While superheroes dominate print comics, they pop up less often across the webcomics landscape. But there are still plenty of great webcartoonists putting their own spin on superhumans, lampooning the superhero genre, paying tribute to it, and exploring what makes a person truly heroic.
Things are going pretty well for Kyle, the pyrokinetic superhero of Alex Woolfson's webcomic The Young Protectors. He's on a successful young superhero team and he's got himself a great set of teammates. But he's also gay and very much in the closet. And, on the day he finally pokes his head out of the closet, he…
This week's crowdfunding takes us to a counter-Earth, and a never-before-translated story from François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters' Les Cités obscures. You can also back a documentary about cicadas, a comic starring a young gay superhero, or a book about Jack Kirby collected by his son.