10+ Witty Webcomics You Should Read to Brighten Your Day


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Created by perhaps the youngest webcomic artist in our list, Ketnipz is a sassy, thumb-like character that provides his followers with a daily dose of good vibes. Always chilled out, he’s either eating treats, up to mischief, or simply giving good advice, such as “be kind to ya mind.”

If you can’t get enough of Ketnipz, you can find his adorable little face on t-shirts, stickers, and various other pieces of merchandise via the artist’s website.


Poorly Drawn Lines

Created by Reza Farazmand, the Poorly Drawn Lines webcomic illustrates hilarious anecdotes in a world where talking animals seem to live alongside humans as equals. With almost 900,000 Instagram followers, the popular series features recurring animal characters,  including a tiny gray mouse, a talkative blue bird, a barreling green bear, and many others.


Sarah’s Scribbles

The Sarah’s Scribbles webcomic is a classic, and has been around since 2011. Written and illustrated by Sarah Anderson, the semi-autobiographical series captures the dilemmas of a millennial who isn’t quite ready for grown-up life. The bug-eyed, messy-haired character is illustrated in plenty of relatable situations, and is full of self-deprecating humor.


The Sad Ghost Club

Created by Lize Meddings and Laura Jayne Cox, The Sad Ghost Club is a webcomic that raises awareness of mental health issues and reminds readers that they aren’t alone in the world. The series features a classic “sheet” ghost character who is learning how to to overcome sadness. “The Sad Ghost Club is a club for anyone who’s ever felt sad or lost,” they duo explain. “It's the club for those who don’t feel like they're part of any other club; we love creating comics and zines to highlight the issues that a lot of ghosties go through.”


Ruby Etc

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London-based cartoonist, illustrator, and author Ruby Elliot is the creator of Ruby Etc, a webcomic that hilariously pinpoints the daily woes of everyday life. Her expressive, scribbly characters have even been featured in the New Yorker with the self-explanatory Reasons Your Creative Type Has Broken Up with You.


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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
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