07/15/2013 11:11 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Seven Queer Webcomics That Are Not DAR


When Erika Moen stopped writing DAR: A Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary in 2009, I was heartbroken. I started reading DAR many, many years ago in college, when my straight guy friend sent me a link and said, "This comic makes me think of you because you're a melodramatic lesbian getting over your first love, too" which is a really sweet thing to say, I think.

DAR was special to me right from the start. It was the first comic I encountered about being queer and crippling depression and falling in love with unexpected people and I still love every bit of it. At the time, I only read a few other webcomics that had nothing to do with lesbians, like Questionable Content (which, to its credit, does feature some lesbians but I think Jeph Jacques is kind of a jerk so).

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