It’s challenging to find an absolute list of webcomic sites. If you also have a webcomic and aren’t certain where to publish it, fortunately, this post will give you some ideas about the best webcomic sites.
Some of the best webcomic sites are as below:
Reddit is one of the best webcomic sites to publish your content because it provides the highest potential for traffic. The risk is that if your comic gets to the topic of a favorite subreddit, the traffic influx can crash your site.
Reddit is a community that uses the platform seriously. Users share content, which is then upvoted or downvoted. Depending on how many votes the post gets in a specific amount of time, it climbs the board. Aside from the main page that shows the top posts from across Reddit, the site is divided into ‘subreddits’, each with subscribers of its own. The important issue for successful posting is timing and a humorous title.
Imgur is the image platform for Reddit. Publishing your webcomic to Imgur puts it in sight of an entirely different crowd of internet users, still. There are millions of users, and if your webcomic receives upvoted here, it will spread across the viral waves.
TAPAS, FORMERLY TAPASTIC
Unlike the sharing platforms stated above, Tapas is a webcomic publishing platform. You establish a profile, begin a series, get followers and watch your comic increase. Later, you can partake in their revenue program to make money from ads, and a support program so your followers can get straight involved in the webcomic creation process.
Line Webtoons (webtoons.com) appears to be a great place to share your comics. It’s large, and they have regular contests that appear to distribute large sums of money 30k+. Most of the great comics are from Asia and are translated.
Still, it’s a good idea to share your webcomic here because of the exposure, and if they distinguish your comics in their “Discover” section, you could be hired as a paid contributor.
BoredPanda is one of the webcomic sites that presents long-form posts, mainly. If you want to share a single webcomic here, it might not break the 10 likes threshold. Your best choice for posting here is to make a long post that incorporates a number of your comics based on a theme. It might be in your best interest to share on Bored Panda in the third person, talking to the community in a passive, neutral voice.
It’s an aggregator site that has categories, but mostly it seems that the front page is what people look at. Displayed posts here can receive upwards of 35,000 upvotes, which means thousands of views. The trouble is that very few users of 9Gag follow you on social media, much less view your website. In fact, many users consider it unsuitable that a creator would want them to, God forbid, leave 9Gag.
Memecenter is only useful if you get featured. Otherwise, it is impossible to get much traffic. They stick a “Memecenter” logo on the side, so anyone who posts your webcomics from here will have that branding, which is of course dull.
Creators watch out, this place is full of trolls. Comics get displayed on the ‘rising page’, and can simply get onto the front page. It’s a newer site, and front page likes can break the 200 threshold.
Instagram does belong to Facebook owners but has demonstrated a much better platform to share comics online than Facebook. This is because of its inborn utility as an image-sharing platform without all the fluff. As long as you can stay away from the Instagram shadowban, this is a wonderful place to share comics.
Twitter is another great place to share your comics. But while you can acquire and retain customers on Facebook and Tumblr by auto-posting, Twitter needs community engagement to grow. If you’re not active on Twitter, then posting your comics to the platform will not help you to achieve a great deal. Case in point: my Twitter.
Facebook used to reward persistent sharing, but many comic artists have found out that its algorithms have begun to support encouraging posts. Because of the security encroachments in 2018, accounts with over 100k followers are also more boringly inspected. Still, creating a page on Facebook for your comics is key to putting your work in front of more eyes. Facebook is one of the best webcomic sites.