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Long Running Webcomic GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS To End Next Year

In a December 29, 2014 update, Danielle Corsetto, creator of the popular webcomic Girls With Slingshots, revealed that her acclaimed slice-of-life strip will end in the next few months. Corsetto explained in the update that she’s had this planned since last January and plans to pursue an in-depth art education to better improve her work. This comes as GWS celebrates its 10th anniversary, which Corsetto commemorated by going on a crowdfunded cross-country road trip/signing tour.

The cartoonist also revealed that as soon as the strip ends, old strips–newly colored by the strip’s full-time colorist Laeluu–will rerun with new hover text and commentary on the same Monday to Friday schedule as the current strip. GWS follows a wide cast of characters including frustrated writer Hazel, her best friend Jamie and talking cactus McPedro. The strip has been reprinted in several collections from TopatoCo.

Source: Girls With Slingshots

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Author:Tom Speelman

A lifetime of reading comics and watching television has left Tom with an inexhaustible supply of pop culture knowledge from the obvious to the obscure. Rather than keep it all in his brain for use at parties, Tom turned to writing a few years ago to help him share that knowledge with as many people as are remotely interested. Tom writes for several websites including The Mary Sue, Strange Horizons, Loser City and others. For even further rambling, follow him on Twitter @tomtificate.

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