"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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It's campaignin' season!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2015



Usually I try to keep my newsposts geared towards art/writing/comics, but this week I have politics on the brain!

Here in Canada our election is only a month away (October 19, 2015 – get out and vote, Canadians!). I just spent my evening at a packed little cafe where ...



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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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"What are you, 5 years old?"

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 20, 2015



The act of sharing artwork online was still a new concept around 2004. Before I joined Drunk Duck, I thought it would be a cool idea to share some of my daily sketches from my first high school art class with the Internet. My initial reasoning was that I could ...

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QUACKCAST 212 - Gateway Comics

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 31, 2015

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Image by Gunwallace

Content:
Tantz Aerine, Pit Face and Abt Nhil join Banes and Ozone to discuss the kinds of comics that are good intros into the medium for people who aren't into them: Gateway comics! You know the sorts of people; “Comics are for kids”, that sort ...




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It's Not Easy Being Green

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 16, 2015



Pi Day was on Saturday. The Ides of March fell on Sunday. This leaves the mega-GREEN Day to celebrate on Tuesday. That's right, St. Patrick's Day is tomorrow and to honor the holiday this year, I have combed through many fine comics on Drunk Duck that feature ...

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Celebrating Black History Month - The First Black Superhero

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



In 1966, in the midst of the American Civil Rights Movement, Marvel Comics introduced the first black superhero - Black Panther.

Black Panther, real name T'Challa, was the King of vibranium-rich Wakanda, a fictional African country (the first African-American superhero would be Marvel's Falcon). A special herb and his ...



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It needs to be said.

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 12, 2015



Last Thursday, when I read the latest news headline about the attacks on Paris-based satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo, it struck a chord with me. It was not because this was the latest sad event in a sea of heartbreaking news. It struck a chord with me as a person whose ...

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FRIDAY NEWSPOST - Presenting the 2014 Drunk Duck Awards

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 19, 2014



The 2014 Drunk Duck Awards are officially upon us!

The winners are always a great collection of DD classics and newer comics, so be sure to check them out and find some new favourites! And don't forget that the awards can always use more extras, which can be submitted ...



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Congratulations to all DD Awards Finalists!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2014



Hear ye, Hear ye!

After the long and arduous journey of seeking voting nominations for the annual Drunk Duck Awards, the official list of finalists has been released just in time for the judges to deliberate over the final outcome of the awards. This is also a reminder for everyone ...



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