A non-exhaustive and highly disorganized list of unique digital storytelling largely accomplished through comics.
- Touch Sensitive (Chris Ware, 2011) iPad App
- Back to the First Date (2013)
- Failing Sky Ch 1: The Sinking Ship (Scout Tran, 2013-Present)
- To Be Continued (Lorenzo Ghetti, 2014-2017)
- Murat (Motiv Collective, 2014) requires flash
- The Bloody Footprint (Lilli Carré, 2015)
- Heavy Lights of January (Boulet, 2015)
- The Lais of Marie de France (Joyce Rice, 2016)
- Leaving Richard’s Valley on Instagram: “1” (Michael Deforge, 2017-2018)
- Florence (Annapurna Interactive, 2018) iPad app
- xkcd (Randall Munroe, 2006-Present) A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language featuring many unique digital storytelling experiments. Some highlights:
- Headache (2011)
- Click and drag (2012)
- Garden (2016)
- Right Click (2018)
- Sutu/Stuart Campbell (2008-Present) Standalone and long-form comics experimenting with movement and alternative reality. Some highlights:
- Nawlz (2008) requires flash
- Neomad (2012) iPad app
- Modern Polaxis (2013) printed comic and an AR mobile app
- The Ocean is Broken (2014)
- These memories won’t last (2015)
- Emily Carroll (2010-Present) Standalone comics that experiment with infinite canvas and user choice. Some notable examples:
- When The Darkness Presses (2014)
- The Three Snake Leaves (2013)
- Margot’s Room (2011)
- The Nib (2013-Present) Comics journalism and editorial cartoons born on a digital platform
- California College of the Arts digital comics collection (2015-Present)
- Screendiver – Discover the World’s Best Interactive Comics
Stories told using “Juxtaposed pictorial and other images in a deliberate sequence, intended to convey information and/or produce an aesthetic response in the viewer” (Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics), but with greater focus on user-participation and game-like mechanics.
- The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games, 2013) Digital comic thriller based on the award-winning Fables comic books (DC Comics/Vertigo).
- The Empty Kingdom (Merlin Goodbrey, 2014) Your kingdom lies empty before you; all your subjects fled; all their stories told. And yet you take up your sword. And yet you don your crown.
- Reigns: Her Majesty (Devolver Digital, 2017) Greed and jealousy still conspire against the benevolent queen. Outwit and outlast those that would seek to depose you and your husband by swiping left or right, making just (or unjust) decisions on all manner of royal matters.
- Framed 2 (Loveshack Entertainment, 2017) Rearranging the panels of an animated comic book to alter the order of events and change the outcome from disaster to success.