2017 Webcomic Debuts


Hello, and welcome to January’s list of 2017 webcomic debuts! Check the links below to see incredible comics crafted by community members and independent creators.

Note: Most descriptions come from the websites of the creators themselves. I’ve made light edits or written descriptions only where needed.

Xaliree has had a hell of a year. And she’s tired. She’s so god damn tired. But she’s not giving up and neither should you.
“Ache Like Me” is a heartwrenching webcomic written & illustrated by @roxiqt that explores uncomfortable emotions and how to keep moving forward despite them.
Ache Like Me by RoxiQT
MIRROR: http://twitter.com/achelikeme


Admiral tells the story of Thomas Andrews, Jr., shipbuilder of the RMS Titanic during their final hours.
Admiral by Matt Aytch Taylor
INSTAGRAM: @matt_aytch_taylor
PATREON: patreon.com/MattHTaylor
PORTFOLIO: MattHTaylor.com
TWITTER: @MattHTaylor

Abandoned by their creators, scattered groups of robots search for purpose in the factory-cities of their desolate world.  Though the robots differ dramatically in function and design, they share essential traits.  Drawing power from the common grid, they never suffer scarcity. And the concept of violence is absent from their world. What new ways of being might such creatures create?

Alethia is a science-fiction comic. Each chapter is a complete story with beginning, middle, and end. But each is also part of the larger story.
Alethia by Kristina
ITCH.IO: https://alethia.itch.io/
TUMBLR: http://kstipetic.tumblr.com
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Sskessa

Beelzebub is a geeky slice-of-life that follows a young couple and the hijinks that ensue when they invite a demon to live in their home.
Beelzebud by theBATCLAM and GideontheGreyFox
PATREON: http://patreon.com/thebatclam


Blaire the Bounty Hunter is in a mad dash against time to catch the 12 criminals that she accidentally let loose in the first place!
Black Hole Badger by Pencilforge
TWITTER: @pencilforge

A newly enlisted agent joins an organization known as Black Sunshine, where he faces trivial tasks along side with other agents from around the world. College Student Indimaru Della Posta decides to take the chance and join the organization called Black Sunshine. However, new connections and adversaries make working for this organization a life threatening ordeal.

Black Sunshine by ChibiTomboy
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/blacksunshine

Long-time friends SJ Khan and Matt Carter may live in a post-apocalyptic winter wasteland, but they’re not going to let that stop them from building a successful business from the ground up! Together with their haphazard crew of idiots, criminals, and cats, they’re going to be the best smuggling company Florida’s ever seen.
Cargo by Chloe Cunningham
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/wishjacked
TWITTER: @wishjacked

Entering University when she didn’t even know what she wanted to study sounded less than appealing to Yumito.  Instead, she reopened her grandmother’s cafe! Unfortunately, business has been slow, and managing a cafe by herself is a lot of hard work.  Or it was, until a stranger appeared and changed everything…
Catcha by Anko
DEVIANTART: https://ankoart.deviantart.com/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/ankosart/
KO-FI: https://ko-fi.com/ankoart
MASTODON: https://mastodon.art/@ankoart
TUMBLR: http://ankoart.tumblr.com/
TWITTER: @AnkosArt

 is a sports-romance webcomic about an MMA champion’s conquest in the cage and in love. 
The story follows the FFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Jane Brooklyn, a very confident champion who thinks nobody is good enough to be a champ aside from herself – until she is forced to watch an undercard match featuring the rookie fighter Tala Labrador, who has very promising potential. It seems that this rookie not only has the potential to be a future champion but has also won the Champ’s heart. Now the Champ has to face her biggest challenge yet: Winning Tala’s heart. Can she win the big fight? Or will she choke out in the last minute?
CHAMPS by Mharz
FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/avimharz
INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/avimharz
KO-FI: http://ko-fi.com/avimharz
PATREON: http://patreon.com/avimharz
PORTFOLIO: http://mharz.com
TWITTER: @AvimHarz

Noah wakes up in a strange world full of plant people. There, he learns about peoples’ lives and explores the area, in hopes of understanding their culture. In the meantime, he records his experience in a journal.

