Gatekeeping print comics and the Webcomic community

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Sept. 3, 2021

Yesterday I logged onto Twitter and saw this tweet trending.





And ohohoho I knew there was spicy drama afoot.

This origin story of this tweet was an column by Rob Salkowitz titled Who's a creative professional in the comics world? The answer is getting more complicated. He makes a ...







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The great Tumblr censorship Exodus! DD Welcomes you!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 15, 2018



Tumblr made its name years ago as a great place to post images. It was always a kind of photo album journal site. Unlike Facebook and other places that were more about text, Tumblr did a really good job with pictures. Other sites have since moved into that territory but ...

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Quackcast 183 - Work Life balance

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 9, 2014

LISTEN!

- Art by Kawaiidaigakusei

Content:
This Quackcast topic was inspired by a newspost by Kawaiidaigakusei who described a short autobiographical account of her own experiences managing the difficult work/life balance of doing webcomics online and at the same time having a normal life otherwise. How do you balance those ...




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QUACKCAST 165 - Mecha Madness!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 6, 2014


LISTEN!

Content:
Today Banes and I have a little talk about weaponry and mecha in webcomic- how do you come up with it? How much research do you do? Should it actually work? Is coolness the only factor to consider? How detailed do you go when you design it? how ...


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Wildfire: A Topcow comic preview, Page 3

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 12, 2014



See our full preview here: - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/WILDFIRE/

We're showing a six page preview of a new comic from Top Cow and Carthay Circle Publishing this week. Click the image to see a full sized version on our Facebook page!
It's a GMO disaster story in ...




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FRIDAY NEWSPOST - The Drunk Duck Awards Part III

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 10, 2014



The awards continue!

Wow, most of this week's awards were taken by a single comic! A rather surprising one, too…click the links below to find out who the big winner was!
Also be sure to have a look at the nominees, as there are plenty of amazing comics ...




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Submissions for WowioTV during SDCC, new mods, new community project, new milestones! IT'S HUGE

skoolmunkee at 3:10PM, June 30, 2010

Okay guys, there's a lot of stuff in this newspost, so I hope you're paying attention!

First up, and maybe most interesting to everybody, is something from Wowio. There's three parts:

1. They will be at San Diego Comic-Con and want to know which DDers will be ...



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Monday Feature -> THE CURE

skoolmunkee at 12:07AM, April 26, 2010


From what I can gather, this comic is actually a series of rounds in a contest-tournament originating on DeviantArt. However, there is a special something about these- although there's not meant to be a story here, things do follow along, and makes it unnecessary to explain all the hows ...

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Super gigantic newspost coming to destroy your city, news at 11

skoolmunkee at 5:15AM, Feb. 7, 2010

Hellooooooooooo! It's a long one this time around, because I didn't manage to get an earlier newspost done this week. It's been pretty busy for me but things are a little slower now. Much thanks to Oz who picked up my slack (especially during the stuff after ...

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