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So, once in a while I check our sites mailbox to see if we got any mail. If anything worthwhile windes up there I will post it on this thread.

We already had this thread on the old forum so if you want to check the mail we got last time go here-

http://badwebcomics.wikidot.com/forum/t-647792/we-got-mail

This time we didn't get anything special. Ryan Estrada got back to me on why he sent us an email last time about our use of the term Mary-sue and said:


 

Hey,I wasn’t offended by anything at all. I just read your use of the word a few times and it didn’t seem to make sense so I was curious. I noticed it in a few reviews, but the only one I remember specifically is Lemon Inc. in which you described how a character is annoying, bratty and snotty and has to pay people to be his friend... then said he was a “Mary Sue in every sense of the word” even though none of those are qualities anyone strives for. Just a curious question about word choice, not a complaint or whine!If you tore any of my comics a new one, it would be much deserved and enjoyed.
Ryan Estrada
www.ryanestrada.comwww.the-whole-story.com

And we got one more email about a shitty comic someone wanted us to review-
=mediumHello, I feel like this webcomic is something you might want to write up a review of. Observe the glory that is Val Beedamon! http://valbeedamon.com/about-val-beedamon/ Where to begin? The comic (and its eponymous protagonist) are Mary Sue (Gary Stu) come to life. The comic seems to be a video game store employee's way of venting their frustrations about retail, because that's an original concept, right? "Art" is a generous term. The backgrounds are non-existent, characters don't seem to have regular proportions between panels and perspective is lacking. It's the writing that really stands out (terribly). Most of the comics don't even seem to be jokes (despite all indication they are), just expressions of anger/irritation. See http://valbeedamon.com/2013/02/now-teaching-latin-at-eb-games/ I'm sure y'all can write the review better than I ever could. When I discovered this webcomic (liked by a friend), I was perplexed. I don't understand any appeal in this besides recognition: "oh yeah, I know that situation". Some of the comics are surreally devoid of punchline or any sort of joke. Thanks,Ben

That's it for now. The rest isn't worth posting.
 
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Okay, let's check the inbox again...

We got a link for something to review with nothing but a URL

http://minos-the-minotaur-comic.dumbbum.net/


Another request for a review:

"Title: No 'Queen of Wands'?

Will you ever do a wiki entry on Queen of Wands? If there’s a mother of all bad web comics, clearly it’s that."


No link....

Next another review request:Hey guys, love the site. I have a suggestion for a review: “Agents of Endtimes” and other works by Maxwell Vex. It’s a utterly terrible excuse for a comic. Bad writing, rubbish art, lazy character designs and plenty of other things for you to pick at. Oh, and there’s the author too, YEESH!

Maxwell Vex, is a narcissistic prick who, when not inhaling his own farts, thinks he’s a brilliant artist who knows the great essentials of drawing. He also enjoys picking on successful comic artists and mocking them on his twitter account. 

He also seems to think himself as the combination of Neil Gaiman and Jhonen Vasquez.  Personally, I find him more like Max West (Sunnyville Stories) if he was a poser goth with a slightly better drawing ability. He’s just as delusional, untalented and egotistic. I believe Vex and his dreadful “comics” need to be taken down a notch or two and BWCW reviewers are the ones to do it.

Here are some links for ya:

Vex’s website
http://thevortexmachines.com
http://thevortexmachines.com/bio/
His Twitter
https://twitter.com/MaxwellVex
His DeviantArt account
http://jimmymisanthrope.deviantart.com/

Cheers
 

Another:
hi, would you please make a review of the webcomic Hell lost?


