FEATURED COMIC --> The Waves Inside

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 27, 2022



Corallium Nelumbo, dubbed as the Lotus Coral, was discovered in a deep trench in the far Pacific. Herein discover a jumble of jellyfish tales that provide immunity for the injured after surviving multiple jellyfish stings. “What Do You Want from Me?” A voice cries out from the bottom of the ...

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Remember The Duck: Reanimated!

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 25, 2022



Ok so it's not Halloween and horror stories may not be what you expect in the middle of summer (Midsommar?) but perhaps it's the horror you need in place of the horror that may or may not be surrounding us in real life.

The Duck:Reanimated, for the ...



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Wonder

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, June 19, 2022



Gonna take another pause from the fantastic bestiary on this Sunday’s article and instead talk about wonder in fiction. First off, what is wonder? If you put the word wonder into google translate it is described as ”a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beutiful, remarkable or ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 10: The Scandinavian Troll

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, June 12, 2022



So! Back to mythology. And we are going back to my place again, good ol’ Scandinavia. In the summertime no less when the color green is everywhere, the fields are high and trolls come sneaking down from their magically hidden caves and mountain kingdoms. To me the Scandinavian depiction of ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 8: The Mermaid

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, May 29, 2022



Recently it struck me. So far I’ve already brought up two water-based mythic beings in this series of articles, and non of them were mermaids. Which is why I’ve decided to talk about them here today. We’re pretty much all familiar with mermaids. Though maybe not as ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 6: The Oni

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, May 15, 2022



And we’re back with Fantastic Bestiary number 6. Being the number 6 in this series of articles I thought I’d bring up a mythic creature of a particularly devilish kind of aestethic. And as this week’s featured comic, featured by our beloved Ozoneocean, happened to be about ...

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Language

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, May 8, 2022



As a compulsive - and rather obsessive – writer I often find myself tinkering around with language. And I’ve always found the creativity and imagination that can go into the language within a fictional world to be similar to that of an illustrator. When done well it can bring color and ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 5: Witches

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, April 24, 2022




As Easter has come by to melt away the final vestiges of a long, cold winter (at least up in these parts where I live) it feels like a good time to bring up the mythology of witches. Witches have a central role in the Easter that we celebrate here ...


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Fantastic Bestiary 2: The Nixie

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, April 3, 2022



In my first post of the Fantastic Bestiary last week I talked about a mythic specie associated with smokeless fire and wishes. In this second post I’m gonna talk about a mysterious, mythic figure associated with water and music. The Nixie is a shapeshifting water spirit that originated from ...

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QUACKCAST 572 - Myths of fiction part 2

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 1, 2022

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Last week we did a thing of the persistent myths of fiction- fictional conventions that we all just accept, and are repeated over and over and even ...



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