Cornucopia by Calorful
MIRROR: https://cornucopiacomic.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @calorfull

Cunning Fire is an urban fantasy story about witches and spirits in modern day Chicago, following the journey of Akiva Stein as she enters this unfamiliar, hidden world and learns the craft of the Death witch. Caught up in her new coven’s quest to create the legendary Elixir of Life, Akiva is forced to face her ability to see spirits and come to terms with the ways magic has tainted her past, and how it will shape her future.

Cunning Fire 
by Kaz Rowe
TWITTER: @kazrowe

Dragon Fairies are a merged race at war against the demons. Join Ramona, the future Queen of the Dragon Fairies, her soul animal and brother, Milo, and her childhood friend, Kyle, as they fight against enemies, friends and family to end the century long war!

Dragon Fairy 
by Leia
DEVIANTART: bluechui
INSTAGRAM: bluchuii
TWITTER: @bluechuii

DungeonMinis follows the comical adventures of a Dungeons and Dragons game.
DungeonMinis by theBATCLAM and GideontheGreyFox
PATREON: The Bat Clam

earthinapocketForget “A history of the world in 100 objects.” This comic tells the history of the world in some random stuff a space traveller had in her pocket.
Earth in a Pocket 
by Jabbage
PORTFOLIO: http://bit.ly/jabbage
TWITTER: @jabbageart

This comic includes numerous werewolves with varying degrees of social functionality, one rather unethical doctor (also a werewolf), and a very unfortunate librarian who is eventually kidnapped due to an unfavorable combination of international treaties.

Edge of the Night 
by Sparkleswords
MIRROR: http://fav.me/dbgms9r
TWITTER: @Sparkleswords

Eos is a sci-fi and adventure comic about two lonely girls and one eve lonelier robot. When they find each other and become friends, they get caught up in something much bigger than them, the mysterious island they call home…or the wide blue ocean beyond.

by Brenna Baines
CARBONMADE: https://pangolinart.carbonmade.com/
INSTAGRAM: pangolinprime
TWITTER: @Pangolinart

Esperance is a fantasy webcomic that updates every Monday. The story follows Fey as they adjust to life following a traumatic spirit possession.
by Gogglesbird
TWITTER: @gogglesbird


Naran didn’t know what to do but continue forward, despite being constantly in over his head. After meeting a lone scavenger on his latest job, things wouldn’t be the same. The two found themselves drawn to each other despite the masks they each wore….
FELL SWOOP by Alakotila
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/alakotila
PORTFOLIO: alakotila.com
TWITTER: @Alakotila

Three dweebs spend their Friday nights doing waste disposal in the capital of Madagascar.

And some more stuff happens or else it’d be boring.
by Rado
TWITTER: @Radokelinijeso

The king has died and left an ultimatum: Only the son who finds his sword can inherit his throne. The youngest prince, Finnian, is more content to live with his boyfriend and let his brothers do the searching, but one day a mysterious man comes out of the lake with the very sword his brothers are all looking for. It seems Finnian is the chosen heir, but he’ll only give the prince his sword on one condition- that they be wed first. 
Heir to the Throne by Domoz
KO-FI: http://ko-fi.com/A260472B

Himawari Share follows the lives of three international students living together in Tokyo. Join our heroines as they struggle with the language barrier, fall in and out of love, and eat as much as they possibly can.
Himawari Share by Harmony Becker
INSTAGRAM: @hamini
PATREON: patreon.com/harmonybecker

iknewaghostA poem-turned-comic about two girls, one who happens to be a ghost.
i knew a ghost
 by Tracy Ma
MIRROR: https://gumroad.com/l/JeSkj
TUMBLR: pommenade.tumblr.com

Eight-year old Charlie’s treehouse always felt safe until today. But something from inside has made its way out to our world, and Charlie finds herself caught in the woods in a storm, surrounded by monsters who fear only one name…
Imaginary Gumbo 
by Abby & Dave Bulmer
PATREON: patreon.com/demontomatodave
TWITTER: @AbbyRyder and @DemonTomatoDave
YOUTUBE: youtube.com/demontomatodave