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Dear BWW, Just wanna start off by saying that you guys are great. You've given a friend of mine and myself some great l

aughs and have introduced us to many more pretentious, disturbing or otherwise badly-made webcomics, as well as new perspectives on those we were readily aware of, and I just want to thank you for that.  Second off, I've got two suggestions for webcomics that would make great, if not cringe-worthy additions to the site. The first of these is Druids, a webcomic made by a person called "Amo/Amocin". To give a brief summary, it's an erotic furry webcomic taking place in the Warcraft setting about the love affair between a Tauren druid and a Worgen druid, and related awful secondary characters. Mary-Sues, lore deviation and questionable writing all around. Might be worth you guys checking out. Link: Druids Comic The second comic is a much older, dating back to about 2003. This one's called WTF Comics, and it was written by one Jeremy Waller. As implied, it takes place in the Everquest MMORPG setting, and is about the adventures of a Mary-Sue Wood Elf, her equally Mary-Sue'd Iksar (Lizard Man) follower, and their lot of secondary companions. Sloppy anime-inspired art-style, Mary-Sues, more lore deviation and a convoluted storyline are prominent in this one. Link: WTF Comics Again, thank you guys for providing us with great laughs and entertaining reads, and I hope you find more comics to add to your awesome wiki! Thank you for your time, and best wishes :)



WOW! SOMEONE WHO ISN'T ASKING US TO REVIEW SOMETHING!
This one is a complaint about the "Goblins" review being too personal.
 Hi. today i stumbled across a link to the review on your site of the webcomic "Goblins: Life Through Their Eyes."i am curious if you screen your reviews and your reviewers before they are allowed to post, because i wish to point out that the entire review reads like it was written with some sort of personal vendetta against Thunt, rife with personal attacks that have no place in a REAL critique.

I took some time to look around your site, and while it's a bit harsh and crude at times, i enjoyed most of it. some of the reviews outrightly made me laugh, and most were informative.  however, compare and contrast the Goblins review to the reviews of Slightly Damned or Earthsong, or any number of other reviews: the others are harsh (as i would expect from a webpage called "bad webcomics"), but overall not terribly personal.

there are some good technical points made about Goblins... slow pacing, occasionally odd proportions (including oddly-drawn 3/4 perspective faces), occasionally stilted dialog, but a potentially good critique is marred by the rantings and several factual errors of someone who sounds just as crazy and vendetta-driven as what they accuse Thunt of being.Thank you for your time.
 Vicki
 

I got YET ANOTHER thank you note for the review of "Bittersweet Candy Bowl"... I get a lot of these.
Thank you for uploading your “Bittersweet Candy Bowl” page. I really enjoyed reading it. In fact, I thought I was the only person in the world who hated this damn comic. I used to like volume 1, but volumes 2&3 were downright atrocious, and made me realize how bad this comic really is. This comic infuriated me with its annoying, half-brained, uninteresting tween characters, and bored me to death with its lame dialogue and repetitive writing. This comic was utter sh*t!

Here is an interesting update about "Black Jade".
 

I was just checking the recent changes section of your site, and I when I checked your review of Black Jade, I noticed that it was done by somebody named Steele Snover. Then when I saw the 3/30/10 update about a post by someone named "Midgear," it hit me. I have been reading a new comic called http://mockgirl.com/ . It is done by a transexual name Terra Snover, who uses the web name "Midgear." I think Steele Snover became Terra Snover.   The art work looks similar, but a little better. More important, Terra still has the habit of constantly begging for money on internet. She has begged for money on Kickstarter and her web site to pay for her sex change operation (she says she still has a penis), to raise money to set up a charity to pay for sex change operation for people who can't afford it, and most recently to pay for her to move to Canada (she likes cold weather, and she thinks the Canadian government will provide a sex change operation for free when she moves there.)   Her video game company also begs for money so they can develop games. Either Steele became Terra, or Terra is a relative. She does live in Colorado just like Steele did.   Kevin Amedy

Next is an email about "Firework Comic". Also, a suggestion to review an insultingly bad of the already so-so "Buttersafe":
 
Oddguy,Re your work on Firework Comic, just thought I'd let you know that the author has now changed her name to malamute.pup on ComicFury, where she still resides. The comic remains absent, but in January she teased us with:

I have a lot of cool stuff planned for firework in terms of characters of all types. It's just going to open up possibilities for your story work and make everything better.So it looks like this one is going to be a real game changer for webcomics and for literature in general.On the subject of ComicFury, if you're still doing these, may I suggest this - one of the top comics on the site but a double fail in my view, firstly for attempting to excuse ineptitude with the title and secondly, for not calling it Good Sir, I Cannot Draw Nor Write Neither.Of course, your results may vary!


