Horror and Morality

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 15, 2021



The idea of “sin” is a prevalent one in horror stories. In terrifying tales, the monstrous against the human also explores good vs. evil.

There is often a “sin” perpetrated by horror Protagonists. The classic Psycho begins with Marion Crane stealing money from her job. Her intentions are understandable, maybe ...



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Horror, and the Broken

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 14, 2021


I'm wounded but you can't see it!


A lot of stories involve a wounded and/or flawed character. It's a staple of strong storytelling; a character has some kind of pain or wound to overcome, and that's the inner journey they take along with whatever outward ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> EVA of Asgard

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 13, 2021



Young Leoard inherits a giftshop from his grandmother, but it's not an ordinary giftshop… Leonard's granny was a bit of a strange lady in her day, even being known to play a game of poker with the occasional god, she collected many vaulable and interesting treasures. A lot ...

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QUACKCAST 552 - Tropes we like

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 12, 2021

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Last time we covered tropes we hated! This time we're talking about clichés we actually like. It's quite a bit trickier because clichés are clichés ...



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The KAMics Celebrates its Seventeenth Anniversary!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 11, 2021


Photo: Wild Poodles by Keith Alan Morgan (KAM)

Long-time webcomic creator, KAM has written in, and would like everyone to know:

Hi

This Monday, October 11, will be the 17th anniversary of The KAMics.

What a long strange strip it's been. ;-)

Have a nice day,
KAM



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Not even Dora is exploring this.

damehelsing at 12:00AM, Oct. 10, 2021



So, I found a horror movie recently and even though it’s not serial killer horror or Halloween type of horror, it’s definitely scary.

The movie I will be talking about today: “The Ruins” (2008) – there will be spoilers, so please be warned. The following movie is for mature ...



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Juggling the Plots

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 9, 2021



So often, the story doesn't simply have one plot, but many.

There's the A plot, the one that's the main conflict or problem that needs solving. Then there's the B plot, where secondary but still-important issues and problems are being addressed. And often there can even ...



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Putting yourself out there

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Oct. 8, 2021



One of the hardest parts of creating a webcomic is getting eyes on your work. There are many tools out there that can assist you in finding an audience, yet, at times it feels like you are just shouting into the void. However, there are some things that you can ...

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Horror and Technology

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 7, 2021



I remember when cell phones began to get popular and pervasive. As a fan of horror movies, I said to myself “well, that's the end of a lot of horror stories!”

With cell phones, it doesn't matter if you're stuck at camp or in a creepy house ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Backwoods

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 6, 2021



The Backwoods begins inside a storage unit of a beloved Professor that has recently passed on. In the center, stands a prominent sarcophagus of jackal-headed deity, Anubis, with the caption: “There are Stories”. This is a thinking-person’s comic—where rat skeletons; chainsaw-wielding tree stumps; legendary gryphons battle horsemen; and ...

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