There’s an old mountain tale of a woman who battled three nights with the High Place — all for a child that could never belong to her.
Hilga from Below by Val Wise
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/hilgafrombelow

Welcome to Laana Maji, a small town in which the paranormal and magical is considered an everyday affair. Local attractions include the Blood Fountain in the town square, the Church of Decay and its curious well, and the local cemetery where you may find the undead roaming about in the evenings. The residents can be mischievous, but they all mean well and are happy to welcome you to town. 
We hope you enjoy your stay.
Laana Maji
by Gray Sterre
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/terminus
TWITTER: @GraySterre

lasttravelerKeira is lost in an alternate world where portal travelers are outlawed and met with an untimely end. Befriending dragons and hiding among nobility, she searches for a way home as deeper connections between this world and her own are uncovered.
Last Traveler 
by Karen Heckman
TWITTER: @Kiidkat00

Lavender Tea is a queer slice-of-life comic that follows Jasper (known to his friends as Jassie), Damian, and Nina through their school days.
Lavender Tea
by Joichi
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/joichimakescomics

lespiggiesLes Piggies is an on-going graphic novel about how a couple of kitchen folk plot together to derail the plans of their head chef, Mr. Wolf.
Les Piggies 
by Kari Lynch and Bailie Rosenlund
INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/LesPiggies
PATREON: patreon.com/LesPiggies
TUMBLR: http://www.lespiggies.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @LesPiggies

levelleveL is a good old fashioned sci-fi adventure webcomic.  Full of fun characters, exciting action and mysterious happenings, we follow our heroes as they traverse the city of Level.  However, there might be something deeper at work here, waiting to crack through the surface.  So tread lightly, dear reader.
by Nate Swinehart
PATREON: patreon.com/levelthecomic
TUMBLR: tumblr.com/levelthecomic
TWITTER: @levelthecomic
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/levelthecomic

Lies Within follows two best friends doing the best they can in the midst of an underground civil war.
Lies Within 
by Lacey
PATREON: patreon.com/bylacey
TWITTER: @byelacey

Mellydoodle is a episodic strip comment featuring Melly and her comedic commentary.
Mellydoodle by Mel
MIRROR: http://mellydoodle.com/
TWITTER: @MelodieDickens

Meme Me Up, Scotty! is a webcomic featuring Samson’s take on memes.
Meme Me Up, Scotty! by Samson
PORTFOLIO: Gocomics.com/darksideofthehorse


12- year old globetrotter Roghan is new in town and wants to make friends. But instead, he accidentally causes one of the kids to get possessed by a deadly demon. Are they able to break the curse before their parents can find out?
by Potoh
INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/potoh_potato
TWITTER: @PotohPotato

Toby Bennett, a middle-schooler who avoids socializing in favor of maintaining his online blog, tries to hide his ability to see invisible, misery-eating monsters from his fellow students. But when he’s discovered by two other kids with the same ability, he will come to realize he doesn’t have to suffer alone. 
Monster Boy is about three kids with mental illness. It’s about bullying, loss, and the importance of friendship and self-care. It’s about a kid who will fail to endure. (It’s mostly light-hearted though. Honest.)
Monster Boy by Para
DEVIANTART: https://paraparano.deviantart.com
MIRROR: http://monsterboy.smackjeeves.com
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/paranoart
PORTFOLIO: http://www.paranoart.com/
TUMBLR: http://paranoart.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @ParanoLives

morbidityNine year old Keagan had a one-sided crush on eighteen year old Ryo. Then, Ryo died. Nearly sixteen years later Ryo’s little brother Yuuto comes into Keagan’s life to tell him to “get over Ryo’s death”. Not to help Keagan to finally process his trauma, but because Ryo is still tied as a spirit to him and is unable to properly pass on until Keagan is able to move on. Now both boys need to slowly break their bonds with Ryo, before he turns into a vengeful spirit. 
by Charu
TUMBLR: http://charuchiicreates.tumblr.com

mortidoTake a Magical Mystery Adventure into Hell with Mortido, trickster-turned-soldier-of-fortune, and discover the horror of what it means to be the center of the universe.
by Chimera
PORTFOLIO: http://chimeracomics.com/


