Deep and Profound?

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Oct. 9, 2022



Hello, ducks!

Been a while since I did one of these off-top of-my-head kind of pieces. Thought I talk about something that has been on my mind for quite some time. What exactly is deep and profound? A lot of artists throughout history have strived to make their art deep ...



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Being Confident in Your Work

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 8, 2022



Hah. Easier said than done, right?

Ask any artist about how much they like the stuff they make, and chances are you'll get a mixed bag of answers where most will be saying how they wish they'd done the stuff better. The anatomy isn't quite right, the ...



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This Week on the 2022 Drunk Duck Awards…

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 3, 2022


Photo: “Red Carpet Event: Formal Group Shot” by Various Artists. Drunk Duck Awards 2022. (2022)

Exciting times at the Drunk Duck Awards last week as the Red Carpet was officially rolled out with characters from well-known comics strutting stylishly down the crimson pathway: Niccea (MC); Captain Ferrond and Outcast from ...


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Fantastic Bestiary 14: The Rainbow Serpent

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Oct. 2, 2022



Been a while since we did a mythology themed FanBest article, so here we go. Based on suggestions left by our beloved Ozoneocean on the last Fanbest article, I’m gonna talk about the Rainbow Serpent this Sunday. The Rainbow Serpent is an Aboriginal Australian deity known by numerous names ...

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Embracing "good enough"

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Oct. 1, 2022



For the past month I have been taking a break to catch up on life. Between appointments, exams, social events and trying to catch up on the washing I’ve left about the apartment I have been mulling over something a psyche recently mentioned to me.

He said that I ...



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Let's chat about Quail's Random

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 30, 2022



No significant update news for the site design this week so instead let's take the opportunity to talk about Quail's Random.

It's a feature on the site that's appreciated by some, hated by others, and probably ignored by many. It's a list of ten totally ...



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Poetry Time 9: The Pledge

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 25, 2022



This sunday's poem is contributed by DD member TheDeeMan. This is The Pledge by Darryl Hughes aka TheDeeMan


If my hands were not to touch your hands, or hold them soft in mine.
If my eyes were cast to darkness, so your beauty they cannot find.

Or see your ...







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Using Stories (or Comics) for Politics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2022



So, fair warning, I was dead tired last night and forgot to write the blog post. I am slightly drunk now, so I've got no inhibition whatsoever. And I'm going to talk about whatever comes to mind. So, big shocker for anyone who knows me, I want to ...

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Panel By Panel: Them There Hills and Value Contrast

hpkomic at 8:43AM, Sept. 23, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck.

This week I want to explore one element of art I have been thinking about lately as I color comics for some other creators. Before that, however, I needed to find a comic ...



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Fantastic Bestiary 13: The Galerian

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2022



This is gonna be a bit of an obscure pop cultural Fantastic Bestiary rundown, but heck with it, it’s my article series and I’m doing it anyway. I’m gonna talk about the Galerians today. To start off, Galerians is a tank-control style survival horror video game for ...

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