Poetry Time 24: Veins of the machine

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, March 19, 2023



Rush hour veins. Heaven or heathen?
Will the electric pulse ever find peace? Even for a moment.
Ongoing trains. Bettered or beaten?
Will the kinetic swing ever be pleased? Where’s the atonement?
Computer chains. Tether or treason?
Will the genetic soul ever have ease? Even for a moment.


NaaN ...









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Being Inclusive vs. Being Authentic

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 18, 2023




So for some reason my youtube is being besieged by rant videos over The Little Mermaid live action movie by Disney… AGAIN. You'd think the algorithm would know by now that I only watch ER skits and debunking videos, but here we are.

The controversy (again) is over the ...




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DD update post 17th of March

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 17, 2023
tags: DD, post, update


Site redesign update, NEWS!

The new comic page template is up and running on the test site here: https://next.theduckwebcomics.com/
However, I've been working to make sure it will have a seamless transition to incorporating the customisations on people's individual comic templates so I had to ...



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Another Approach to Story Structure

Banes at 12:00AM, March 16, 2023



I'm a big fan of story structure. It can be a big help to figuring out how to put a story together in a way that works. Not that structure needs to be followed in a slavish way, or that one structure applies to every story.
But it can ...


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Quackcast 626 - I didn't do nuthin'

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 14, 2023

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Today we talk about an unusual type of villain, a secret type of bad guy and a particularly nasty one: the person who maliciously does nothing. This ...



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“Please Keep Your Dreams Alive.”

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 13, 2023


Photo: “Goonies DVD Sitting on a World Map”. (2023)

Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward) was celebrated by watching the Academy Award opening monologue and Oscar Winner acceptance speeches. A powerful speech can be delivered in a variety of ways, but one in particular was delightful.

Ke Huy Quan shared these ...




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'Good' People Do Nothing

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 11, 2023



Wrapping up this series of character designs for antagonists, villains, and even protagonists with toxicity as their flaw, I'd be remiss if I didn't talk about the toxicity of inactivity.

The motto is well known- all that is required for evil to triumph is for good people to ...



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Panel By Panel: 'Heaven Hunters' and Splitting the Focus

hpkomic at 3:40PM, March 10, 2023



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. This week as I weigh possible panel challenges for later updates, I wanted to return to our more usual analysis of panels. This week we're turning to the comic Heaven Hunters by ...

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Marisu

Banes at 12:00AM, March 9, 2023



The term “Mary Sue” became a lot more mainstream a few years ago - but around comic book websites like ours, and circles that were into writing and deeper fandom have been well versed with this for much longer.

The Mary Sue is a character who has abilities or positive qualities ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Oswald the Overman in the Lesser Planes of Hell

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 8, 2023



Oswald has accidentally died and landed in Hell. More specifically, Oswald has landed in the Lesser Planes of Hell, a place for people who died too soon. Life on the Lesser Planes is not a cakewalk with its inhabitants who get off the bus after only one stop and pedestrians ...

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