Mumbo Jumbo follows the story of Ned the Nokken. After being forced to leave his home, he is faced with daily horrors like making friends, school or romance. A tough challenge for a green-faced loner who feels like a fish on land (literally)…
by Gazingmoro and SamPondu
DEVIANTART: https://sampondu.deviantart.com
INSTAGRAM: gazingmoro and Sampondu
TUMBLR: sampondu.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @sampondu

myresidentghostMorgan moves into a new apartment. That apartment turns out to be a little bit haunted.
My Resident Ghost by Gray Sterre

PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/terminus
TWITTER: @GraySterre

nienteNiente Chronicles is a fantasy/adventure webcomic.
Niente Chronicles 
by Sachairi
TWITTER: @sachairiah

In 1908 NYC, Evelyn Reuter has just taken over her late father’s business, and quickly discovers that his secrets go far deeper than she’d known. Following what little trail her father left behind, Eve comes face to face with the underbelly of New York – and with Margot, a mysterious shopkeeper who may not be entirely human.
by Ashley McCammon
MIRROR: obeliskcomic.tumblr.com
PATREON: patreon.com/obelisk
PORTFOLIO: avmccammon.com
TWITTER: @draculing
INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/draculing

onlyinyourdreamsCara Luong yearns for a romantic relationship till her dreams came true. But not what she expected! Now living together with her dream boyfriend Richie, Cara finds herself in a pickle between her family and her wants in life.
Only In Your Dreams! 
by Tuyetnhi Pham
PORTFOLIO: http://www.tuyetnhip.com/
TUMBLR: http://tuyetnhip.tumblr.com/

Os is a short horror comic about obsessive thoughts, anxiety, humiliation, and mouths.

by Allison Barto
TWITTER: @poppydraws
ETSY: https://www.etsy.com/shop/abartoart
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/poppy__draws/
TUMBLR: http://poppydraws.tumblr.com/

overtheoceanOver the Ocean is the first of two prologues for Sailor’s Warning, a comic about society and identity set in the British navy during the Napoleonic wars.
Over the Ocean 
by Tuisku
PORTFOLIO: Tuiskuhiltunen.com
TWITTER: @tui_hil

An ancient empire awakens, bent on reclaiming the world they once dominated. A small group of people, drawn together by a common cause, are determined to stop them. However, they face more than threats from the outside.
Pathways: Chronicles of Tuvana
by Elaine Tipping
DEVIANTART: triaelf9.deviantart.com
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/triaelf9/
PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/TriaElf9
TUMBLR: triaelf9.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @TriaElf9


Lilith is a sin-eater: someone who is paid to take on the sins of those who have recently died. One day, she is hired to pawn her soul for Old Man Jasper by his son Thomas. From that point on, she becomes irreversibly involved in Jasper family affairs, which ultimately leads to tragedy.
Pawn My Soul 
by G. E. Gallas
PORTFOLIO: gegallaswriterillustrator.wordpress.com
PATREON: patreon.com/gegallas
TWITTER: @gegallas

Pigeon of Destiny is an interactive comic experiment about pigeons.

Pigeon of Destiny 
by Julia Hutchinson
PORTFOLIO: www.juliahut.com

pocoadventuresPoco Adventures is about the life and adventures of Poco the goblin and her gang of comrades. It’s a high fantasy story told from the point of view of the “usual villains” from table-top games, fantasy novels, etc.
Poco Adventures 
by Revarien
TWITTER: @Revarien

Skyvein is a fantasy/sci-fi webcomic following the perilous adventures of our heroes (reluctant and otherwise) in a world where magick is regulated and everyone lives on islands in a sea of toxic clouds. Updates Wednesdays and Sundays!
Skyvein by S. Holiday
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ahopefulcynic/
Tumblr: https://senholiday.tumblr.com/
Twitter: @skyveincomic


