Each year, we are stunned by the remarkable and diverse comics that appear on the Internet, and 2014 has been no exception. From gorgeously illustrated epics to spooky short stories to comics that made us cry, here are the best new webcomics that we read this year.
In Christopher Baldwin's latest webcomic, One Way, humanity sends a highly trained crew on a years-long journey to make contact with a distant alien species. The one problem? They've been selected for this mission because no one can stand them—including their fellow crew mates.
Mars One, the program that is planning to create a human settlement on Mars by 2024, has received over 200,000 applications of Earthlings who are interested in leaving their home planet forever by taking a one-way ticket to Mars. This short documentary examines a few of those people's motivation to leave everything…