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Extra Life 2011 charity event starts today, to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

You may have already heard about this one, but in case not, know that starting today through tomorrow morning, quite a few folks online are going to be playing video games for 24 hours straight, aiming to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The Extra Life Charity marathon is...

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Readers pick best webcomic: nightmares

It looks like ze secret formula has once again worked, as Scott Johnson's Extra Life strip claimed the top spot for best webcomic of the week. Coming in second place was Dueling Analogs, while the frisky VG Cats take third. As always, thanks to everyone who voted and be sure to let us know of any...

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The plant has his time

We've played through enough Super Mario Bros. games to have learned that no pipe should be approached without caution. After a lifetime of suffering piranha plant attacks, always at the least opportune moments, we've trained ourselves to scrutinize every green tube before hopping over it. We'll sit...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Wii and my shadow

It's the punchline, really. Steve Napierski's Dueling Analogs bundles a PS3 with the Wii and takes home the Quidditch Gold Cup for Webcomics. (Yeah, we know that makes no sense.) Second and third places go to Digital Unrest and Extra Life, respectively. Thanks to everyone who voted, and be sure to...

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Readers pick best webcomic: tryouts

For the second week in a row, 2P Start has taken the top spot as the webcomic of the week -- they've come a long way since their start on Valentine's Day. Second place goes to Penny Arcade and Extra Life takes the third place position. Thanks to everyone who voted; be sure to let us know of any...

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Have Mario on your toilet seat

We've posted crazy eBay auctions before, mostly concerning massive collections. This is a bit more unique. Extra Life's Scott Johnson has sketched his rendition of Mario on what we hope is a brand new toilet seat. Of course, the jokes regarding an Italian plumber (never seen on the job, mind you)...

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Readers pick best webcomic: the real winner

Proving that the quality of clever observation can trump the importance of finished, colorful artwork, Scott Johnson's Extra Life took first place in this week's webcomic wrapup for understanding the real winner of the so-called "console wars." Second place goes to Ctrl+Alt+Del and third place goes...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Hecker the Traitor

It may have required some background knowledge of 300 and Chris Hecker to understand, but the Joystiq webcomic lovers chose via parliamentary procedure 2P Start's entry as the best webcomic of last week. Second place went to Penny Arcade and third from Scott Johnson's Extra Life. Thanks to...

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Joystiq profiles Extra Life's Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson's Extra Life is a gaming strip that, much like Penny Arcade, is equal parts comic and blog. Johnson's embrace of the Internet and new media has put Extra Life into territories such as blogging, podcasting, and vidcasting. Johnson also contributed some spiffy Joystiq-themed banners...

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Readers pick best webcomic: Santa needs a Wii

Even the Jolly Old Man in Red can't seem to keep up the demand of children on his Good List this year. Joystiq readers en masse chose Extra Life's Santa Wii strip as the best weekly webcomic. Second place went to personal favorite Perry Bible Fellowship (even if the joke is reminiscent of a...

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