Tales From Treeroot is a slice of life comic set in New England about a hapless group of twenty-somethings trying to save their favorite cafe from closure. The comic mainly explores the lives of young people and their personal relationships between others in their orbit.
Tales of Treeroot 
by Ab H and Leo
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/digrupert
TUMBLR: digrupert.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @digrupert and @perripino

Imagine if superheroes were beings of mythology and folklore around the world. Join Alex  as he discovers he’s the son of the Greek god Apollo, and follow his introduction to the world of the supernatural. Guided by Markos, the Prophet of Olympus, Alex dons the mantle of the Sparrow and becomes a superhero in a world that needs them.

The Sparrow 
by Micah Weltsch
INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/micahdraws
TUMBLR: http://micahdraws.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @micahdraws

beyondThe Usual Choices is a webcomic of short stories. Each comic features a different artist, and all are written by Keith Frady.
The Usual Choices 
by Keith Frady
PATREON: patreon.con/keithfrady
PORTFOLIO: clippings.me/keithfrady
TWITTER: @keith_frady

towardsedenTowards Eden is an online comic about a twenty-something taxi driver named Daniel and his depressing life in a small Argentine town in the late 90s.
Towards Eden 
by Lo
TWITTER: @LoMakesComics

The leader of a bandit crew, a runaway child, and a traveling wizard. Their pasts and their goals may differ greatly, but their destinies are soon to be forever intertwined. These travelers may be the ones to shape the future of Telaria.

Travelers of Telaria 
by Jeremy Sandler
PORTFOLIO: Jeremysandler.com
INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/jjsandler/
TUMBLR: drawnbyjeremy.tumblr.com


When an exiled vampire and a reclusive herbalist become unlikely friends, they work together to complete their quests for revenge and redemption.
Twelve O’Clock Sweet by manatiel_
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/manatiel_/
TWITTER: @manatiel_


One morning the young dragon Rei decides to challenge his Queen for the throne. Unsurprisingly, things do not go as planned and Rei is reminded that he is a small dragon in a much, much bigger world.
by Kelly Bull
PORTFOLIO: kellysketches.com
TWITTER: @kellysketches

violetcityThe city is flooded, rich people are bad, everyone will aggressively take care of each other. A clairvoyant could be helpful, but you’ll just have to take his word for it.
Violet City 
by wennovane
PORTFOLIO: http://wennovane.tumblr.com/comics

willowwoodsWillow Woods is a 2017 comic project about a girl, a cryptid, and finding love in unexpected places.
Willow Woods 
by Kaylee Rowena
PATREON: http://patreon.com/kayleerowena
PORTFOLIO: http://kayleerowena.com
TUMBLR: http://kayleerowena.tumblr.com
TWITTER: @kayleerowena


Not all heroes wear capes. Some do, but not all. Seth was one such person when their life changed forever. We follow a Latinx non-binary cutie as they learn to be a hero and maybe get a smooch or two along the way. In this comic, best described as Spider-Man meets Her Story, Star City gets its first super hero.
Wish by Alexis Sergio and Valerie St. Gelais
ARTIST PORTFOLIO: https://www.valeriestgelaisart.com
WRITER PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/AlexisSergio

That’s it for the 2017 webcomic debuts! Did you read a new webcomic that started in 2017 and don’t see it listed here? Comment below and let me know!

9 thoughts on “2017 Webcomic Debuts

  1. Hello! i found several comics that i’m looking forward to checking out because of this list! Also, just to let you know, my webcomic Skyvein also debuted in January of 2017. Thanks for putting this together!


  2. Thank you so much for making this list! There are so many awesome sounding comics on here that I can’t wait to read! 😀

    I was hoping my comic could also be added to the list? It debuted on Halloween last year, and it’s called Twelve O’Clock Sweet. It’s on Smackjeeves, Tapas and Webtoons!


  3. I’m not sure if this counts as a webcomic, but i started a series of daily diary comics on my instagram page. (instagram.com/lizyerby).

    Also I just found this site and really enjoy the weekly resource list! Thank you!


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