We have all talked of and considered character archetypes when designing and building characters.
There are many sets to pick from and it's not really a shocker that most of them, if not all, have their roots at psychology. (I'm looking at you, Carl Jung)
Far be it ...
We're always advising people to give their characters flaws. But why? Is it just so they'll be relatable and not perfect/boring?
That is a good reason, for sure.
Is it so you'll know how they're supposed to react in certain situations?
“I wrote in my ...
I've compared “Avengers Infinity War” to the classic movie cliffhanger in The Empire Strikes Back.
But the Marvel Cinematic Universe actually pulled off an almost-“Empire”-level story a couple years before that, in Captain America: Civil War.
The MCU started off with multiple movies setting up Iron Man ...
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Pitface asked people how doing webcomics has helped to shore up your teetering mental state this past year. We got some responses to that and we also ...
Our resident comic creator, KAM, who has been making the KAMics, a comic featuring random cartoons & series from the mind of Keith Alan Morgan has a special announcement:
Once again I realized I hit a milestone after it posted. D'oh! ;-)
Friday January 29, The KAMics reached 1,975 pages.
Another 25 and I hit the big 2 triple zero.
Have a nice day,
Wow! 1,975 pages is an incredible number ...
The original quote from which the title is derived is attributed to Joseph Stalin. And while it can sound cynical and harsh, it is unfortunately true: the human mind boggles beyond a cut off point when it comes to grasping numbers tangibly, not theoretically. When the numbers become too high ...
An advantage of comics as a medium is to be able to use still images to tell the story, and create an impression or feeling in the reader that runs deeper than words can do. Or at least, the images can strengthen the experience and make something people hopefully get ...
Everyday Joes and the Best of the Best
Star Wars and Star Trek are long-running siblings in science fiction pop culture. I don't know if there's really a “rivalry” between the two; SW has always been more popular I think, and the two are very different.
One big ...
Usually when building a character, we go for their general personality in terms of traits, the routine/general behavior they would display, the routine/general things that would interest them and so on.
If you are writing a slice of life story, or a sitcom style series, or anything that ...