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* ''Webcomic/TheHandbookOfHeroes'' has a rant underneath each strip. It usually discusses an issue raised by the subject of the comic or relates a gaming story, but sometimes introduces plot elements -- most notably, Aristocrat's true identity and reason for disguising herself as a hireling, which eventually became central to an arc of the strip itself.


* Jukashi, author of ''Webcomic/KeychainOfCreation'', posts a commentary about his webcomic with each update, frequently used to explain ''Webcomic/{{Exalted}}'' rules that readers who don't also play the tabletop RPG might not understand. He's also very active on the comic's official forums.

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* Jukashi, author of ''Webcomic/KeychainOfCreation'', posts a commentary about his webcomic with each update, frequently used to explain ''Webcomic/{{Exalted}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' rules that readers who don't also play the tabletop RPG might not understand. He's also very active on the comic's official forums.


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* In addition to AltText, every page of ''Webcomic/NeverSatisfied'' has an author comment. Usually there's just a [[EasterEgg link to a video that's relevant to the page]] and a "thanks for reading" message, but sometimes there's an additional joke, background detail, or announcement for the readers.


* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to Wiki/TVTropes--yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.

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* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to Wiki/TVTropes--yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), Wiki/TVTropes), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.


** Since then, the comic has ended, which put even more focus on {{The Rant}}, because now we get reruns of previous comics, where the only difference is that DMM added another bit to {{The Rant}}, often explaining concepts not originally explained, or talking about the process of creating the comic. Except on Sundays, where we get a new "comic" that's just a single picture, where the main feature is a long rant about a specific topic (often science-related).

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** Since then, the comic has ended, which put even more focus on {{The Rant}}, the rant, because now we get reruns of previous comics, where the only difference is that DMM added another bit to {{The Rant}}, the rant, often explaining concepts not originally explained, or talking about the process of creating the comic. Except on Sundays, where we get a new "comic" that's just a single picture, where the main feature is a long rant about a specific topic (often science-related).


* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''

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* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'' used its mostly to warn about upcoming days off for cons and such, as well as adding relevant links for reminders about plot points and such.



* ''SinsVenials'' contains lampshading of the comic's plot points and a review of whatever game, tv show, movie or whatever Pip is playing or watching at the time along with whatever sins it commits.

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* ''SinsVenials'' ''Webcomic/{{Sins}}'' contains lampshading of the comic's plot points and a review of whatever game, tv show, movie or whatever Pip is playing or watching at the time along with whatever sins it commits.


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* ''Webcomic/StarPower'' has one for both creators. Mookie tends to have a new one near once a week, usually about what's going on his life. Garth saves his for big announcements.


* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to TVTropes--yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.

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* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to TVTropes--yes, Wiki/TVTropes--yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.


* The rant at ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' normally provides a separation of fandoms - comments on the comic go to the forums, comments on the comics theme (toy collecting) invariable end up in the LiveJournal blog. However, a lot of people will also comment on the comic itself in the blog.

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* The rant at ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' normally provides a separation of fandoms - comments on the comic go to the forums, comments on the comics theme (toy collecting) invariable end up in the LiveJournal Website/LiveJournal blog. However, a lot of people will also comment on the comic itself in the blog.


* The rant of Webcomic/MrSquare Never changes and always states: "Disclaimer: The following was not proof read, and may have been created outside of sobriety. The artist has little recollection of what this is about."

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* The rant of Webcomic/MrSquare Never never changes and always states: "Disclaimer: The following was not proof read, and may have been created outside of sobriety. The artist has little recollection of what this is about."

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* The rant of Webcomic/MrSquare Never changes and always states: "Disclaimer: The following was not proof read, and may have been created outside of sobriety. The artist has little recollection of what this is about."


* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to TVTropes - yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.

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* [[Webcomic/IrregularWebcomic David Morgan-Mar]] usually uses the Rant to either explain things in the comic that not everybody would get (often by linking to TVTropes - yes, TVTropes--yes, [[@/DMMaus he]] ''is'' OneOfUs), make additional jokes or go into detail on the making of the comic.



* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'''s rants vary from music reviews to (more often than not of late) the words "comic comic comic."
** A comic(al) comic about comics?
** Or, increasingly, "Comic will be up after [insert ungodly hour] A.M. because [insert excuse here]."
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' has started using rants to elaborate on the current comic, including "behind the scenes" info and hints at future storylines. There are also frequently links to any relevant past comics, whether it's to show that a particular plot point was foreshadowed, remind the audience of a character who hasn't been seen in a while, or remind the audience the context of what's happening in the comic.

