Webcomics Special featuring AxeCop and BodyWorld
Two very odd and popular webcomics are collected in book form by mainstream publishers, while their creators continue to innovate on the fringes of the internet. Axe Cop, a fever dream of a comic featuring gun-toting dinosaurs and ninja moon warriors, is written by six-year-old Malachai Nicolle and illustrated by his 30-year-old brother Ethan. Dash Shaw's BodyWorld originated as the digital equivalent of a biblical scroll, telling the otherworldly yet strangely familiar story of a quiet community entranced by a plant with telepathic powers.
Special thanks to Mel Reslor, who edited the Dash Shaw segment, and to Liam Delta for his recording assistance on the AxeCop segment.
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Axe Cop Ethan & Malachai Nicolle BK AXECOPn1
Unemployed Man Gan Golan & Erich Origen BK unemploy
War Is Boring David Axe & Matt Bors BK warbored