Portland related because it's a comics town and there's lots of water here
A few days ago Warren Ellis sent a mail out very humbly requesting that maybe the bloggy folks of the world could post something about his absolutely free webcomic Freakangels, which if you haven't seen it, is beyond wonderful. Besides the typically fabulous writing of Mr. Ellis himself, Paul Duffield has outdone himself with the artwork and basically it is mindblowing that this is provided at no charge to anybody, considering the kind of bank those guys would be making otherwise, doing pretty much anything at all. This gorgeous item is free, like the best things in the world.
There's a new installment every Friday and as of this morning there are 16 episodes.