Dinosaur Comics collection: improbably fantastic re-use of dinosaur clip art

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23 Responses to “Dinosaur Comics collection: improbably fantastic re-use of dinosaur clip art”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Dinosaur Comics are totally hilarious! A+ for giving Ryan props!

  2. Keith K says:

    I think this comic makes me laugh more consistently than any other.

    We have regular impromptu readings at my house, whether my fiance likes it or not.

  3. kaiza says:

    Of course, the best bit of the comic is the meta-text and the mailto: link text, which you may miss out on in the book, although I can only imagine this is either included or offset by other, more awesome (and sexy!) book-only content.

  4. Sparrow says:

    Your entire family is made of meat.

  5. Rajio says:

    This has long been my favorite comic.

  6. nekochan says:

    @3 – in fact T-Rex claims he owns The Angriest Dog In The World. http://www.qwantz.com/archive/000393.html

  7. Uncle_Max says:

    Kaiza @6 makes a good point, does the book include the alt-text, RSS feed title, and the comment e-mail subject? Even if I’m not feeling the comic itself, the combination of the 3 bonus lines is always enough to make me chuckle.

    This is without a doubt one of the most consistently hilarious comics I’ve ever read.

  8. Anonymous says:

    i totally don’t get the pun intended

  9. Anonymous says:

    Dinosaur Comics is published every weekday, not weekly. This makes it that much more amazing.

  10. Anonymous says:

    This is my favourite comic. Nothing else is even close to being so consistently hilarious.

  11. the r kelly says:

    It is this generations Calivin and Hobbes.

  12. tashikitten says:

    Oh, I love the dinosaur comics! They’re delightful! My favorites are:
    http://www.qwantz.com/archive/000296.html
    and
    http://www.qwantz.com/archive/000311.html

  13. devophill says:

    @3- Here, it’s David Lynch’s “The Angriest Dog In The World”, for your enjoyment.

  14. Anonymous says:

    @6 i’m all about pokey. POKEYYYY.

    i actually haven’t read dinosaur comics. maybe i should start.

  15. Anonymous says:

    I’ve had this book for a while. I love it.

  16. Talia says:

    Sounds realistic to me. Everyone knows cuttlefish make terrible neighbors.

    Those jerks.

    Fortunately, them’s good eating. Solves the neighbor problem.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Yeah, I got the book from Ryan at MOCCA last year. The book contains the alt text under each strip, but no comment email subject lines. The only thing in the book not on the website is an intro by Joey Comeau. Even so, I still love having the book; it’s a great coffee table book.

  18. remmelt says:

    Love it.

    Love it so much, I made a guitar pedal out of it:
    http://www.truthandbeautybombs.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=13008

  19. Tdawwg says:

    Wow, David Rees is hilarious! So original!

  20. kpkpkp says:

    This reminds me of the LA Weekly strip (from college days): The Angriest Dog in the World

    Sure enough, do a search for it and Wikipedia has an entry and it, of course, links to Dinosaur Comics.

  21. Anonymous says:

    David Rees? I thought we were talking about Max Cannon.

  22. Inkstain says:

    Of all my favorite web comics, this is the only one my wife consistently laughs at as well. If nothing else, the look on T-Rex’s face as he exclaims something in the second panel cracks her up every time.

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