The Horror Group Shot

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 28, 2021




There are a handful of cinematic “group shots” that showcase an ensemble of characters in a memorable way.

The Avengers in their first movie have one where they're finally all together, back to back in a circle to face the invading alien army.

There's the Usual Suspects in ...






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QUACKCAST 549 - Love stories

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 21, 2021

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In today's cast we're chatting about LOVE stories! This isn't a subject we get into much but it's a huge genre so we ...




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Children's Stories

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2021



When I was growing up in the 80s, stories that were marketed as ‘children’s' were occasionally brutal.

Characters got maimed or killed, tortured or traumatized, met with horrid ends in worlds that were anything but rosy. And this was a pattern that wasn't limited to, say, English literature ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Max Jaw

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 15, 2021



Max Jaw is a tough, relentless, cool, ruthless gangster. He hunts down his man and ends him. Guaranteed. Every time. With the help of his trusty cat. This is a beautufully stylised minimal comic with sparse text, evococative images, simple colours and silhouettes. This is definitely a case of show ...

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Franchise Follies

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 19, 2021



It's a strange thing in recent years that following the behind-the-scenes craziness and
mixed-disastrous results of modern franchises is far more interesting and entertaining than anything in the movies and shows themselves.

Now that the fandoms, including those who enjoy the new chapters of beloved franchises, hate them, or ...




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Reverse Engineering Conflict Part One

Banes at 12:00AM, July 22, 2021


Reverse-Engineering Conflict in a Story
part one

Conflict is the basic material of a scene, and of a story. I've talked a lot over the years about structure and genre, and how all that stuff can work.

Another way to create a new story, and new characters, is to ...





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Story Seeds

Banes at 12:00AM, July 15, 2021



In the early parts of the story, it helps the quality of the thing and the experience of the audience to layer in the details that will come into play later.

These are little character and world details that will come into play later - the sword that falls off the ...



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QUACKCAST 538 - Fashion and Trends in Webcomics

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 6, 2021

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We chat about the styles and trends in webcomics and what causes them, whether it's people copying stuff they like, working with the limitations of the ...



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Foreshadowing the future

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, July 2, 2021



An effective way to land the climax of your comic arc is to build it up using foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is when a creator lays down small nods or clues throughout their story that an event is going to happen or a character is going to act a certain way. When ...

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A Filler

damehelsing at 12:00AM, April 25, 2021



Hey, hi, hello.

So this post is exactly what the title says, it’s really a filler, because I’m running behind on everything in life but I still wanted to provide some content for you on this gorgeous Sunday but I also wanted to stop and check in with ...



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