Tension and Release and appreciation for Watcher

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 29, 2022


Watcher (2022) is a fairly unknown new movie, I think, and I recommend it. Simple, well-made, and scary.



Might as well get an early start on the October celebration, here - the fall is my favorite season, for so many reasons, including the time to celebrate our love for the scary ...




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Poetry Time 9: The Pledge

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 25, 2022



This sunday's poem is contributed by DD member TheDeeMan. This is The Pledge by Darryl Hughes aka TheDeeMan


If my hands were not to touch your hands, or hold them soft in mine.
If my eyes were cast to darkness, so your beauty they cannot find.

Or see your ...







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Using Stories (or Comics) for Politics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2022



So, fair warning, I was dead tired last night and forgot to write the blog post. I am slightly drunk now, so I've got no inhibition whatsoever. And I'm going to talk about whatever comes to mind. So, big shocker for anyone who knows me, I want to ...

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Panel By Panel: Them There Hills and Value Contrast

hpkomic at 8:43AM, Sept. 23, 2022



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

This week I want to explore one element of art I have been thinking about lately as I color comics for some other creators. Before that, however, I needed to find a comic ...



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Quackcast 600 - AI is bad at art

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 13, 2022

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There's a lot of buzz about so called AI generated art at the moment using programs like Dall-E, Neural blender, Dream studio lite and so on ...



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The Magic of Memory

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 1, 2022



There is a special power to the memory - especially to the memory of youth. Whether it's childhood, the teen years or maybe even young adulthood, it can have a powerful hold on us.

I guess it's the reason that some great stories get their resonance by the idea ...



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Quackcast 597 - Revelations!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 23, 2022

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Today we're talking about a technique in storytelling that we're calling the “revelation”. Inspired by Banes doing an article on the weird trope in movies ...



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Fantastic Bestiary 11: The Kaiju

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Aug. 21, 2022



Thought I try to get back on doing Sunday articles with more meat to them. So! It’s fantastic bestiary time! And this time I’ve choosen a creature of pop culture rather then myth. The giant monster! Popularly known as the Kaiju! Who doesn’t like a good giant ...

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Quackcast 596 - Leadership!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 16, 2022

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Leaders are not born, they're created… literally in the case of fiction, created by creators of comics, books, movies, and other media! For this Quackcast I ...



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