An example of a popular comic using stick figures as the basic characters would be Explosmentertainment's "Cyanide and Happiness" comic strips. The comics were created by Rob DenBleyker in 2004 and began running daily by 2005.
Another popular example of stick figure comics includes "Sticky Cinema Floor," a blog page full of Web comics, which is also updated daily on Tumblr. Stick figures are quickly becoming popular in the world of Web comics because it gives the most focus on the joke being portrayed rather than the actual artwork itself. Some creators also believe that stick figures portray a new kind of "every man" that more people can relate to because of the lack of defining features.