When comics enter development hell

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Dec. 3, 2022



When working on comics, particularly long term, you may encounter a situation where your comic is in…development hell!

Development hell is a form of purgatory for a creative project. We often hear it used in relation to series or movies. The project is bounced from studio to studio, as ...



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Panel By Panel:’Fluffy 500’ and Unusual Angles

hpkomic at 2:06PM, Dec. 2, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. I am working on another comic submission from a couple of posts ago. This week our volunteer is the creator of Fluffy 500, IronHorseComics, who shared some pages. Today I want to look ...

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An Short Expedition into Sweet Exposition

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



I know we've talked about exposition before, but a couple examples popped into my head recently…even though the examples are not recent.

When I was a youngster I loved the Hulk character. Today I remembered a specific issue of that comic, from way back, where the Hulk was ...



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Vox Populi, Vox Dei

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 26, 2022



So this line has become famous lately since Elon Musk has been using it to reinstate banned Twitter accounts in the latest episode of the Birdsite Drama.

I'm not going to get into any opinion piece on what I think of this development but if you haven't joined ...



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DD update post 25th of November

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 25, 2022
tags: DD update post



Another site redesign update
Alexey has almost finished work on the front page of the new front page and is wondering what to start on next!
Both him and I thought that perhaps the news pages would be a good option because they're a front facing site that are ...



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Don't I know You?

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2022



Doppelgangers were thought to be an omen of death or bad fortune. If you see a being that looks like you, doom awaits!

The name has evolved to mean a lookalike, usually supernatural or unexplained. There are many stories that feature Doppelgangers, whether ghostly, clones, mirrors come-to-life, robot duplicates, or ...



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We Are on Mastodon! JOIN US

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 19, 2022




So it's pretty wild on Twitter lately, and people are abandoning ship. Or at least, they're making sure there's another boat to jump to in case the ship sinks.

And that is where Mastodon comes in. This open source social media network is gaining popularity by the ...




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Showing Movement in Comics

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2022


by Frank Miller

SHOWING MOVEMENT

I was talking to my brother about writing scripts for comics and mentioned that I sometimes forget that what I'm writing can't move. I'd start accidentally writing as if it were a movie script, with characters moving around, then realize that I ...




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The Silver Lining

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 12, 2022



So I just watched the latest Trope Talk by Overly Sharkastic Productions on Youtube (high recommend if you aren't already subscribed). The focus was on Doomed Heroes, and there's not much I'd be able to add to that comprehensive essay. Go watch it.

What it did inspire ...



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DD update post 11th of November

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 11, 2022
tags: DD update post



Another site redesign update
Alexey continues working and coding this stuff up towards a full working front page. Thanks for all your support (especially on Patreon and with ads, it helps a lot), and comments and feedback, we really try to incorporate them and keep them in mind when we ...


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