Finding My Way to Paradise Falls

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 11, 2016


I was feeling emotional a few nights ago, so I did what I normally do in this situation–I went on YouTube and watched clips from sad children's movies. I picked the intro montage from Disney Pixar's UP as my poison of choice and it did the job ...

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Mentors

Banes at 12:00AM, May 12, 2016



I like mentor characters.

This is not just me of course; the mentor and protagonist relationship is powerful. Some of the best moments in many stories are the first encounter with the mentor, the training and sense of discovery for the protagonist, and the eventual loss of the mentor character ...



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Black History Month spotlight: The first black superheroine

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Feb. 26, 2016



In 1971, five years after in creation of Black Panther and four years before Marvel introduced Storm, the first black female superhero appeared in Hell-Rider #1.



A trained fighter, Butterfly’s super cool costume included a jetpack, suction cups for climbing, and lights that were capable of permanently blinding her ...





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Farewell to Two Film Villains from Childhood

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 18, 2016



Last week marked the loss of two actors who brought my favorite fantasy villains from childhood films to life.

I was only a baby when Jim Henson's musical fantasy film, Labyrinth, was released in theaters. The fact that there were once home videos of me singing along to “(Dance ...



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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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FEATURED COMIC --> Jesus 2016

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 2, 2015



Jesus is running for president under the republican ticket! What could go wrong? Quite a lot it turns out… His beliefs contrast a little bit with those of the party. Jesus goes off message and cross-country on an iconoclastic road trip with Pope Francis and a kid documenting the whole ...

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Quackcast 246 - Characters: Fictional Love vs Real Life Hate

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2015

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Characters you would love in media but hate in real life! -Don't read too much into the cover pic BTW, that was my little joke, as it usually is with these cover pics ;)
In this Quackcast, once again we have an ensemble cast of Banes, Ozone, Pitface, and ...


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FEATURED COMIC --> Apothecary Supreme

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 18, 2015



Meet Greta, a good humoured, earthy, pipe smoking woman with a great big box backpack and stylish leather travelling clothes. Greta is an apothecary, she travels the lands curing ills and writing down creatively horrible ailments in her apothecary book. On the way she meets a rather stuck-up knight on ...

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Quackcast 245 - fiction influencing reality and the myth of the friendzone

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2015

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In Quackcast 245 we TRY to talk about my idea that fictional characters, stereotypes, tropes and situations in media have influenced their counterparts in reality, and in a lot of ways helped to create them. Fictional stereotypes and tropes are made out of simplified models of things that happen ...

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Growing Up on Drunk Duck

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 2, 2015


Unfinished Digital Art on a Train Ride
Using ProCreate on iOS with Digital Ink

It is a question that has been asked time and time again: “Why did you select Drunk Duck to host your comic?” The answer used to be so simple, I would respond with how the webcomics ...



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