QUACKCAST 538 - Fashion and Trends in Webcomics

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 6, 2021

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We chat about the styles and trends in webcomics and what causes them, whether it's people copying stuff they like, working with the limitations of the ...



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Back From The Dead

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Jan. 2, 2021



So we've talked often about how letting a character die in a story is something that should be used very frugally, because once death occurs, it should be permanent. In most settings, death shouldn't be something that is reversible. If not, it will lose its impact, and the ...

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Character Design Brainstorming: The Monster Among Us

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 10, 2020




We live in a world of routine, predictability, and pedestrian problems. (2020 doesn't count. Much.)

Magic doesn't really seem to exist in our world.

Or does it?

Perhaps we live above a very thin surface, like floating on a tranquil lake, and just underneath it there are ghouls ...








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The Challenges of War: Finding Freedom

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 17, 2020



What happens when an ex-child soldier wants to start a new life? A new comic book from Peace Direct called “The Challenges of War: Finding Freedom” tells Lembaka's story in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He joined an armed group at age 10, and after years of brutal violence ...

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For Your Consideration Pages Now Being Accepted Until the End of June!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 28, 2018



Niccea is now accepting For Your Consideration Pages. Please PQ or email them.

A couple of people that are new to the awards scene wanted some sample FYC pages.

Since the theme for the FYCs hasn't been done before I scrounged the archives of previous years FYCs and Extras ...





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Some More Stuff on Dialogue

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 18, 2017



So last week I talked about the basic principles of dialogue, so the recipe to the cake itself. But now I’d also like to talk about that cake’s icing and trimmings- what will make the dialogue we’re writing be fun and distinct and pop in our comic ...

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Get Ready for the Big Ones!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 29, 2014


No, this not “The Big One” earthquake that is supposed to wreak havoc on Los Angeles one day. Today's newspost is to shine a spotlight on the winners of the three coveted DD Awards spots that Niccea likes to call “The Big Ones”. The last day for awards announcements ...

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Massive milestones and A 2012 DD Radio Play Proclamation!

skoolmunkee at 5:34AM, March 7, 2012



shaneronzio's CROSS WORLDS NEXXUS has reached the 1600 page milestone! I am suitably impressed!


royduncan100's Saturday Morning (his newest project) and V.N.D. (a straight-through, no-ads backissue of Villain Next Door) have both reached the 50 pages mark! He's also done a cover for the 2012 ...




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It's a great day for contest winners, milestones, and time travel!

skoolmunkee at 9:12AM, April 22, 2011

Happy Friday, everyone! Where I live, it's sunshiney-warm (rare) and the start of a bunch of holiday days (so no work!) I'm looking forward to the next week- catching up on my comics, checking out lots of your comics, testing things out on The Duck preview site, and ...

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