And, last but not least, a furry wanted to let us know that even furries hate "Kin n' kay Boodle"
 
Bet you expected hatemail, hm?I'm a furry. And most furries DESPISE this strip. Pretty much every bad thing you guys had to say is a common opinion in the fandom. Chances are, if you see an actual fan0owned character in the comic, that person is a fan, and if you don't see someone's character in there, you can bet dollars to donuts they're not.Yes, the fandom has a sexual focus, but this is akin to comparing a centrist Republican with, say, Michael Savage. They're loosely related, but one is interested casually, the other is obsessed. Also, about "yiff" - it was, once upon a time, a common fandom slang for sex. It's a noun! It's a verb! It's an adjective! It's supposedly the onomatopoeic term for the noise foxes make during sex (not really). And it's gotten so stale that using it freely would have the same effect as a guy going out in public wearing a neon pink fanny pack and one of those multi-colored umbrella hats.To put it simply, you nailed it. It's a truly painful read, and it just gets worse as the plot gets into weird sex gods and magical sex and... despite all that, it's the best place to live in the entire world and everybody is happy all the time. Except when PERSECUTION and then they just have more sex and get happy again, and everyone lives happily ever after until PERSECUTION again.Thanks for slogging through all of this horror to provide such fun-to-read reviews. You didn't touch any of the well-liked fandom comics, and you also nailed the ones you did cover.~ Zephyr



I told everyone who asked for a review that I will post about it on the forum, thanked everyone else for the info they provided and that's it.

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Why should you be surprised that furries would dislike "Kit 'n' Kay Boodle"?  Like the reviewer said, it shows small toony characters with big gonads.  Even sex-obsessed furries wouldn't necessarily like that.  Note that most furry porn I've seen shows characters who look quite adult in appearance.  And who likes to see nothing but 24/7 sex?  To quote Groucho Marx, "I love my cigar but I take it out of my mouth every once in a while."

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Because furries stand up for each other no matter how gross they are. Mostly because so many of them are so gross they have no room to talk in the first place.

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I can assure you that you're very wrong.  There's plenty of infighting and hostility among the furry community, even those with similar interests.  I've seen it myself. wrote:
Because furries stand up for each other no matter how gross they are. Mostly because so many of them are so gross they have no room to talk in the first place.



 

 

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I assume the infighting happens whenever there isn't someone they can all band together to attack. That's how it is with most communities, anyway. In the case of furries they've been less relevant after the appearance of bronies, so right now not as many people are going after them.

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Jun 18 14 2:02 PM

Time to check our mail again!

We got this email asking us to update the "Jack" review (you guys are already working on that, right?)


=12pxHello

=12pxI think the jack review could afford to have some stuff added to the author bio. Considering some of the author bios are pretty ripe with drama and personal info, theres quite a bit left out about David and it's pretty suprising considering what info on him is floating around. It pains me to write this but, it's kind of a good thing this assbutter webcomic exists. This guy Is a supressed serial rapist venting through this comic so he doesn't get arrested for sereal rape. It's not just a fantasy thing, if what I've read is true, he has apparently admitted that this is what he would do if he was garunteed to get away with it. There was also an incident involving his wife calling loveline, describing him as a violent psycho rapist and asking for help. One of his arcs is very similar to this event. You can find all this shit and more here 
http://kate-comics.tumblr.com/post/19675520001/here-is-the-cut-down-portion-of-the-loveline

Some more review requests:
 Curvy - The plot is driven by porn and nothing elseDragon City - Crappy artwork, boring characters with skewed priorities, and a random plotGrumble - The comic's gimmick works against itself, and the plot is unclearA Bondage Fetish Comic - The entire thing is an excuse for... just read the title Suggesting it even though it probably doesn't count: Top Web Comics'



Another review request for "Girl Genius" which has been on our list for years now anyway:

