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Pick of the Week: The Guns of Shadow Valley

There’s nothing as bad-ass as an old-school western. Now throw in a touch of the supernatural and a posse of cowboys with superpowers, and you have a recipe for something that is absolutely amazing. In the Guns of Shadow Valley by Dave Wachter and James Andrew Clark, we’re treated to a story full of style […]

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Pick of the Week: Reptilis Rex

One thing V warned us about in the 80’s and just a few years ago was that the Lizard People are coming, but V didn’t prepare us for this.  Reptilis Rex by William Tallman takes us on a journey with the once great Emperor of the underworld “Reptilis Rex”.  But keep that a secret, everyone […]

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Pick of the Week: Super Zeroes

Super Zeroes by Will Terrell follows the lives of teenagers separated by thousands of miles that have a path before them that will bring them crashing into each others lives.   We find one of the main cast members Elysium Fields “Elly” struggling with the realization that her life is about to change and she’s about to […]

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Pick of the Week: Carpe Chaos

Carpe Chaos is a very extrodinary webcomic in the way that it unfolds.  It is not a long form webcomic, but yet in a sense it is.  It follows the lives of five alien races that have learned to travel between the stars and explorers their cultures, their history, and their beliefs.  You get to […]

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Pick of the Week: Battlepug

Battlepug by Mike Norton  is told through narration by Moll to her two dogs Colfax and Mingo.  The story she unfolds to her beloved pets follows the adventures of what is possibly the last Kimmundy child as he narrowly survives the destruction of his people only to be brought into Slavery and then set forth on […]

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Pick of the Week: Valkyrie Squadron

When I was a kid, I used to love smashing bugs. In my eyes, critters were always the epitome of evil – lurking in shadows and dark areas, with many appendages, eyes and antennae. Now that I’m older, that fear of bugs disappeared, yet I can’t help but cheer whenever I see a team of […]

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Pick of the Week: Robbie and Bobby

Robbie and Bobby by Jason Poland takes us on a fun trip with Bobby and his new best friend Robbie the Robot.   Bobby is your typical little boy always getting into trouble, finding new adventures, etc. with one cool exception, he get’s to have these adventures with his very own autonomous robot. Robbie and Bobby takes […]

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Pick of the Week: Aedre’s Firefly

Aedre’s Firefly by Jande Rowe follows the turmoil filled life of Aedre.   She finds her self ridiculed and bullied at home and at school and finally decides that she’s had enough and wants to escape from this world that has treated her so badly and runs away.   One of the things that drew […]

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Pick of the Week: Spy6Teen

On the exterior, Cally Calhoon seems like your typical unassuming 16 year old girl. She attends high school and is interested in boys, but there’s one major difference. She’s a high tech spy! As one of the last entries into DC’s Zuda competition a few years ago, Spy6Teen garnered an instant following after posting their […]

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Pick of the Week: Madbury

Madbury by Jynksie follows the life of Hodge Madbury, his family and friends in the New Hampshire town of Granite Hills.   Madbury offers a satirical and humorous look at the world of politics and life around us.   Jynskie promises thought that even though it can have it’s poignant story lines you don’t have […]

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Pick of the Week: The Bean

The Bean was created by Travis Hanson and takes us into a mythical land filled with Trolls, Goblins, Ogres, fairies and Dragons.  The main character of the story is a young half-elf known as Bean.  Bean has been taken in by Gort, owner of the Silver Dagger Inn and spends his days working in the […]

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Pick of the Week: Nathan Sorry

  I’ve been tasked with a Pick of the Week, and with so many good long form webcomics out there, I had a hell of a time deciding who I wanted to put in the spotlight first. Looking at my list, I knew I had to start by giving props to the talented Rich Barrett, […]

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Pick of the Week: 2816 Monument

2816 Monument was created by Mark Luetke.  It follows the life and perils of Paul Stearns.  Paul had a bad accident, and took a gamble on health insurance and has now found himself in a medical bankruptcy.   Needing a quick infusion of money to help pay the rent Paul puts out an ad for […]

Pick of the Week: Molly and the Bear

Molly and the Bear by Bob Scott (Update 2017: the comic is now called “Bear with Me”) is a very fun and original family friendly comic that takes us into the life of 11 year old Molly and her unusual pet a 900 lb pet bear.  Yep, you heard right, a 900 lb bear.  After realizing that life in the great outdoors is just one terrorizing event after another Bear decides life has to be better in the suburbs and that’s where Molly meets him one day and brings him home.

