Learn how DNS and HTTPS work
We ❤️ comics. We love to read them. We love to make them. We think it's a great format for explaining complex subjects, like how DNS and HTTPS work.
We even made an animated video based on one of our comics. Watch it now to learn more about How DNS Works!
Meet the Characters
A list of the main characters appearing throughout our comics.
Born ns1.dnsimple.com. Trusty delivers the fastest and most reliable answers to your DNS queries.
Traveler. Goes to the end of the world to fetch the IP address that you need – only because he loves road trips.
The queen of HTTPS. She knows how to encrypt a connection, so your information stays safe and secure.
Extrovert, sensitive, and very fond of her relationship with Compugter. Loves tattoos.
Half dog, half computer. Loves a good HTTPS handshake.
A simple server with simple answers. Root tells you where to find the TLD server for your domain names.
Trouble maker. Evil doer. Currently trying to hack into your computer.
Responds with the freshest information about authoritative name servers.
Consistent. Reliable. Friendly web server bringing you hours of cat video joy.
Trusted. Secure. Here to help you enter your information on the web without a crab spying on it.
Narrator. Like most cats, enjoys a good story with an adventure.
Human. DNS aficionado. Loves to learn about how the internet works.
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