=12pxHello BadWebcomics! First of all I wanna say GREAT JOB on the site, all of the articles are a great source of laughs for me, it's hilarious to see such fitting reviews for bad comics as well as good ones. Anyway, I wanted to know if you could review Girl Genius. It's a long-running comic that's actually won awards but I cannot for the life of me understand why any of it is good at all. The art is awful and hasn't improved since the comic's inception, and the story is riddled with Mary-Sues and convoluted plots.  If any of you have had the displeasure of reading through it and care to write about it, I think it would make a great addition to your site. Just wanted to leave a suggestion. Keep it up guys!   - Theo

 

Someone found a mistake in one review:
 In Shädbase review (no, I didn't read the webcomic, I'm not that depraved), there is a mention of "Then there's "parodies" like this one where the Sniper from Team Fortress 2 yells about piss a lot. It's funny, 'cause, you know, the Sniper says piss a lot in the game, right? I don't know what this strip is driving at. The only thing I can guess is it's a reference to Murderface from Metalacalypse who also said piss a lot and tried to start something called "Planet Piss". That's not a parody though. That's just another reference."
However, in the game, the sniper get the jarate-or-whatever-it-was as an (easy to unlock) unlockable secondary weapon, which is a throwable jar of piss which affect all ennemy in an area, revaling spies and causing all further damages during a small period of time to be mini-crits.So the sniper is in fact complaining because everything has been covered in piss - by himself. He (from what I remember) never say piss in the game. However, he should be pissed (no pun intended) that all of his environnement is covered in his own piss. But because the game does not wish to dwell on that too much, the drawbacks of such a weapon are never touched upon.So this strip contains a relatively funny parody, probably one of the only funny (and relatively non-offensive) moment of the strip. It would be fair to recognize that, or at least not to say there is no parody element when you failed to understand the joke ( which is not a critic).=12pxI'm not sure why I'm writing that, since you will probably not bother to correct it. I guessed I dislike unaccuracy?



Another request:

=12pxI would like you to take a look at this webcomic, if you please. http://mylittleschool.deviantart.com/gallery/43166367/1st-book
 

 An email defending Jay Naylor:

=12pxI'd first like to take a point of agreement. The dude is a douche, his real life behavior doesn't do him any favors, and if he treated people better he might be further along as an artist.
=12pxThat said your reviews are highly biased. Your opinion from one aspect of review to the next is colored by what you've decided about the artist or the story content. The reviews aren't objective but often are attacks on points you don't find to your liking. Certain topics most certainly will garner offense and reaction for the simple controversy, but that doesn't make it a good review to attack points simple because you don't agree with his philosophy as the artist, and not what you could take away from the content itself. That's art, and you call him an author and artist, making the point about the art, not him as person.
=12pxArt wise yes the backgrounds are plain, and some remarkable comics are wonderfully detailed in atmosphere. but I'd point to Jim Davis comics. How many times did Jon walk up to Garfield and there is yellowish wall and you assume by what you can see of Jon that the cat is on a table or counter of some sort. Does he deserve to be attacked for style there?
=12pxAs for story it is what it is, you claim he show's misogyny and yet I think many of his female characters are smart and independent. Then the aspect of children being thrust into certain topics... it's a work of fiction I'd like to point out first, and on point there are several cartoon shows, shown for children as the intended audience that are less acceptable. Several adult animations as well, south park being one off hand that deals with children in unacceptable conditions. My personal experience is all of them should be taken with a certain amount of suspended belief and yet even with an objectivist spin his story is better for sticking close to what could really happen if it were real.

=12pxIt was the only comic that I was very familiar with, but skimming through a few other reviews I say the same tactics and language. Odd it seemed at least moderately well researched and yet devolved into attacks on his person, and lost objective perspective. By objective I mean citing the comic for it's good points and it's bad points solely on the comic itself, not Rand tenants.

=12pxIn the end I hope this makes you a better critic, but that might be hoping for too much from the internet. 


