Bond villains vs. Batman villains

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 4, 2022



This is just a curious little topic that have recently come to my mind. From time to time I’ve seen people in popular media make comparisons between James Bond and Batman. First time I encountered this comparison was in an episode of Friends long ago. And I see people ...

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The KAMics Voted Best Drawn Feature in the 2022 NFMS Bulletin Editor Awards; DD Awards Trophy Contest Extended One Week

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, June 6, 2022


Photo: 2022 NFMS Bulletin Editor Awards Winner of Best Drawn Feature, “Untitled Rockhounding 63”. The KAMics. 25 June 2021. Story and illustrations by KAM.

A round of applause goes out to Keith Alan Morgan, also known as KAM, whose submissions of The KAMics to the publication, The Tumbler, have not ...


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Fantastic Bestiary 5: Witches

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, April 24, 2022




As Easter has come by to melt away the final vestiges of a long, cold winter (at least up in these parts where I live) it feels like a good time to bring up the mythology of witches. Witches have a central role in the Easter that we celebrate here ...


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Slaphappy

Banes at 12:00AM, March 31, 2022


not the Smiths

I had a topic in mind for this week, but didn't get to it early enough, and it turns out that it's a bit too ambitious to bring together in time for today.

Instead, I'll go for the low-hanging fruit and spew out a ...




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Seeing the Whole Thing At Once

Banes at 12:00AM, March 10, 2022



I like the feature in my art program that allows me to see all the pages in progress at once.

Professional TV and film writers use a bulletin board with index cards to map out their stories - I've tried this a few times and it makes sense to me ...



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QUACKCAST 572 - Myths of fiction part 2

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 1, 2022

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Last week we did a thing of the persistent myths of fiction- fictional conventions that we all just accept, and are repeated over and over and even ...



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Psychic Powers

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 20, 2022



Psychic Powers

Comics and fiction in general has presented to us many fascinating concepts that has kept our imagination hungering for more. Whether it be time travel or magic or technology lightyears ahead of our current frame of comprehension. But one concept in particular that always gets me hungering for ...



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Friday Fashion Spotlight! The Intrepid TORPEDO

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 26, 2021



Welcome to the new Friday news feature:
The DD Fashion Spotlight!

Howdy and welcome to the second DD Fashion Spotlight feature!
This week I had a look at the comics on the Quail's Random feature on the front page of DD to see what I could find because the ...





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Tropes I Hate

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




So maybe the verb ‘hate’ is excessive, but there are some tropes that can really throw me off a story. Or perhaps, what throws me is the way they are used. I firmly believe that any trope can be part of a solid, enjoyable story, even the ones I hate ...


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Comic Prep Work

damehelsing at 12:00AM, July 4, 2021



One of the things I love the most about comics, is the prep work, which may not be obvious by the countless amount of times that I’ve stated that I’m doing absolutely no prep work as of now for Scorned; but when I worked on Scarred Eden, that ...

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