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Comic Explains Difference Between Nerd, Geek, and Dork

Good news: for anyone who couldn’t quite grasp the scientific simplicity of the Geek/Nerd/Dork Venn diagram, here’s the difference between nerds, geeks, and dorks explained by comic characters.

Nerd Dork Geek Comic

This Chuck & Beans comic from Shoebox Blog comes via Gizmodo, whose inner nerd has outwardly dorky tendencies.

Want more comics about nerds and geeks? Check out one of the all-time-great compilations of comic strips for and about nerds and geeks in xkcd: volume 0.

It’s a collection of fan-favorites from the uber-popular xkcd webcomic, with plenty of additional doodles and notations in the margins from author Randall Munroe, a former NASA roboticist and best-selling author. So good. So nerdy.

2 comments… add one
  • LB Moose September 8, 2010, 3:34 pm

    FINALLY! An explanation I can understand!! Yay… I’m a Geek works for me.

  • Rob Walch October 26, 2015, 4:25 pm

    Except that is wrong. A geek is actually related to Simone that is into electronics and tinkering. Best anology a nerd is someone that dreams of using a transporter. A geek is someone that tries to make a transporter. A dork is the person corrects the comic that gets it wrong.

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