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* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'''s rants vary from music reviews to (more often than not of late) the words "comic comic comic."
** A comic(al) comic about comics?
**
" Or, increasingly, "Comic will be up after [insert ungodly hour] A.M. because [insert excuse here]."
" As Jeph Jacques turns increasingly to Website/{{Twitter}} and Website/{{Tumblr}} to interact with fans, the rant is often left blank.
* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' has started using uses rants to elaborate on the current comic, including "behind the scenes" info and hints at future storylines. There are also frequently links to any relevant past comics, whether it's to show that a particular plot point was foreshadowed, remind the audience of a character who hasn't been seen in a while, or remind the audience the context of what's happening in the comic.


** ''Webcomic/TheTrenches'', a collaboration between ''Penny Arcade'' and ''Webcomic/{{PvP}}'''s creators that features a group of game testers, instead features real-life stories submitted by testers and other people in the game industry in its Rant space.

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** * ''Webcomic/TheTrenches'', a collaboration between ''Penny Arcade'' and ''Webcomic/{{PvP}}'''s creators that features a group of game testers, instead features real-life stories submitted by testers and other people in the game industry in its Rant space.



** A recent upgrade to the website means that the comments in both categories are directly below the comic on it's website, although purely toy-related ones are not necessarily attached to specific comics.



* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' has started using rants to elaborate on the current comic, including "behind the scenes" info and hints at future storylines.
** Shive also has started providing links to previous comics whenever he references past events, making it very easy for the reader to go back and refresh their memory.

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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' has started using rants to elaborate on the current comic, including "behind the scenes" info and hints at future storylines.
** Shive
storylines. There are also has started providing frequently links to previous comics whenever he references any relevant past events, making it very easy for comics, whether it's to show that a particular plot point was foreshadowed, remind the reader to go back and refresh their memory.audience of a character who hasn't been seen in a while, or remind the audience the context of what's happening in the comic.

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* ''Webcomic/CucumberQuest'' usually has sarcastic little comments and/or author commentary below each page. When they're not there, you know that things are serious.


* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'''s rant occasionally drops in some very handy plot background, but is mostly brief comments ''to'' the characters, as well as amusing but gentle [[DeadpanSnarker swipes]] at FanDumb. ("This page is a flashback. It is showing an event in the past.") During one particularly weird and twisty-turny plotline, the "tommentary"[[note]]FanNickname for the author's rants[[/note]] simply read "buzzz", adding more z's with consecutive strips. When the insanity of the plotline climaxed, the post read "bu-".

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* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'''s rant occasionally drops in some very handy plot background, but is mostly brief comments ''to'' the characters, as well as amusing but gentle [[DeadpanSnarker swipes]] at FanDumb. ("This page is a flashback. It is showing an event in the past.") During one particularly weird and twisty-turny plotline, the "tommentary"[[note]]FanNickname for the author's rants[[/note]] simply read "buzzz", adding more z's with consecutive strips. When the insanity of the plotline climaxed, the post read "bu-". If the rant is ''absent'', it's usually because something utterly heartbreaking is happening. (The first time this happened, it caused enough comment that he wrote "The comments will return when the comic stops being about dead people.")


* ''JesusAndMo'' is usually rant-free, but now and again has a link to a relevant news story. Occasionally this is phrased as a tongue-in-cheek "thanks" to a "guest scriptwriter", such as [[http://www.jesusandmo.net/2009/09/24/texts/ Tariq Ramadan]] or [[http://www.jesusandmo.net/2009/10/23/homo/ Karen Armstrong]].

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* ''JesusAndMo'' ''Webcomic/JesusAndMo'' is usually rant-free, but now and again has a link to a relevant news story. Occasionally this is phrased as a tongue-in-cheek "thanks" to a "guest scriptwriter", such as [[http://www.jesusandmo.net/2009/09/24/texts/ Tariq Ramadan]] or [[http://www.jesusandmo.net/2009/10/23/homo/ Karen Armstrong]].


In [[PennyArcade some comics]], it's taken as given that you'll read the rant, with the strip itself being [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/04/07 an utterly incomprehensible non sequitur]] otherwise. Almost all strips of such a comic will have some explanation or extra detail in the rant, making it important as a frame for the strip. [[{{Megatokyo}} Others]] rarely update their rant, and only post philosophical musings and important announcements at irregular intervals.

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In [[PennyArcade [[Webcomic/PennyArcade some comics]], it's taken as given that you'll read the rant, with the strip itself being [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/04/07 an utterly incomprehensible non sequitur]] otherwise. Almost all strips of such a comic will have some explanation or extra detail in the rant, making it important as a frame for the strip. [[{{Megatokyo}} [[Webcomic/{{Megatokyo}} Others]] rarely update their rant, and only post philosophical musings and important announcements at irregular intervals.

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