Nathan Pyle, the creator of a viral internet comic strip called "Strange Planet," has been enjoying a brief moment of web-based notoriety — until it all came crashing down over the weekend because a leftist fan discovered a single, vaguely pro-life tweet Pyle made about his girlfriend. Pyle's comics focus on a group of tiny space aliens trying to understand the world around them, navigating familiar things like birthdays, dinner parties, sunburns, and even current events, but in a cute, unexpected — and often completely inoffensive — way. The four-panel comics appeared on the scene last month and quickly rose to dominate social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pyle's comics were suddenly everywhere and his little bright blue aliens became overnight Internet superstars. At last count, Pyle's creations have more than a million followers on Instagram alone. Until, it seems, a fan of "Strange Planet" began sifting through Pyle's old tweets, apparently looking for something — anything — to be offended by.
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The aliens landed on February 4, and they landed on Reddit. Their vehicle: a four-panel comic strip. That was it. A simple strip that reframed a banal human tradition—cleaning the house in anticipation of guests, something countless people had done for the Super Bowl the day before—through the eyes of an interstellar anthropologist. For illustrator Nathan W.
Today has been a tough day at the end of a particularly tough week. Which means perhaps today is a good day to dive into the Strange Planet comic strip series by artist Nathan Pyle. Pyle, a former cartoonist for BuzzFeed, posted the first strip of the series to his own Instagram page at the start of February. Seeing cute aliens overexplain banal human things is oddly heartwarming.
You are now logged in. Forgot your password? If you have been on social media lately, you have probably seen Strange Planet , a four-panel cartoon strip by artist and author Nathan W. The cartoons depict aliens doing mundane tasks and describing them in overly literal terms that make them sound ridiculous: A Valentine's Day card, for instance, is a picture of " a vital organ being wounded. On Monday, Nylon — an online fashion magazine that reads like it's staffed entirely by year-olds—signal-boosted a shocking discovery: Pyle is pro-life.