Accents, dialects, and different languages in comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 15, 2016



Accents, patterns of speech and the like can be a useful tool in introducing characters. In a film or tv show, a character's accent can immediately reveal the character's nationality or social background. And of course, we've all been conditioned by Hollywood movies to identify the bad ...

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ENDINGS part one

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 14, 2016



Endings are hard. We all know that. We have to tie up all the loose ends, answer all the questions, and pay off all the characters. We have to give a resolution that hopefully leaves our readers satisfied.

I know of a couple ways to deconstruct a story, and to ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Unbroken Seal

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 13, 2016



A man wakes up into a world of chaos. Heaven and hell have collided on earth, demons walk the land and angels fill the sky. Humans are caught in the middle of this titanic battle as demons try and kill them and the angels fight to protect them. The only ...

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Quackcast 253 - narrative order and the flashback

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 12, 2016

LISTEN!

Doing stories that start with the climax, then flash back, tell what happened to get there: the old narrative style of switching the first few chapters around to make a more interesting story.
Sometimes it works GREAT because it throws you right into the middle of things and you ...


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The Ultimate List of 2015 Featured Comics

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 11, 2016



Searching for the Featured Comics that are on Drunk Duck's front page every Wednesday are the bread and butter of my week. Most of the time, the work poured into a webcomic project is one of great passion and a lot of time because. The artistic abilities of comic ...

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DD 54 Card Pick Up

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 8, 2016



I wanted to draw everyone's attention this week to Call Me Tom's new community project! It's a pretty simple, but really fun idea - we're creating our own deck of cards using our comic characters.

A little less than half of the slots are still open, including ...



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Advice for creating and using weapons in fiction

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 7, 2016



If you want to decent job of it, creating and using weapons in fiction can be quite tricky. There are a lot of pitfalls that newbies and even long time veterans of creating fiction fall into.

1. Number one is simply copying what others have done without understanding it yourself ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Aidana

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 6, 2016



A mysterious raven-haired woman is battling a demonic beast. The creature's grotesque, hooved body lunges before it gets stabbed in the torso by a large blade. The next few panels show Danaya waking up from her nightmare. Was it all a bad dream? It looked and felt so real ...

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Quackcast 252 - Wish Fulfilment

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 5, 2016

LISTEN!

Happy new year! In this first Quackcast for 2016 we have Banes, Pitface and Tantz Aerine along to talk to us about Banes' newspost topic of Wish Fulfilment in writing. It can be a good thing in that it makes the writer more interested and passionate about what they ...

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My New Year's Eve at a Nerd Convention

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 4, 2016



"May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And ...

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