I have mentioned before on this blog an online comic strip that I read, PvP (short for Player vs. Player). The artist is funny, geeky, and occasionally deals with deep themes. All these are key elements to a good comic strip.
A couple weeks ago, his beloved beagle died. So, his comic artist friends volunteered to do guest strips for him to give him a bit of grieving space. During that time, one of his guest artists caught my eye. I spent most of yesterday morning procrastinating while catching up on her strip, and I'm definitely adding her to the reading list. Her strip is called Girls with Slingshots, and the protagonists are, you guessed it, independently-minded girls. The subject matter can be risque (these are modern girls with modern attitudes towards sex and drinking) and the characters are well drawn (literally and figuratively). They are well rounded and funny - what most sitcom characters wish they could be. I recommend it, especially if you are, or appreciate a, modern woman.
ETA: The artist, Danielle, is from the area where I grew up (she now lives in Shepherdstown, West Virgina) and since she supports herself with (comic) stripping, she has some great ways for her readers to support her endeavors, including an art supply wishlist. Isn't that cool?