I was thinking if I should post this on facebook for a laugh, but either way, this was what I responded to it:

"I'm sorry, but this email will not make us what you consider to be better critics because our views on what is good and bad and what the objective of our site should be is not the same. Firstly, yes, all our reviews contain personal attacks (if there are any to be had) because we believe that, since webcomic artists interact with their readers on a far more direct level than in any other medium, not being a massive ass is part of what you have to do as a webcomic artist and is worthy of criticism. Secondly, I don't think you understand what "Objective" means because reviews, by definition, are opinions and therefore can not be objective. Thirdly, you make  some false comparisons here. "Grafield" and other newspaper strips are not judged by the same standards and "Southpark" is all about shock humor, which is not the same as giving a big "thumbs up" to incest and pedophelia the way Naylor does. Which brings me to my last point. Lastly, we are not against his opnions, but rather the way he chooses to express them - By flooding his comic with never ending preaching. Not that some viewes are not okay to be against without being called bias, such as the aformentioned incest-pedophelia. For a comic that finds time to complain about modern "art Naylor sure didn't have a lot to say about the morality of two 12 twins fucking.I'm sorry, but this em"

ail will not make us what you consider to be better critics because our views on what is good and bad and what the objective of our site should be is not the same. Firstly, yes, all our reviews contain personal attacks (if there are any to be had) because we believe that, since webcomic artists interact with their readers on a far more direct level than in any other medium, not being a massive ass is part of what you have to do as a webcomic artist and is worthy of criticism. Secondly, I don't think you understand what "Objective" means because reviews, by definition, are opinions and therefore can not be objective. Thirdly, you make  some false comparisons here. "Grafield" and other newspaper strips are not judged by the same standards and "Southpark" is all about shock humor, which is not the same as giving a big "thumbs up" to incest and pedophelia the way Naylor does. Which brings me to my last point. Lastly, we are not against his opnions, but rather the way he chooses to express them - By flooding his comic with never ending preaching. Not that some viewes are not okay to be against without being called bias, such as the aformentioned incest-pedophelia. For a comic that finds time to complain about modern art Naylor sure didn't have a lot to say about the morality of two 12 twins fucking"
We got this update on that retard who graced out forum to defend "Shreded Moose"

=12pxSo the Shredded Moose fan boy/girl tried to join the CWCwiki forums to rant about Shredded Moose, as seen here,http://cwckiforums.com/threads/chris-hall-aka-the-writer-of-shredded-moose.3630/ then he/she begged for friends or something here http://cwckiforums.com/threads/move-this-to-talk-to-the-staff-once-im-allowed-to-post-in-that-section-verifying-myself.3640/ and then they had a poll to ban him/her http://cwckiforums.com/threads/community-vote-on-banning-robert-wayne-stiles.3652/ something I have never seen done before. Just though you guys could use a laugh over this. I would post it in the forums but I don’t want to see any more threads by this person. At this rate they will be banned from every site.

And lastly, we have some info for Tom to put in his "Dume" review:

=12pxIn reading your entry I see down in the "About the Author Section";


=12px"Author biography

=12pxI could find nothing on either of them."



=12pxWell, here you go, enjoy! 


http://www.furaffinity.net/user/jonas


=12pxHe's also well into his 30s, Asian, quite short, overweight, and spent a considerable portion of the 90s living in Los Angeles and the '00s living in the Bay Area. If I could provide/remember more personal details I'd spill, but I couldn't stand the little fucker THEN, so I hardly paid attention if he went by another name other than "Jonas Silver". 


=12pxCiao~



 

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Thanks for the detective work!

I wasn't going to make any more changes to Jack (though perhaps I should), but the info on Jonas was helpful.  I see why he didn't want anything about him posted on WikiFur!

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Jun 19 14 7:34 PM

I have been aware of the Jarate reference for years. However, since the comic values context for every joke as something you automatically throw into the garbage, I didn't feel like it was worth mentioning. Again, the guy coats everything is urine. For no reason. Then gets frustrated at his own doing.

One theory I had was that the joke makes an observation to the preference of the item rather than any background or else. Back when the strip was still fresh, people prefered to use the Jar'o'piss over other avialable items. So, from this point, it seems like the character is actually complaining about the excessive use of such a disgusting item. 

