Showing Music in Comics

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 19, 2019



Obviously, comics don't have sound. And that includes most webcomics.

But if you want to show music playing, or being performed, how do you indicate it on a comic page?

The first method that comes to mind is just writing the lyrics in a dialogue balloon, and maybe peppering ...





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The first webcomic page

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Jan. 25, 2019




I’m in the process of moving house and I took the opportunity to go through some childhood belongings. During my excavation I stumbled across the very first comic page I ever drew. This was quite the find as I had long believed that my first ever webcomic, with its ...


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Your Javert's Options

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 2, 2018



So last time we had talked about the Javert trope, a category of character that is very compelling and makes for excellent drama, immense suspense and often gets their own following in fandom. (Just check out Saito Hajime's hero's journey as a prime example.)

The Javert character is ...



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Taking Notes - Music in Comics

Banes at 12:00AM, Feb. 15, 2018

Obviously, comics don't have sound.

But if you want to show music playing, or being performed, how do you indicate it on a comic page?

The first method that comes to mind is just writing the lyrics in a dialogue balloon, and maybe peppering the balloon with a few ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Reversion

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 13, 2017



Apollodorus Kratos is a dashing, young artist and scholar of archeology stuck in the shadows of his deceased father and floundering relationship with his female colleague. He is generally an observer who captures secret glances of couples at train stations in his sketchbook. After speaking publicly at a conference, he ...

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No Hugging, No Learning

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Nov. 18, 2016



Recently I wrote a throwaway character for my comic based on a real-life friend of mine. In short, he’s a loveable misanthrope. And because he’s based on a real human being, I felt like I owed the character something: he won’t grow, or change, or become a ...

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Merging, Lane Changes, and Unprotected Turns

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2016



During the October season, I wanted to write a horror article about the things that really scare me, but I was sidetracked with deadlines, longer work hours, and lack of sleep. Halloween is now one week behind us and the Winter cold has drawn us closer into his tight embrace ...

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DD Round Up!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 4, 2016



Hello my Duckies and Duckers! This is Ozoneocean taking over the Thursday newspost because Bane was eaten by a polar bear (what he does in the privacy of his igloo is his own business, and the bear's, but not when it starts to affect his work…). Aaaaanway,I thought ...

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PLEASE READ: Bug Fixes and New Issues

HippieVan at 12:00AM, May 13, 2016

We are in the process of implementing bug fixes right now! The following bugs have been fixed:

1. When pre-uploaded/queued comics go live on the set date they do not appear in the “recently updated” list, and sometimes have the wrong date.

3. Multiple page/bulk uploader sometimes ends ...



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Bridging the Gap of Nonverbal Communication with Drawings

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 21, 2016



I have always been a proponent for the belief that art and drawing can be used as a mechanism to bring two strangers from completely different worlds together. That is why it is no surprise that I gravitated toward a young student who preferred to use crayons, markers, and paper ...

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