Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Webcomic Search Trends

Graphs from Google Trends - Click to enlarge

What are the trends in search terms used by people looking for webcomics?

The top graph shows that writing "web comic" as two words is fading. Surprisingly, the alternate term "online comics" is hanging on, though that may be due to the popular web site by that name.

The bottom graph shows "webcomic" overtaking "online comic" as the most popular term, with the plural holding steady.

I guess it's time to inform my spellchecker.