xkcd “Click and Drag” the biggest comic panel ever

Glenn Hauman

Glenn is VP of Production at ComicMix. He has written Star Trek and X-Men stories and worked for DC Comics, Simon & Schuster, Random House, arrogant/MGMS and Apple Comics. He's also what happens when a Young Turk of publishing gets old.

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7 Responses

  1. Petar Subotic says:

    There goes my morning.

  2. Wrox says:

    Not as beautiful, but for the record: there is a site with a upscaled image of the sun to its actual size! Where the original pixel of the 2MB image of the sun has been blown up to the size of approx. two times of Egypt: http://sizeofthesun.com/

  3. Here’s a scaled stitched-together image that is small enough to load in browsers and on work computers:

    Things are a little pixellated, but you can tell where the good stuff is and go find it in the actual comic.

  4. beingbrad says:

    just like google maps, pan and zoom.


  5. Ken D'Ambrosio says:

    Errrr… no. “tera-” means 1*10^12. Using your figures, I come up with 13,249,806,336 — or 13 gigapixels.

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