When Comic Book Artists Make GIFs | GIF Six-Pack

These two mediums are a match made in animation heaven.

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Oct 21 2016, 1:30pm

Kelsey Wroten

Each panel in a comic must be similar enough to create continuity, but change enough to move the action forward. Making GIFs by hand is a similar, and equally time-intensive, job. These days, artists from the former field have been crossing into the latter, sometimes even incorporating GIF frames into their webcomics themselves. We've gathered six badass comic artist who also trade in GIFs, including Penelope Gazin, Kelsey Wroten, and Becca Human. Check out their animations, and click the links below, to support their platform-hopping work:

Penelope Gazin

A famous panel by Jean Giraud, transformed into a GIF

Becca Human

Kristen Carina

Paloma Dawkins

Stephen Maurice Graham

See more comic GIFs on GIPHY.

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