Quackcast 231 - The importance of world building

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2015

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You always do a bit of world building in fiction, in some types of stories like alternative histories, fantasy and Sci-Fi you have to do a bit more, in things set in the real world you don't have to do nearly as much - maybe only limited to a ...

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An Analysis of a Polarizing Character

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 10, 2015



It seems that I get into a very opinionated argument whenever the topic of discussion veers toward Neon Genesis Evangelion. Usually it is about how the Evangelion movies are awesome and how the main character is not so awesome. That being said, it has been twenty years since the mid-1990s ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Awfully Decent Fellows

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 5, 2015



Why, hello there, old chap. I say, I was just about to put the kettle on. Would you care for a spot of tea? How about a beautifully crafted Talbert Pipe?

In a world set up like the murder mystery board game, Clue, a pair of fine gentlemen dressed to ...



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Quackcast 230 - Getting the formula RIGHT

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 4, 2015

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We've talked about formulas before, but mostly in the context of escaping formulas and reinventing them.
NOW however we're talking about using existing formulas to create a story, or creating new formulas and sticking to them to come up with your stories.
Formulas can be a good ...



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BAD IDEAS

Banes at 12:00AM, July 16, 2015


Image by Internet.

On the Quackcast this week, we talked about the MISTAKES we make when making our webcomics. In the end, we agreed that the biggest mistake one can make is not creating their webcomics in the first place!

It's easy to get lost in uncertainty, anxiety and ...




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Homebound

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 13, 2015


-LA Union Station taken by kawaiidaigakusei

“The next and final stop on this line is Los Angeles. Please collect all personal belongings and use the handrail when using the stairs. Please keep all hands and arms away from the automatic train doors.”

It had been a while. I needed a ...




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Them's Fightin' Words: CONFLICT

Banes at 12:00AM, July 9, 2015


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Conflict
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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FEATURED COMIC --> 9th Life

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

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Content:
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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FEATURED COMIC --> Pig's Cautionary Night Tales: Seance

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, June 10, 2015



What do you get when you mix a group of youngsters with the intention to do a seance and the dangers of entering a cemetery late at night? Well, I bet you can already predict that things will not turn out pretty.

If you're looking for fun on a ...



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