Comics! XKCD

Monday, August 19, 2019 14/88028

Conference Question: I also have an utterance. Less of an utterance and more of an incantation. Less of an incantation and more of a malediction. Less of a malediction and more of a Word of Power. Less of a Word of Power and more of an Unforgivable Curse.

Friday, August 16, 2019 14/88009

Serena Versus the Drones: After the test, she said that if she had a choice, she wouldn’t defend herself against drones using a tennis ball and racket, though she would absolutely pick them over other sports equipment. But, she added, "Drones don't bother me."

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 14/87972

Old Game Worlds: Ok, how many coins for a cinnamon roll?

Friday, August 9, 2019 14/87940

Geologic Time: Ok, well, we'll be sure to pay you sometime soon, geologically speaking.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 14/87915

Dark Matter: To detect dark matter, we just need to build a bird feeder that spins two squirrels around the rim in opposite directions at relativistic speeds and collides them together.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 14/87906

Cumulonimbus: The rarest of all clouds is the altocumulenticulostratonimbulocirruslenticulomammanoctilucent cloud, caused by an interaction between warm moist air, cool dry air, cold slippery air, cursed air, and a cloud of nanobots.

Monday, August 5, 2019 14/87896

Disappearing Sunday Update: This comic won't exist in the archives. NOTHING IS REAL.

Friday, August 2, 2019 14/87867

Unpopular Opinions: I wasn't a big fan of 3 or Salvation, so I'm trying to resist getting my hopes up too much for Dark Fate, but it's hard. I'm just a sucker for humans and robots traveling through time to try to drive trucks into each other, apparently.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 14/87854

Icon Swap: Someone's probably working on an eBook app where, if you stop reading right before some plot twist happens, the app will wait a while and then send you a breaking news alert about what's happening, prompting you to open it and read the next few pages to learn more.

Monday, July 29, 2019 14/87830

When I'm Back at a Keyboard: [after typing 1,500 words on feathered dinosaurs, paleontology, sexism, lava, and dinosaurs as animals rather than movie monsters] Sorry to cut it short, I'm on my phone. When I'm back at a keyboard, I can give you another 5,000 words.

Saturday, July 27, 2019 14/87800

Inbox: Rome's declaration of war against Carthage was sent from a no-reply address, so Hannibal had to cross the Alps to deliver his "UNSUBSCRIBE" response in person.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 14/87775

NWS Warnings: Kind of rude of them to simultaneously issue an EVACUATION - IMMEDIATE alert, a SHELTER IN PLACE alert, and a 911 TELEPHONE OUTAGE alert.

Friday, July 19, 2019 14/87721

Expiration Date High Score: "Wait, we've MOVED since 2010. How on Earth did--" "Look, some of us were just born to be champions."

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 14/87704

Gastroenterology: "Mostly it means that I'm acutely aware that the kid one table over coughed as the server walked past with our food."