Yeah, I should have mentioned that before. Who cares, just like all non-meta observations in videogames, it loses value over time.

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Okay, let's see what we got this month...

The Sinfest review links are broken-

 Listen, I don't think you understand the needs of me, the consumer. I'm a fancy man with not a lot of time to waste! The links on your Sinfest review and analysis are out of date. Am I supposed to look this up myself? I'm not an acrobat. I'm a modern man on the go. It's the 21st century and I demand that you get with the times or else face legal action. On a serious note, pretty please, if you find some spare time? Luckily the archive number is in the links. I'm not sure if that's actually helpful or not, but there it is. Thank you and good lublah blah blah



Sinfest fans are mad at us
 Hello and greetings from Austria! While some idiots may still claim that "we" Europeans "all love" Sinfest, I can assure you... most certainly NOT anymore. It's dead now and you wrote a fitting eulology. But... there's still a little fun to be had! There was this open letter over at rpg.net (which promptly got banned by some asshole) and reposted at Webmole's blog (now defunct): http://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?644656-Sinfest-net-An-open-letter-to-Tatsuya-Ishida And now have a look at this posting over at the Sinfest-forum: http://www.sinfest.net/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=6880&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=270 I quote from "Heretical Rants" (aka "Ponygirl"): ___"but the end result of this kind of behavior is people going to other forums to whine about us, giving us cute pet names in the process  ahhhhh
gives me the warm fuzzies, this does"_____ Well, I'd say this is worth a quote as it basically underlines everything that could be said about Sinfest and its current mob of fans. Shit inspires little antisocial assholes. Keep up the good work, oddguy! Regards,Fritz Meyer. 

The creator of TwoKinds stole someone's art it seems... I probably shouldn't be posting this in public because that's not why it was sent to me, but it's too good to keep from you guys.
Hi Oddguy and crew, I'm hoping you can help me out. I need to reach Tom Fischbach, the creator of Twokinds and after reading your review, I'm even more worried. He appropriated my sister's copyrighted work for his latest comic and I'd like to try and sort this out without having to hire a lawyer. If you have any way to reach him (or the former forum admin you mentioned) I would truly appreciate it. If you don't feel comfortable sharing the former forum admin's email, could you please pass this along to him/her? I'm hoping that this won't get ugly but if it does, I guess I'll have some interesting stuff for your wiki. Thanks for any help you can give.Sincerely,name witheld


 And one last email asking us what we thing a good webcomic is
Hi, I'm a fan of your website, even though I may disagree with one or two reviews. Your message of brutal honesty is something I approve of highly--I urge you to keep up the good work! The webcomics medium does need to mature more, and I'd like to think that the Bad Webcomics Wiki helps do that.And yet I feel that there's one point you guys could address--you've shown examples of how NOT to do it, but you haven't shown many about how TO do it. What comics do you guys recommend, or consider to be "good"? I realize that this may be a tough question to answer, but you should think about it!Plus, I'm out of reading material and would like suggestions. But that's just me.Much appreciated!

So nothing too special this month. After I figure out this TwoKings things I might add it to the review.

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Well, we got no clue on Twokind's copyrights infringement rumour...heck, that would have been a hell of a scandal.

I'll go around and check what St. Google has to say about it. Then...if I find something, I'll have to go and give it a check to determine whether it's for real; or just a false positive.

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Time to check our mail again...

So, a few months ago I exchanged emails with the guy who used to make "Exiern" where he whined to me about how his review was bad. Now we got an Email from the guy who took over the comic a few years ago to thank us for the review.

Perhaps it's kinda sad that I didn't even REALIZE your exchange with my predecessor happened, especially since I do follow your blog quite often.

