Drawing details or drawing faster?

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, June 8, 2024



Hello there fellow Quackateers! I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of comic making but life has been hectic! As I was sitting down to work on some panels I found myself becoming frustrated at how long it was taking which got me thinking. So I thought ...

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Of flaws and foibles - creating characters with rough edges

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, April 6, 2024



Hello hello Quackateers! Today, let's chat about the secret sauce that makes webcomics, hell comics in general, pop – crafting a character with flaws so relatable, they spark lengthy reddit discussions!

Think about it. What makes your favourite characters stick with you long after you've closed the comic tab ...



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The magic of webcomic habits

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Jan. 6, 2024



Hello there my fellow Quackateers!

The new year is here! And it’s around this time that resolutions and goals are set in stone for the year. However, have you ever found yourself setting ambitious goals for your webcomic, only to feel overwhelmed and demotivated when life inevitably gets in ...



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Webcomics: Unveiling Life's Lessons and Plot Twists

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Nov. 4, 2023



Webcomics are a great place to find deep life lessons or unexpected twists. Creators who present stories in this versatile medium have a remarkable knack for delivering profound insights and plot surprises that leave us contemplating their implications for days.

One of the most captivating aspects of webcomics is their ...



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BlueSky(s) ahead!

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Oct. 7, 2023



Hello lovely Quackateers!

Drunk Duck is now on BlueSky! The new social media platform is growing fast. Last month, they achieved the one million users milestone. If you’re on the platform, swing by and give The Duck a follow.

If you’re a regular Twitter user, don’t worry ...





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Housekeeping! (#Quackchat + Red Carpet Update)

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Sept. 2, 2023



Hello, hello lovely Quackateers!

Spring is in the air! So it’s the perfect time to open the windows, sweep away the winter gloom and do some old fashioned housekeeping!

You may have noticed that Twitter has undergone some…changes, recently. After its acquisition from a certain CEO, features that ...





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A change in seasons

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Aug. 5, 2023



We often talk about breaks in comics when referencing hiatuses. Sometimes they are planned, most often they aren’t. However, as I have been catching up on the backlog of webcomics I had saved up, it occurred to me that many of the long running series I enjoyed reading had ...

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Into and Across the Spiderverse - How to make a good comic book movie

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, July 1, 2023



It goes without saying that the newly released movie, Across the Spiderverse, is one of the most popular superhero movies. The creators took one of the most divisive iterations of Spiderman, Miles Morales, and made him into a now beloved version of the titular character. They expand the Spider-lore through ...

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Don't forget to have fun

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, June 3, 2023



Recently I’ve been struggling with finding the motivation to draw. In part, it’s because I have had to deal with covid once again. However, the drive to work on our comics was diminishing prior to coming down with covid again. As the focus has shifted from having hobbies ...

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Uses Genre Tropes Against You

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, April 1, 2023



Recently I have been revisiting a sitcom that I used to love but, funnily enough, never finished. The last season of the show dropped during a hectic period of my life and by the time I had, well time, to watch it, I had lost the plot. But thanks to ...

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