Scientific Magic

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, March 20, 2022



I talked last Sunday about science engaging with the supernatural in fiction and the worldbuilding stuff that can be generated from that. In this article I’m going to talk about the opposite end of that spectrum. The supernatural engaging with science. This is where I bring up Alchemy. Now ...

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Tropes I love: The Bargain

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 19, 2022



So it's fun to rant about tropes I hate but I actually prefer to gush about tropes I love.

And one of them is what I call “the bargain”: it's really a game of wits between a (usually lawful) villain and a hero (or protagonist/antagonist, take your ...



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QUACKCAST 573 - Join the cult?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 8, 2022

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Cults are weird. Unlike normal religions (from which many cults stem), cults are usually based more around charismatic individuals rather than simple doctrine. Which means the followers ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> ORIGIN by David Abiola Olukoga

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 2, 2022



Danny is a bit of a pot-head, apart from that he's just an average high school kid. That is till he falls through a hatch in the ground and suddenly discovers he has super powers! He starts cleaning up his neighborhood and getting rid of the local gangs, only ...

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Horrific, Evil Cults

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Feb. 27, 2022



I’ve said this before. I LOVE the video game Condemned. I also love its sequel Condemned 2. Also known over at the states as Condemned: Criminal Origins and Condemned: Bloodshot respectively.

I’m not gonna talk so much about the games themselves in this article, but I warn you ...



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Francis Picabia and the Art of the Signature

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 21, 2022


Photo: “Untitled Signature” by Francis Picabia

The year was 1915, when a thirty-six-year-old Francis Picabia showed up to the New York Dada scene. His alibi to leave Europe was a story about his travels to Cuba in order to purchase molasses, a story he cleverly forgot once he arrived in ...


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The Twist

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Feb. 19, 2022



I remember the first time I watched The Others in the cinema. (how I miss going there…)

It was an awesome experience. Not only because the horror/thriller film was excellently shot with really good actors, but because it played with shadows and your mind in an elegant but unforgiving ...



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Friday Fashion Spotlight 14: Tonya and Adam

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 18, 2022




Welcome to…
The DD Fashion Spotlight!
Number 14.


Tonya Mills and Adam Winthrope are federal bounty-hunters from MrGranger's The Devilfish Project.

They both sport a range of tactical gear consisting of body armour, weapons, webbing, and pads. They're dressed for hardcore close range fighting.
It's a pretty ...










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Technology and Story

Banes at 12:00AM, Feb. 17, 2022



I just can't quit you, Star Wars!

George Lucas once said something about special effects without story being a pretty boring thing.

I wonder what Mr. Lucas thought about the recent episode of Book of Boba Fett, where (spoilers!) Luke Skywalker shows up in his Return of the Jedi-era ...





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FEATURED COMIC --> Team 541

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 16, 2022



A small gang of imprisoned tough guys are “offered” the chance to do some advanced military training… It turns out that a little earlier while they were meeting in a park to discuss their dastardly plans when an alien starship abducted them and they may or may not have rampaged ...

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