The Comedy Plot, Toolbox Edition (part one)

Banes at 12:00AM, May 11, 2017

Hello again!

I'm gonna continue for the next two or three weeks about “The Comedy Toolbox” approach to comedy structure.

There is quite a bit of crossover between this method and other methods you've heard of. But that's probably a good thing; there should be some similarity ...



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Merging, Lane Changes, and Unprotected Turns

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2016



During the October season, I wanted to write a horror article about the things that really scare me, but I was sidetracked with deadlines, longer work hours, and lack of sleep. Halloween is now one week behind us and the Winter cold has drawn us closer into his tight embrace ...

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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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Casting Part Deux: 4 and More

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 17, 2015



Last time, solo heroes, teams of two, and trios were the order of the day. Today let's talk quartets, quintets, sextets, septuplets, octets, and…uh…neuf-tets…?
More possibilities for self-contained drama/comedy/conflict exist with groups of four or five. There are several ways to begin building such a ...


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The 2015 DD Awards needs YOU!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, July 24, 2015



Let's get this year's Drunk Duck Awards off the ground!

First of all, you can contribute in a really easy but totally necessary way: VOTE!
The awards can't happen if we don't have nominees! You don't have to fill out every category, so even if ...




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FEATURED COMIC --> Clint

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 15, 2015



Splitsville. Plastic lawn flamingo. Silence. Loneliness. Ginormous ants.

Our main character lives alone in a dark, empty house. He goes about his daily tasks that involve reading the mail in an abandoned park and walking to the grocery store and leaving without paying. He watches DVD movies by himself until ...



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Guest Post by KimLuster - Mind March

HippieVan at 12:00AM, April 10, 2015



(The following perspective piece may be more representative of a deranged mind than of a model that will actual work – attempt to replicate at your own risk)

A while back there was a discussion here on the Duck about what gives us renewed inspiration for our art, about the sorts ...



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Quackcast 180 - Colour your world! part 1

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 19, 2014

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- Art by Ozoneocean

Content:
For this week's Quackcast I asked people what colour techniques they use and BOY was I surprised by the high calibre of the responses! We had some heavy hitter contributions, people with colour skill beyond what I can conceive of, and I'm no ...




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QUACKCAST 166 - Opinions on Weaponry and mecha

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 13, 2014


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Content:
Continuing our theme on Mecha and weaponry in webcomics we opened the discussion to our DD creators and they had some very interesting things to say! I fact there were so many interesting contributions that we had to split it up over two Quackcasts- this being the first ...


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QUACKCAST 162 - Arseteroids!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 15, 2014


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Content:
In this installant of our THRILLING SciFi adventure, space hero Ozoneocean is wooing the devastatingly attractive Omeleh, Princess of the Mushroom people, while the dashing Captain Banes warns of impending disaster! We asked people to contribute their own notions about what's cool and interesting in SciFi, as ...


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