A cartoon intro to WebAssembly is a six-piece mini-almanach with all the basics to get you started. Lin Clark, the author of this series has done a fabulous job of getting the seemingly complex topic to be fun and informative.
To understand how WebAssembly works, it helps to understand what assembly is and how compilers produce it. Third part in a series on WebAssembly and what makes it fast.
On February 28, the four major browsers announced their consensus that the MVP of WebAssembly is complete. Even in the initial release, WebAssembly will be fast. But it should get even faster in the future, through a combination of fixes and new features.