01 May

SpiderForest News for May!

This month’s header image features previews from our Haunted Anthology, coming to Kickstarter June 2019! Featured art left to right: Master of Fates by Darwin of Darwin Comics, Consequences by Remmirath of Corner the Maze, Ghost of Dracula by Carlos Ruiz and Daniel Kelly of Saffron and Sage, and Sweet Memories by Katherine Lang of Soul to Call.

Our Next Anthology is coming soon!

The summer sun’s approaching fast, but we’ve got a new anthology on the horizon that’s going to make chills run down your spine!  Check out the #SpiderAnthology tag on Twitter and keep an eye out next month for the launch of the SpiderForest Webcomic Colllective’s next anthology: Haunted!

$1799 Raised for Yemen!

Thank you, dear webcomic community, for contributing your art, your time, and in some cases, your money to our Yemen Charity Zine.  Together, we raised $1799 for the World Food Program.

The Zine is now free for all to enjoy, and you’ll find it below!  Our campaign page will also remain up, so you can donate to it at any time, confident that your donation goes to the World Food Program, specifically for Yemen. 

Convention Schedule!



May 11-12

Comic Invasion Berlin
Museum for Communication in Berlin, Germany
SophiePf (Soul’s Journey)

May 18-19

Comic Con Revolution
Ontario Convention Center, California

Christina Major  (Sombulus)

May 17-19

Anime Central
Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosewood, IL

Kirsten  (Black Shallows) – Table E39

May 24-26

Animazement
Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina

Kirsten  (Black Shallows)

May 18-19

VanCAF
The Roundhouse, Vancouver, Canada

Katherine ‘Rommie’ Lang  (Soul to Call)

May 31-June 2

Denver Pop Culture Con
Colorado Convention Center, Denver

Kirsten  (Black Shallows) – Table F19
Christina Major  (Sombulus) – Table Z13

Anniversaries


Sombulus celebrates its 9th anniversary May 16!


Sci-fi comic Gifts of Wandering Ice turns 5 years old this May!

Support our Creators!

A wild Patreon button has appeared on Realm of Owls! What could that mean? It’s a mystery! (;☉v☉)>(|


Black Shallows wraps up its second chapter on May 21st, and has recently launched a Patreon.

01 Apr

Spiderforest News for April ’19

Yemen Charity Zine! Donate April 1-15th!

Over fifty international comic artists came together to support the Yemeni Crisis by donating time and wonderful original art of their OC’s as kids having fun! Now they’ve been collected into a Zine and, for your donation, you can get a PDF copy for yourself! Follow the link and donate what you can! All proceeds go to the World Food Program to help children and families affected by the famine in Yemin. Our goal is to raise $5,000 towards this effort!

Kickstarters!

XII: Of Magic and Muses is heading off to it’s first Kickstarter with Volume 1: Monsters!

Our mousy protagonist Willow lives in a mundane and restricted boarding school, which ends up being the worst place someone could get gifted a magical necklace. As the necklace crumbles the school’s secrets around her, Willow is left to wonder if it was a gift sent by friend or foe?

Children of Eldair is running a Kickstarter to get the 3rd book of the series printed. Eldair is about a sorcerer who saves a girl from flesh-eating demons. In a magical mishap, he ends up trapped in a vision witnessing the events leading up to him finding her. This book will contain chapters 11-14 and will run till April 26th.

Conventions!

G, creator of Title Unrelated will be at Dink in Denver, Colorado on April 13-14




Kirsylve, creator of Black Shallows will be at Tekko (Table A35) in Pittsburg, PA. April 12-14th

Anniversaries and Birthdays!

Arbalest returns with Chapter 6 on April 1 and celebrates its 3rd birthday on April 11! Come kick off Spring and celebrate new beginnings with all that winter and existential dread you thought you left behind.

Castoff’s turning 4! To celebrate the comic’s anniversary, new and existing Patreon supporters who join before April 17th will get an exclusive anniversary illustration and reward bundle! Click for full details.

A New Coat of Paint!

Soul’s Journey had its website get a fresh coat of paint. Have a look around and be sure to follow the advice of the most trustworthy of characters on the first page of the archive. (Does not work on mobile devices.)

01 Mar

March SpiderForest News!

This month’s header image is from Jemma Young of Children of Eldair, featuring Embera growing some spring foliage with her mystic plant powers!


Dates to Remember!


Two weeks left!