Anyway my name is Thomas Knapp (and I go by the handle of Chemiclord).  I'm the sorry sot Drowemos handed the story to, and I figure I might as well dip my oar in, but it's actually to praise you and the work you do.  Sure, the language you use is inflammatory, but ya know, if an artist or writer can't handle the heat, they shouldn't be in the kitchen. So I've got no quarrel with any of you or your fellow reviewers on that score.
 I thought you'd like to know that I took over the writing duties because I felt, deep down underneath all the cheesecake and gags was an earnestly decent or even good story that could be told.  I figured it was worth a shot.  Whether I succeeded in doing so was a matter of opinion (some readers embraced the change in style and tone, some were alienated by it, some thought the exposition of Tiffany's past was powerful, some thought it crossed a moral event horizon that ruined the entire strip), but having concluded my storyline a couple months ago, I'm rather content with it.I actually took a lot of the critiques leveled by your wiki once I took over the writing duties, and tried to implement them as best I could.  I would be curious as to how well you think I did to address those criticisms.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions if you are inclined to do so.

Thank you.


Jonas who made "Dume" asked us to delete his review. Honestly? I am inclined to agree because he seems like a nice guy and that comic isn't the worst... Tom, you wrote it. How do you feel about this?
Hi. If I asked really nicely, would you be willing to take this article down? The comic ended years ago, the site's down, and I'd really rather move on at this point.

We god this letter asking us to review a webcomic we already reviewed as well as one we haven't and asking us if we would make a "Good webcomics wiki" (no).
 Dear friends at BWW,I greatly appreciate your sincere efforts to make the internet community more conscientious about what they post online, even if the authors being reviewed are... less than understanding of your intentions. Thank you for saving me and many other the trouble of slogging through hours worth of underserving crap to finally reach the digital cream of the crop; and also, helping us realize that what we were reading was sick and twisted. Nothing normal, sane people should or could read. I hope you would consider putting Nikki Sprite and Ichigopan on your wiki, as the former is pure pornography with CG and the other is... I'm not even sure.... I can't figure out why I would have read that if it wasn't 4 in the morning and I had been awake for 20 hours straight. Best Regards,Maria P.S.- Have you considered making a good webcomics wiki?

Lastly, an email thanking me for my review of Sinfest.

Was hoping to reach the article of the sinfest article directly but after navigating the site for a bit settled on this. Know you must receive tons of mail most being hate mail i will do my best to keep this short.  I sincerely am thankful of oddguys article on sinfest and the background knowledge it gave me. With the fact that sinfest was so satirical it was hard to tell if the sudden turn was a joke that ran too long or a dynamic shift. I even suffered through the shorter political freak out thinking it was just a big long joke. i sorted needed confirmation from somewhere and got it definitely. The forums of the comic were pretty unhelpful which were at the time i  believe overrun by those who whom subscribed to the radical feminism rhetoric or were just really digging the lesbian side plots. I will admit that Sinfest wasnt genius  but was enough to capture my attention the broad looks on sensitive issues were comforting in a time when everything is taken way too seriously. And i got really invested in it. (Be it the Calvin and Hobbes style or whatever i couldnt say) Honestly i felt let down that it turned the way it did but i suppose i can understand why. it seems like self loathing got the best of him and instead of dealing with it he decided to focus his lens onto to something that caught his attention at the time, I actually ordered a couple of his earlier books and quotes from him and his readers really depict him in a different light its really disheartening to see someone fall like that.Anyways if you managed to reach this far im sorry for wasting your time. Just a bit of closure needed for a net geek to move on. You all seem to have a well built community and are pretty passionate about webcomics or else there is no way you could make a site warning people against shitty ones and that is much appreciated.I am not sure if i will end up at your site again. (Having spent a few hours searching through its a definite possibility) but all the same a response email to let me know this read by someone would be appreciated. I half cringe and half look forward to if and when i would see oddguy's article on zen pencils. Yours truly  Hop


We got a few more emails that aren't worth sharing and someone let me know that Shadebase stopped making comics and is now making just gross porn.

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And as for reviewing good webcomics, I deliberately did two:

1) Ozy And Millie: the transsexual author had produced two webcomics that deserved and got reviews here, but I also wanted to prove that this same author could also produce good material when she wants to.

