Would You Hit a Girl?

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 10, 2022



So hitting a girl (or a woman) is extremely tropey. Regardless of how progressive your story is, a man hitting a woman runs a high risk of being considered lowly or less than heroic. That's because generally, women are considered weaker than men, thus an easy target. A woman ...

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Quackcast 596 - Leadership!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 16, 2022

LISTEN on our new player!
Listen on Stitcher ​​- https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/drunkduck-quackcast
Or TuneinRadio - https://tunein.com/podcasts/Books–Literature/Drunkduck-Quackcast-p1150194/

Leaders are not born, they're created… literally in the case of fiction, created by creators of comics, books, movies, and other media! For this Quackcast I ...



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DD update post 09/JULY/2022

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 8, 2022
tags: post, Site, update



Latest update news

Sorry this post was so late. I had reasons.

-First up
Alexey has updated the prototype template to hold both main and mobile pages here:
https://next.theduckwebcomics.com/index.html


-Second up
I was finally able to get money out of the Anthology and I went ...











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A Tale of Two Pebbles

Banes at 12:00AM, June 16, 2022



I don't know if you know this story already, but I just read it and loved it, so I'm sharing it here!

Many years ago in a small village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who ...



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Panel by Panel: 'Succubus' and the Panel Breakout

hpkomic at 1:32AM, June 3, 2022



Hello and welcome to Panel by Panel, an analysis of panels from comics right here on The Duck and exploring what they do, how they work, and what we can learn from them.

This week's panel comes from the webcomic Succubus by Coydog. This specific panel this week is ...



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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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Writing in an existing Fictional Universe

Banes at 12:00AM, March 3, 2022



I asked Genejoke if he would answer a few questions about his comic Albion, which
takes place in the Universe Star Trek.

You can read Albion here:

https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Albion/



And you can read the interview right here!

So, why did you choose to do a comic set ...












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To Magic and Not To Magic

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 9, 2021



One common story formula involves a character receiving a magical gift…or magical ‘curse’…and being forced to deal with the chaos that the magic causes.

In Liar Liar, the slick, dishonest attorney is compelled to only speak the truth.
In Groundhog Day, the main character repeats the same day ...




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Spreading Out the Two-Page Layout

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 18, 2021


Photo: The Uncanny X-Men Volume 1, No. 285 “Portal’s End”

I stumbled upon a two page-spread that spanned the second and third pages, while flipping through an X-Men comic book from the nineties that I picked up from a local thrift. The comic doubled as a splash page listing ...


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Storytelling, Once Removed

Banes at 12:00AM, July 29, 2021



I was fishing for smelts the other day and scooped up an old bottle, with a rolled-up paper inside. It contained the following:

In older literature I think it was common to have a story told by a narrator who was never a part of the action. Someone who may ...



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