Wikipedia:Wikipedia in comics

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This is a page listing Wikipedia as a topic, not a reference, in comics.

2005[edit]

  • FoxTrot 7 May - The first appearance of Wikipedia in a syndicated comic strip.

2007[edit]

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July[edit]

August[edit]

  • On A Claire Day: 27 August-29 August, Monday-Wednesday. Claire, a young adult, embarrasses herself in an interview for a job at a public library by stating incorrect information sourced from Wikipedia.[1]

2008[edit]

June[edit]

  • Charles Peattie; Russell Taylor (2008-06-04). "Alex" (comic strip). The Daily Telegraph (in English). Retrieved 2008-06-04. "I'm revising Bacon's entry on Wikipedia to make it square with the rubbish I wrote in the exam."  [dead link]
    The Sir Francis Bacon article in Wikipedia is changed by Alex's son.

July[edit]

  • xkcd: In Popular Culture - A parody of the deprecated "in popular culture" section on some WP articles, listing needlessly specific and trivial instances of wood use, e.g. "The fence around the backyard of the house in The Simpsons is wooden"

2009[edit]

November[edit]

  • Deadpool #900. In the story "One Down", while carrying out an assassination, Deadpool has a fourth wall-breaking conversation with his inner voices in which he discusses his own fanbase, noting that as of that writing, his own Wikipedia entry was longer than that of Spider-Man.
  • Pearls Before Swine:2009-11-23, Monday. Rat starts editing Stephan Pastis Wikipedia article, making up facts about his life that weren't true and later uses it in a conversation to embarrass him.

2010[edit]

January[edit]

May[edit]

  • Day by Day, May 24: Sam suggests that the one word describing a future online commons for political debate amongst citizens would be "Wikipedia".

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