcomic Readers Choice Awards), Peter is the Wolf, Collar 6 (NSFW), Slipshine (NSFW), Oglaf (NSFW), Autumn Lake Halloween Special (podcast).

Enter a Drawing of Becky to win as the official art of The Webcomic Beacon’s
WAGON Webcomic Battle TCG, Promotional Card!
Enter by 12:01am, Eastern, USA of November 28th, 2009 (more info here)

Webcomic Beacon #95: VAMPIRES! with Tod Willis

Tod Wills (Dracula) joins Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss vampires and Dracula! … again, that is pretty much it, though there is much to discuss! We also bast the Twilight series a bit. Fun!


Milestones: Prepare to Die (900). Music used on the show: Burning Babylon’s System A Vampire, & Electric Frankenstein: Coolest Little Monster.

Thanks to George for the Beacon Newsflash and Show Notes:
Vote on the Caption Contest!, Split Lip Volume 1 Contest, Webcomic Beacon Compilation Book Project, Webcomic & Inkblot Video Tutorials, Abandon: The First Vampire, Bite Me, Vlad the Vegan Vampire, Biff the Vampire, Charby the Vampirate, Ekwara, Crimson Flag, WAGON Webcomic Battle TCG, Diana Nock, Webcomics Weekly, Sam Costello, KaBlam, Comic Press

Webcomic Beacon #94: “ZOMBIES!!!” with Jenny Romanchuk

Jenny Romanchuk (The Zombie Hunters) joins Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss ZOMBIES!!! …. That’s pretty much it really…. She’s got a pre-order going for her first book too. Cover by Nate of Jazz and Jess! See full-size art in our Art Section!


Milestones: Optipess (100), Near and Far (100), Strawberry Death Cake (100), Ellerbisms (200), Bob White (300), Imagine This (400), The Drunken Fools (1 yr), Drunk Elephant Comics (1 yr), Super Fogeys (3 years), The God’s Pack (4 years), Girls With Slingshots (5 yrs & 800 strips), Devil’s Panties (8 yrs), and PC Weenies (11 yrs)!

Thanks to George for the Beacon Newsflash and Show Notes:
The Zombie Hunters Pre-Order
, Night Zero, Jazz and Jess, Accelagirl’s Left 4 Dead comics and art, Spike and Diana Nock’s “Poorcraft” comic book project. Zombie comic not mentioned on the show, but should have been: Dead Winter.