Archetypal Motifs (Carl Jung, part 2): Apocalypse

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 29, 2017



Starting with Jung’s archetypal motifs, I think it’s best to remind why they’re called ‘archetypal’ first:
Archetypal motifs replicate themselves in stories across time and culture, in all human endeavors to create.

Motifs in general are tokens in a story that appear several times and symbolize something ...




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Character Quirks

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 25, 2017



So last time I talked about the little extras that can go into dialogue and how that dialogue can be presented on the page of your comic, so I was thinking today might be good to continue in that general trajectory and talk about little extras in your character design ...

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Language Learning through Comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 20, 2017



A little comic by Vasya Lozhkin: “I will take revenge”

Earlier today I was reading this article about an immigrant to Canada who learned English with the help of comics, and who now creates comics himself. It got me to thinking about what a great resource comics are for learning ...



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The Romantic and the Cynic

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 2, 2017



The year 2016 was not as horrible as some people thought it to be. I did go through some personal changes that might not be seen as monumental in the wide scope of the world. I have always been a true romantic–a label given to me by an English ...

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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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FEATURED COMIC --> to the galaxy and back

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 3, 2016



Zoey is completely caught off guard and bewildered when her father pushes her into an escape capsule located in his old lab the minute the aliens arrive. In a single moment, everything she has ever known is taken away from her and she is left stranded on a barren planet ...

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Rock the Vote: 2016 DD Awards Voting is Now Open!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 4, 2016


Howdy, Ducks!

The time to vote has now arrived and the ballot can be found in this Google Docs link that Niccea lovingly put together:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1qMEInboMdhUmqorQu9PQQeZcx-_A34s6VyhtvwcQzhM/

Here are the basic rules:

Ballot will be open from 7/3/2016 until 7/30/2016.

~One ...









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Marvel vs. DC In Gaming

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 5, 2015
tags: Marvel vs DC In Gaming



If you haven't noticed, 2016 is all about pitting superheroes against one another. This coming spring, we'll have Captain America facing off with Iron Man in Captain America: Civil War, and DC's two biggest heroes at odds in Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice. But forget about ...

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"Every revolution is sparked by an art movement"

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Nov. 27, 2015


Jane Alexander, Butcher Boys

That happens to be a line from one of my favourite albums, a combination CD/graphic novel from an obscure now-defunct South African hip hop group.

I think it’s pretty easy to understand how a South African group would come to that conclusion. When I ...




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Voting Is Now Open for the Awards!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 6, 2015



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IMPORTANT:

Server down time. DD will be down for an hour or two in the early hours of Wednesday morning (PST time). We're switching down to a cheaper hosting package to try and save money on the hosting bills.
We tried to do it on Saturday but there was ...





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