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Would you classify Homestuck as a web cartoon?
« on: November 02, 2012, 11:11:08 AM »
It does have some pretty wicked flash animations, one of which (Namely,  Cascade) runs for over 12 minutes.

Very many of the panels are animated gifs.

I think it's safe to assume yes.

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Re: Would you classify Homestuck as a web cartoon?
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2012, 11:25:43 AM »
I haven't really gotten into the whole Homestuck craze, but from what I've seen, I'd probably classify it as a webcomic. Though you do make a good argument for it being considered an actual cartoon, so it can go here, sure. ;)

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Re: Would you classify Homestuck as a web cartoon?
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2012, 11:28:44 AM »
I would consider it a motion webcomic.

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Re: Would you classify Homestuck as a web cartoon?
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2012, 12:19:52 PM »
I would consider it a motion webcomic.
It's probably the first webcomic I've read that makes FULL USE of the fact that it's web-based. You have still images, short looping animations, walls of text, animated flash videos, playable flash games with additional walls of text, easter eggs that link to bonus comics from the creator, story branches where you can choose which character you want to read about at a given point in time, etc.

But yeah, motion webcomic seems to be a good way to put it. It's really hard to classify otherwise.
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