01 Sep

Spider Forest News for September

Spider Forest at Small Press Expo!

That’s right! SpiderForest will be attending Small Press Expo on Sept. 19-20! Look for the friendly black and purple booth at the end of the L block (L 8-9) and pick up copies of Altar Girl, Chirault, Precocious, LeyLines, Sombulus, and more! The following creators will be in attendance:

Christopher Paulsen of Precocious
Kata Kane of Altar Girl
Kat Feete of Sunset Grill
Thane of Chirault

Thanks for all the Apps!

Thanks to all those who took the time and braved their fears to apply for membership! This year’s application season yielded a record number of candidates and made our choices hard (in a good way!). We should be finalizing our selections within the week! Be on the lookout for contact from the collective soon!

New Spider Forest in Print and Digital!

Zukahnaut: Caught in the Storm
By Justason & Somers

ZUKAHNAUT has released a new book! Zukahnaut: Caught in the Storm is a self-contained, stand-alone 52 page comicbook which contains the latest storyarc from ThisComic.Rocks as well as a bonus story exclusive to this collection. Available in print and in PDF!

Sombulus Books 1 & 2!
By Christina Major

Add some world-hopping adventure to your digital library by grabbing Sombulus Book 1 or the newly-released Sombulus Book 2 in PDF or CBZ forms at sombulus.com/store!

Not Enough to Survive
By Robin Childs

“Not Enough to Survive,” a Pay-What-You-Want short story set in the LeyLines world!

Ravazhi the Wanderer became a legend by cheating death, but even legends have to retire someday. Trading excitement for survival, Ravazhi resigns himself to the quiet life of a professor, until a mysterious fortune teller reveals that death is not quite done chasing him and Fate has other plans for his old age.

In Other News!

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The creator of Ravenwood returns from an extended oh-god-what-is-my-life hiatus. The story continues though some of the players have changed. Kez got engaged! Go read her comic about sad engagements during the apocalypse to vicariously celebrate with her. CONGRATULATIONS!!
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School Spirit hit 1,600 strips back in late July! Help him celebrate the milestone! The Sundown Boys is now active on Patreon and have uploaded the first Patreon-exclusive illustration. Sundown Boys Patreon MoonSlayer has a shiny new layout! With new sections and lore content. 😀 Altar Girl will be at SPX & Baltimore Comic Con! Hopefully, so will the debut Altar Girl – Book 2!

08 Jul

Application Season Opens August 1st!

Good morning Forest Dwellers!

Do you have a long form comic or a running comic strip series? Have you been looking for the next step up in growing your audience? Are you interested in the support of a group of like-minded comic creators?

If so, Spider Forest is happy to announce that the Summer Application Season will open August 1st!

Please refer to the Apply link for guidelines on what is expected of applications, applicants, and what applicants can expect if and when they are selected!

We look forward to seeing what you have to offer! Good Luck!

Tigershark OUT!

01 Jul

Spider Forest News for July!

Good morning forest dwellers!

Welcome once again to the new look of Spider Forest! A huge shout out and thank you to Delphina, Varethane, and MonicaNG for their hard work getting the site coded, populated, and running! Thanks are also in order for the entire stable of creators who updated their promo items and donated resources to help make the transition pretty flawless!

Anniversaries and Milestones

  • Altar Girl turns 3 years old on July 7! (And of course, 7/7 also happens to be Ashley Altars’ birthday!)
  • The Only Half Saga turned 9 years old in June!
  • The Revolution turns 6 on July 7th and will be resuming less irregular updates this summer once their computer issue is resolved.
  • July 14 will be Bad Moon Rising’s 1 year anniversary!
  • July 2nd – Supervillainous #200 goes live!


Hiatuses and Returns



  • July 7 is also the launch date for the ALTAR GIRL KICKSTARTER!!
    Altar Girl will be running a new Kickstarter campaign for BOOK 2, starting July 7 going thru the 28th. Anyone who missed BOOK 1 will also have a change to pledge for the set, with lots of fun new goodies to be announced! Now is a great time to catch up on Chapters 4-6 at http://www.altar-girl.com!



  • Kata of “Altar Girl” will also be at Boston Comic Con for the first time! The con is July 31-Aug 2. Hope to see you there!
  • Chirault will be at table L06 table at ConBravo in Hamilton, Ontario, July 25-27! There will be books, prints, and stickers available.



  • On August 1st, 2015, Tigershark will be publishing the Prequel to Forgotten Ties! Brothers Martin: In the Beginning goes into detail about how Tom and Steve ended up cyborgs and how it has changed their lives! The Kindle version is now available, preorder your copy for $3.99!
  • That is all the news that’s fit to print! Again, welcome, take a look around! Don’t be shy about letting us know what you think!

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