Yes, it is. Very much so, actually. However, iGoogle offers the unique benefit of a PS Comics theme! There are seven PS Comics themes that change throughout the day. If you pay attention, you will notice that there’s a complete (rewarding!) story in these themes. Here are a couple of sneak peeks, without all the google gear all over them:
If you think comics aren’t challenging enough, try making a comic with extremely wide “panels” where there’s a big obstruction in the middle, and words aren’t allowed, and each panel has to be visually appealing enough to stand on its own as well as work within a larger context, and, and, and…
While you’re checking your horoscope and local weather at the one-stop shop that is iGoogle, Damien Jay and I are headed to San Diego Comic-Con! I’ll be there for the second half of Friday and hopefully all of Saturday. Look for me–I’ll be the one with the starry eyes and the glimmering hope at the Sparkplug Comic Books table. Actually, I’m not even sure if I’ll have a badge for the whole time I’m there, so you might be better off looking for me by the pool at the Hilton Bayfront–I’ll be the one that’s all doughy and pale.
Also, there’s a fine review of PS Comics over at the Village Voice.