Them's Fightin' Words: CONFLICT

Banes at 12:00AM, July 9, 2015

Image by Banes

If you're anything like me (you poor soul), you may have learned about conflict in English or Creative Writing classes, and they told you that stories could either be

Man vs. Himself,
Man vs. Man, or
Man vs. Nature.

So a character would be either ...

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kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 8, 2015

Bad boy Rick and fishnet stocking wearing Ira are back in their old Las Vegas, Nevada, stomping grounds after a bus trip through the Southern United States. There is some trouble brewing in New Orleans, Louisiana, as it is now a city full of zombies, mutants, and religious nut jobs ...

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Quackcast 226 - The Power of Contrast

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 7, 2015


In this Quackcast I interrogated Mr Banes on the subject of his first newspost: Contrasts. It's a subject near and dear to him, even his comic "Typical Strange“ has its name based on the concept, i.e. two words with the opposite meanings put together to create ...

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Voting Is Now Open for the Awards!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 6, 2015


Server down time. DD will be down for an hour or two in the early hours of Wednesday morning (PST time). We're switching down to a cheaper hosting package to try and save money on the hosting bills.
We tried to do it on Saturday but there was ...

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IMPORTANT - Server Downtime on Saturday (Also - Happy Canada Day/Fourth of July!)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, July 3, 2015

Ozoneocean is scheduling some server down time for the early hours of Saturday morning LA time
The site should be very quiet then. he needs to shut it down so that he can sort out a cheaper hosting plan with our server host.
It shouldn't take more than ...

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Thursdays With Banes - Contrast and Conflict

Banes at 12:00AM, July 2, 2015

Ozoneocean has been goodly enough to let me participate on the DD front page on Thursdays. So I'll be jabbering here weekly and attempting to be

1. Entertaining and/or
2. Informative and/or
3. Punctual

It's a treat to get to do this, so thanks!


The ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> PreteenDemon

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 1, 2015

Jasomet is a little boy demon. He's been summoned by a Goonies type group of three guys to help rescue a lost girl from a strange cult that think might have kidnapped her. Old timey DDers might remember the name Jasomet… he was born from a relationship in ...

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Quackcast 225 - To Fan-service or not to fan-service

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 30, 2015


- Art by Ozoneocean

Today Banes and I talk about the subject of fan service in comics (and other pop-culture). This Quackcast was inspired by a newspost by HippieVan of that same title. We're helped in our discussion by the really interesting contributions of many smart people on ...

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The Times They Are A-Changin'

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, June 29, 2015

Five years ago I was sitting at a dinner table with an older, conservative crowd of family friends when the topic of same-sex marriage was brought up. I added my thoughts to the discussion with the best example of recent history I could muster up at that time. I said ...

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Fan Service in Comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, June 26, 2015

This post was inspired ozoneocean's forum thread about sexism, as well as a recent update by JustNoPoint. (Quick note: none of my comments about fan service are directed at JNP's work! It was just his joking about fan service that had me thinking about it.)

“Fan service” can ...

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