Quackcast 673 - By their deeds you shall know them

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 6, 2024

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Art Vs the Artist part 2
Here we're fulfilling the promise of Quackcast 671 and examining what the art can tell us about the artist! Can certain themes, an art style, choice of imagery, jokes, humour ...



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Panel By Panel: 'Rettubia' and Something New To Me

hpkomic at 12:47PM, Jan. 12, 2024



Hello, everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck.

It's always a treat when I see something done in comics I haven't really seen before. It's not exactly a rare thing, but when you have read as many comics ...



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Poetry Time 56: First Twenty-Four

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Dec. 31, 2023



As the new dawn goes we sprinkle the seeds of unbound rascality
The calamity of the bygone drive-by solitude
For the youth that sows we sink our deeds in offshore synchronicity
The simplest treaty of the offbeat blastoff attitude
As the new dawn goes. As our yesters close. As first ...





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Quackcast 662 - Drunkduck tales

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 21, 2023

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Webcomic communities have different cultures, but why and where do they come from?
DD's culture is pretty chill, we're reasonably neutral and accepting of a wide range of ideas and perspectives, we're egalitarian to ...



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A Look at Books

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 17, 2023



I was thinking about the power of books in fiction - like, secret journals, diaries, and such.

In the show Supernatural, the brothers found a lot of information, help, and intrigue in their father's journal of his monster hunting exploits. I will say that it got harder to believe later ...



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Panel By Panel: 'The Sagas of Seelhoe' and Stolen Glances

hpkomic at 3:54PM, June 30, 2023



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. This week I want to turn our attention to the power of small moments in time that gives comics so much poignancy and power when dealing with time. When we last talked about ...

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The Adventures of Adventure Man

Banes at 12:00AM, June 29, 2023


This wasn't the official poster, but the teaser poster, for the Last Crusade. There was a giant
version of it in my local theater before the movie came out. Excitement unbound at the time!


My earliest clear memory of Indiana Jones - or one of his movies - was in a ...


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Panel By Panel: Kingdom of Cats and the Boundary Break

hpkomic at 1:23PM, June 2, 2023



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. We return to our regularly scheduled program this week, where I find interesting panels and wax philosophical about them. Previously we did a scavenger hunt which was a lot of fun, but we ...

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The Slippery Slope (Or How to Make a Great Villain Origin Arc)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 6, 2023



Villains are tremendously important for a story. They set the framework and standard for a lot of things in an unsaid but definite manner: how far your villain is willing to go sets up audience expectations for how big and how dire the stakes will be in the story.

If ...



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Panel By Panel: Our First Scavenger Hunt

hpkomic at 3:37PM, May 5, 2023



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. We'll be getting back to panel analysis in the coming weeks, but for my return to writing after a brief health break, I want to do that challenge I discussed some time ...

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