2) Vicki Fox: proof that it is possible to make a Christian-themed webcomic that isn't a didactic morality play with cardboard characters.

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Sep 12 14 11:05 PM

You know, I don't believe we should do a "good" or "decent" or "acceptable" wiki. Sure, from time to time we can show an example, but we also get the risk of people coming here to claim X comic is the best thing around and people should learn from it. Nope. I think there were a couple of times where the guy got astonished of whatching his "gold nugget" get a review.

TL;DR: It would be double the work, and less the fun. No "Good" wiki, please.

AGE QUOD AGIC

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Dec 15 14 8:26 AM

More mail!

I got this from a "Madison Perry" calling me a racist (which he sent twice, once normaly and a second time in big, bold text)

Dear Oddguy,

I would love to praise you on your teenage "taboo-breaking" racism. Thanks to your spectacular outburst of "NIGGERS CAN READ???", my spark for the enjoyment of reading, particularity literature dating to the 19th century, was regained a couple of weeks ago. I re-read the classic "Black Like Me", a ground-breaking account of the discrimination a white man faced after darkening his skin - not out of contempt, mind you, but because you reminded me of the realities of racism. And that's not all! I also got started on a novel plot that was brewing in my head since at least last year, but I never wrote it down until just now. I'm working on the plot and thematic elements right at this moment. So, I'd like to give a warm, big "THANK YOU!", for informing me of my illiteracy.

Sincerely,

Randy Perkier


 

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Dec 26 14 1:04 PM

let's see what we got this month

 I’ve found this godawful non - manga (or better yet, non - comic!) that I feel needs to be seen - and destroyed. RIGHT NOW.
http://www.mangahere.co/manga/the_ebola_files/He’s also got another comic here, too, to take into consideration...
http://www.mangahere.co/manga/game_of_ninja/

His Facebook as well, so you can dig up further info on the guy: https://www.facebook.com/TheEbolaFiles I hope this reaches you - this needs to be seen.... And destroyed. Thank You.


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Dear Bad Webcomics Wiki,

I just want to say that you guys have done a wonderful job at deflating the egos of and exposing the shitty artists that exist on the Internet. However, I have come across a website- a gold mine, if you will- of terrible webcomics, though the creators never finished them. To name a few webcomics from Comic Genesis:

Queer!, a webcomic that is literally a long, overused gay joke with poor comedic writing.
http://queer.comicgenesis.com/?__utma=1.962758815.1415260306.1418705666.1418717187.9&__utmb=1.20.10.1418717187&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1418705666.8.8.utmcsr=comicgenesis.com%7Cutmccn=(referral)%7Cutmcmd=referral%7Cutmcct=/&__utmv=1.rating_55&__utmk=130946447

The G Vegas Saints, a terribly written comic that tries to mix poor comedy with gritty story elements. Needless to say, the writer does it badly, so it doesn't work, and the art is in no way redeeming.
http://gvegassaints.comicgenesis.com/d/20050204.html

Psiotechniqa, possibly the worst thing I've read so far. Poorly executed fan service, awful artwork, an interesting story that is sacrificed for overdone sex jokes, and the cheesecake. Nope, I think there's full-on nudity here.
http://psitech.comicgenesis.com/d/20050427.html

Summoners, which is probably the result of a middle schooler realizing he has access to the Internet. Well, that's my observation based on the art and poorly constructed "storyline".
http://summoners.comicgenesis.com/d/20060410.html

Well, that's what I've gotten so far. Please consider reviewing these in the future if you can!


 

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Dec 27 14 9:18 PM

Those links you just posted go through a mail.com redirect that doesn't seem to be working. You may wanna edit the URLs.


EDIT: Holy fucking shit... the ebola one is amazing. In addition to being incredibly stupid, unresearched, factually impossible, and lazy manga art, the comments are an entertaining read. Make sure to click "Display Tsukkomu"; the comments are displayed as an overlay of the comic itself, which give it the appearance of having been vandalized with [entirely valid] criticism.

Last Edited By: SmashLampjaw Dec 27 14 9:24 PM. Edited 1 time.

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