My name is Matthew J Wills, and I'm a cartoonist and video game tester from Wellington, New Zealand. I've made a few different webcomic series in the past, which were all shortly lived with a niche following. One day, just for fun, I made a silly webcomic about a doofus knight looking for a sword and was met with overnight success - it was a hit! I knew I'd tapped into something special with it, and I've been drawing Swords 3 times a week ever since. It's a series aimed to make light fun of all kinds of fantasy tropes, without punching down or taking sides.

More info: swordscomic.com | twitter.com | Instagram | reddit.com | patreon.com

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Hans
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1 year ago

Caught!

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My goal for the future is for Swords to help support me move into comics full time, where I can continue the series while also revisiting some of my favorite old ideas and give them the endings they deserve. I'm hoping fans of the series will follow me on all the adventures that come next.

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Inflicts on the enemy the effect Provoke.

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I posted the first episode to Reddit, and when I woke up, it was super popular! I have no idea how it happened to this day. I started to expand the world, introducing beloved characters like Xiphos, the Barbarian, and his patron God, Kargob. I riffed on some classic sword-based fairy tales and made fun of some current events... Some people said, "I can't believe you've made 30 comics all about Swords!" I was just getting started. The Demon Swords are some of the most essential characters in the lore - that's right, a silly webcomic about Swords has lore now. I accidentally made a comic that was very similar to an existing meme - but people made edits of it anyway. I'm glad they had fun with it. Animals with swords... Rapier Tapir, Falchion Falcon... They're all in. ...even animals filled with swords. And that's only but a small fraction of the overall content. Enjoy a slice of my swords comics! En Garde!

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

Very helpful, these Ghosts

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Awww this is adorable. ❤️

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A Water Bottle
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1 year ago

Giraffe

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Lyop
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1 year ago

Hahahaha!

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Lyop
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1 year ago

BALL!

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Avery S Alberico
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1 year ago

Leave the depressed swordsman alone!

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Sparrow Flying Free
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1 year ago

This is sweet

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The Adventure Began With A Simple Premise

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Baguette Warriors

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Avery S Alberico
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1 year ago

instant death

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Which Quickly Grew In To A World Of Gods And Kings!

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mummy pig
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1 year ago

Kargob is wearing glasses

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Swords With Bad Advice...

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Hans
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1 year ago

Molag Bal anyone?

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Sparrow Flying Free
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1 year ago

This is sweet though

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

That was a bad idea.

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...swords With Good Advice...

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

LOL

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Not what you think.
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1 year ago

You go after a chicken once and you are "chicken chaser" for life. /sigh

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Avery S Alberico
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1 year ago

Shovel Knight?

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Pillowhead
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1 year ago

YAY! Winning by default

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Hans
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1 year ago

"pity: 99"

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Why?
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1 year ago

Time goes by quickly when you're having fun.

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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1 year ago

:(

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Aria
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1 year ago

Boy this comic would scare anyone with ophiophobia

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Terrific!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

LMAO!!!!!

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Young Minami Kotaro
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1 year ago

if videogame were 35% more realistic..

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...sometimes Multiple Swords In One Comic!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

ROTFLOL!

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Silent Skeleton
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1 year ago

awwe

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temmie
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1 year ago

i need that

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Bored Person
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5 months ago

oop -__-

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Jeff
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1 year ago (edited)

Kill him again!!

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Young Minami Kotaro
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1 year ago

thats me...

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mummy pig
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1 year ago

Oh my God

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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1 year ago

meeeeeee

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Sparrow Flying Free
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1 year ago

The pen is mightier than the sword.

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Elizabeth Schuyler
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1 year ago

I love this

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Yes!!!

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mummy pig
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1 year ago

ROFL

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Not what you think.
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1 year ago

Need time to build up rage that's why.

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Surftailwarrior
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1 year ago

Aaaaw

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Jeff
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1 year ago

Wow! It’s a time knife!

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kingsnyder
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1 year ago

why only patreon whats on patreon?

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Lol

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Not what you think.
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1 year ago

This really made me laugh out loud. Good one.

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Jeff
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1 year ago

Untitled goose game 2?!?!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Love love love this! Ah reminds me of my Morrowind dark elf character (still playing btw)

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mummy pig
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1 year ago

I didn't understand

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Not what you think.
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1 year ago

I want to know more. Seems like we are missing lot of back story here.

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Love that lmao!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

I love that! “Hello...” lmao!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

😂

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Damien Albaugh
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3 months ago

Thats even better kill it from the inside

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Christopher Hughes
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1 year ago

Perry the monologue.

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Jeff
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1 year ago

I want a sword to do my taxes!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

🤣

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Christopher Hughes
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1 year ago

Shame. now all it's good for is stabbing.

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Loving these omg. lol!

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Haha!!!!

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zander milliron
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1 year ago

love the knife behind the butler's back

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Snickering like a little kid at this one

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Sarawyn
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1 year ago

Awwwww sigh getting addicted to these wonderful comics!

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Lukyan Terdal
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1 year ago

Well, if previous comics are to be believed, the last thing is entirely possible, but not very plausible, given that it doesn't look very old.

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Hunter Bradley
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10 months ago

he deserved it

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Isabel Cole
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8 months ago

Chonk

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Surftailwarrior
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1 year ago

Yay! The edgy sword master! :D

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Christopher Hughes
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1 year ago

It's a trapppp

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Damien Albaugh
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3 months ago

GAMER INSTINCT GOOOO