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Math and Science

Being able to observe the universe and then quantify those observations amazes me. I've always enjoyed exploring all the different facets of science such as physics, astronomy and computer science and how math ties them all together so nicely.

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Day In The Life of a Startup Programmer

#4: Day In The Life of a Startup Programmer

A stick-figure montage of "a day in the life of a programmer" with the programmer fighting a dragon, the programmer being attacked by zombies and finally an asteroid hurling towards the earth with the programmer exclaiming "Seriously!?".
Intellectual Erotica

#8: Intellectual Erotica

A standing stick figure is asking a seated stick figure, "Whatchya reading?". The seated stick figure response, "Intellectual erotica." The book is titled, "Philosophy of Logic".
Schrodinger's Kitten

#11: Schrodinger's Kitten

There is a scientist, a little girl and an open box between them. The little girl asks the scientist, "Dr. Schrödinger what happened to my kitten?" To which he responds, "science."
Subtitles Computer Repairmen

#33: Subtitles Computer Repairmen

People who need subtitles: Computer Repairmen. "Yup. It's definitely the peta-giga-byte processor defragmentation USB chip. I'll have to C++ the SQL RAM." Subtitle: "I'm about to charge you $1,000 for nothing."
Captain Quantum Entanglement

#35: Captain Quantum Entanglement

A person is able to tickle Captain Quantum Entanglement from a distance. "Captain Quantum Entanglement's unfortunate weakness."
Mu Cow

#51: Mu Cow

Cow standing in a grassy pasture saying the Greek letter mu instead of moo.
Pi

#56: Pi

A frustrated female stick figure with a pony tail asks a human-sized letter pi, "It just never ends with you does it?"
Captain Quantum Entanglement #2

#83: Captain Quantum Entanglement #2

Yet again, Captain Quantum Entanglement almost saves the day. A robber is mugging a woman attempting to steal her purse saying, "Gimme your purse!". Unfortunately, Captain Quantum Entanglement is remotely entangled with the robber, and is also yelling "Gimme your purse".
AI Bot - Predicting the Weather

#119: AI Bot - Predicting the Weather

AI Bot standing out in a green field holding a volleyball, as the sun shines brightly in the sky: "Looks like a 90% chance of rain..."
The Moon Isn't Made of Cheese After All

#122: The Moon Isn't Made of Cheese After All

Three panels each with a view of both the Earth and Moon from space. The first has the caption, "For many, many years we believed the moon was made of cheese." Two stick figures standing on the earth ponder, "It's prolly gorgonzola." and "Nope, definitely swiss." The second, "We finally went...only to find it was not made of cheese." with an astronaut standing on the moon exclaiming, "Y'all it's just dust!?" The final panel concludes, "We've never been back." with the two earth-bound stick figures turning their attention, "Mars looks cool." and "I wonder why it's red."
Feeling A 'lil Gassy

#127: Feeling A 'lil Gassy

Two volcanoes are situated next to each other in the ocean. One has puffs of gas emitting from the caldera, and states, “I’ve been feeling a lil gassy lately.”
Descended From Wolves

#131: Descended From Wolves

An old pug sits in a rocking chair with two pups at his feet. One pup is asleep. The old pug says, "Your great-great-great grandfather was a wolf!". The other pup exclaims, "Wow! We descended from wolves?" In a second panel, a dog stands majestically on a cliff looking over his domain while the moon hangs overhead - the dog has a wolf's body, a pug's face, and wags its tail furiously. The dog is labeled, "Derp."