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Beginners at webcomics make mistakes, rookie mistakes. In fact people tend to make a lot of the same mistakes and we're going to chat about some ...
Quackcast 638 - Rookie MistakesOzoneocean at 12:00AM, June 6, 2023
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2023 Drunk Duck Awards: Design The Awards Contest (NOW OPEN); My Life as An American Hero 2 Reaches 1-0-0-0!!kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, June 5, 2023
Panel By Panel: Kingdom of Cats and the Boundary Breakhpkomic 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 ...
Character Analysis: Levana from Vampire GirlTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 27, 2023
It’s been quite a bit since I last made a character deep dive, but since I got a bit more time on my hands, here we are! Today’s Character Analysis is about Levana from Vampire Girl by Marie Kerns and J_Scarbrough!
So, first things first! Vampire Girl is ...
The PrattlerTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 20, 2023
This character can be insufferably annoying.
No, this character is insufferably annoying, but it's up to you whether that's to the other characters or the audience. When written correctly, the prattler can be comedy gold or a swift ticket to the most delicious kind of schadenfreude: watching the ...
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.
Red Carpet 2023 is Coming Up!Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 29, 2023
The DD Awards, run by DD Awards Queen Niccea, are already under way!
The first For Your Consideration (FYC) pages are already up on the DD Awards 2023 page, so go check them out if you haven't already.
And since the DD Awards are already happening, you guessed it ...
Writing Overpowered CharactersTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 22, 2023
One of the most frequent ways to make characters stand out in fiction or myth is to give them a staggering, amazingly powerful ability. Something that mere talent doesn't give you. Something miraculous, larger than the largest life, unique and insurmountable:
Like a dude that can part an entire ...
On CrueltyTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 15, 2023
So for us Orthodox Christians it's Good Friday today and it'll be Resurrection Day (Good Saturday) by the time you're reading this. In the neighborhood where I live, a new (boisterous and with many members) family has moved in, who brought a live rooster a few days ...
A Sense of EntitlementTantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 8, 2023
Entitlement. Privilege. Obnoxiousness.
We all deal with these things every day, whether we want to or not. It comes in all shapes and sizes. From the kid that throws a tantrum if they can't take some other random kid's toy to the adult that is pissed they stole ...