Life at home has just been turned upside down for Dean, Molly’s dad, but Molly is ecstatic with the new pet that she now has.   The story follows the many escapades that Bear and the family find themselves in with a new 900 lb house guest to feed and accommodate.

Bob Scott, creator of Molly and the Bear, is a veteran of 20 years in animation. Bob’s drawing and illustration work have appeared in various books such as “Your Friend the Rat”, “The Art of WALL-E”, and “Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown”. His animation has been seen in numerous feature films such as “Toy Story 3”, “Ratatouille”, “WALL-E”, “The Incredibles”, “The Prince of Egypt” and many others. He has worked for Pixar since 1999 and is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts film and animation program.

Bob brings his unique style to this online comic creating a fun lovable family and a story that just leaves you smiling as you read each new strip. Bob makes Bear a member of the family and creates an ongoing dialog between Bear and the family members that really shows the dynamic between Bear and Molly and the ongoing conflict that Molly’s Dad has with having Bear around. Even when Dean is upset with Bear you always get a glimpse of how much he cares for him and how he knows how important Bear is to Molly.

Part of the main fun about Molly and the Bear is seeing Bear’s take on the world around us. He brings a certain innocence to the day to day that sheds a comical light on what we consider normal and just accept. Life with a 900 lb Bear can’t be an easy task but Molly has embraced it wonderfully.

If you are like me and enjoy a great Family Friendly all ages comic that you can share with your friends and family, and one that makes you laugh and feel good each time you read it then look no further than Molly and the Bear.

Find the comic at its Website or at GoComics

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Pick of the Week: Moon Town

Moon Town by Steve Ogden takes us to a future, 2087, where the moon is being mined due to all the resources on earth being tapped out.  As the story begins we find out that ore shipments have been reported missing so enters Captain Cassandra Quinn of Terraluna Security.  Cassandra has been sent to escort […]

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Pick of the Week: Bearmageddon

Bearmageddon by Ethan Nicolle and colored by Noah Maas is this week’s POTW.   Bearmageddon’s main 4 characters are Joel Morely, Jeremy “Gogs” Chandler, Burton Diggs, and Nigel Coleman whose lives have intersected at a time where neither of them are 100% satisfied with how their lives are turning out and are ready for a drastic […]

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Pick of the Week: The Meek

This week’s pick of the week is The Meek by Der-shing Helmer. The first thing you should know about the Meek is that it’s awesome. The second thing you should know is that the first chapter features a female character who is shirtless, but it’s not overt and blatant nudity and is a natural part […]

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Pick of the Week: Ellie on Planet X

Ellie on Planet X follows the adventures and findings of Ellie, a robot sent from earth decades ago.  After 30 years in spade Ellie has crash landed on Planet X and is now sending transmissions back to earth.  The transmissions share her adventures exploring the surface of this new alien world as she catalogs new […]

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Pick of the Week: Stix and Bones

Stix and Bones is not your typical comic about a little girl and her dog, well unless your typical girl and dog story finds them keeping zombies inline, battling giant rats, and trying to thwart the evil desires of an old man.  Stix and Bones is a very creative story about Bones (Nika) who lives […]

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Pick of the Week: Smash

Smash is a story about a 10 year old boy, Andrew Ryan, who like most 10 year old’s daydreams about being a superhero.  Andrew is short, not very athletic, and lacks some social skills; but that doesn’t stand in his way when fate steps in and one day Andrew actually gains super powers and becomes […]