SpiderForest Members at
March Conventions

Emerald City Comic Con
March 14-17, Seattle, WA
Christina Major (Sombulus) – OO10
Ben Fleuter (Derelict) – KK7
Laura Graves (666 Bistro) – S7

CT Gamer Con
March 23-24, Uncasville, CT
Manny (Fighting Dreamers)

WonderCon
March 29-31, Anaheim, CA
Christina Major (Sombulus) – E15


Draw your webcomic character as a kid having fun to be part of our zine benefiting the World Food Program and the Yemen Humanitarian Crisis. But hurry! All art submissions are due March 15!


Templates and submission rules:

spiderforest.com/charityzine

Children of Eldair Kickstarter Launches March 28th!

Jemma Young is launching a Kickstarter to get the third book of Children of Eldair printed! Eldair is about a sorcerer named Koe who rescues a girl from demons. While using magic to find her friends, he get trapped in a vision of the past. Now he must witness the past so he can save the future.

Subscribe to Jemma’s newsletter here to get notified when it goes live!

Title Unrelated
Kickstarter running now through March 16th!

G Pike is running a Kickstarter to reprint Volume 1 of Title Unrelated, a LGBTQ+ comic about family, friendship, and finding your true self. A trio of siblings befriend a stranger with amnesia, but little do they know they all have ties to a forgotten parallel world.

Support it on Kickstarter here!


Comic Milestones and News


Ingress Adventuring Company’s third chapter comes to a close on March 27th and will begin a short break before starting chapter four. Now is the perfect time to catch up on the comic!

Soul to Call has begun its 7th Chapter. Join Avril, James, and Tiffany as they search for a way to rescue Eli from the clutches of the Order. The comic has also resumed biweekly (Monday+Friday) updates!

Fighting Dreamers reaches the 5th anniversary of its launch on March 5th, 2019! 

Heart of Keol has started Chapter 27, “Common Knowledge”

XII of Magic and Muses is hitting Chapter 9 on Monday, March 4th! The girls have had some stumbling blocks with their powers but Georgia, Emma and Willow seem to be on their way to cracking open their necklaces’ secrets.

TOHS: The Devil’s Own begins its third chapter, Proof, on March 7th!  Reluctantly Dominic takes Lady Miranda to see Cabal.  Though he has doubts about Cabal’s culpability in the attack on Damien, proof of his innocence may be hard to come by.

01 Dec

Wintery December Greetings from SpiderForest!





Kickstarter Books Shipping Soon!

Great news, Kickstarter backers! We’ve received our shipment of our Threads Anthology and will be shipping it out to backers soon. Keep an eye on our Kickstarter page for more info!

Closing the Chapter



Littlelight Asylum finished its first book! While the team works on the next one, Littlelight will be taking a break until a good enough buffer is done. Guest art will be posted in the meantime!




Gemutations:Plague began updating twice a week on November 27th and plans to be wrapped up by December 18th! That’s right, after eleven years running, Plague will come to its conclusion!

As a way to bridge the gap between the current story and its sequel “Michael”, Darwin will be posting a prose special for the holidays “First Christmas!” Join Steve, Tom, Sarah, Maribel, David, and Angelina one more time as the couples spend their first Christmas celebration together!

Buffer Breaks



Arbalest will be on break for the month of December while Leah bulks up the buffer (and possibly even takes some time off to spend with her wife). The comic will return on January 1, 2018 with a brand new update structure, so stay tuned!




Sombulus will be changing its schedule to once a week on Tuesdays through the month of December.




Damsels Don’t Wear Glasses will be taking a break throughout December, featuring guest pages from four different artists.

01 Nov

SpiderForest News for November

The SpiderForest Coloring Book has been Kickstarted and successfully funded! Thank you to everyone who backed the project and helped make it a success!


Darwin Comics returns in the month of November! The Only Half Saga picks up where it left off with Decisions, Decisions page six on November 3rd! Plague comes roaring back November 7th with the second to last chapter “The End of the Matter.”
Laura Graves of Witches Get Stitches will be at ShortRun November 5th, and Jet City November 6th! Her new comic, Meat Sweats, will also be available online later this month.
The website for Soul’s Journey received a makeover and shines with new colors now.
Kez of What it Takes is gettin’ murried! There will be a 2 week break from comics during which some amazing guest art will be posted! Comics will resume November 21st.


Lastly, thanks everyone who has supported the Comic of the Week participants thus far. They’re really enjoying the readership spikes! The cross promotion continues throughout the month of November.

Until next time, SpiderFolks!