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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Horror and Technology

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 27, 2022





I watched and enjoyed this year's horror movie “Barbarian” awhile back. It starts off as the first AirBnB horror movie - or the first one I've seen, anyway.

It occurred to me that back when cell phones grew into common usage I wondered how horror fiction would deal with ...





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This Week on the 2022 Drunk Duck Awards…

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 3, 2022


Photo: “Red Carpet Event: Formal Group Shot” by Various Artists. Drunk Duck Awards 2022. (2022)

Exciting times at the Drunk Duck Awards last week as the Red Carpet was officially rolled out with characters from well-known comics strutting stylishly down the crimson pathway: Niccea (MC); Captain Ferrond and Outcast from ...


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Using Stories (or Comics) for Politics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2022



So, fair warning, I was dead tired last night and forgot to write the blog post. I am slightly drunk now, so I've got no inhibition whatsoever. And I'm going to talk about whatever comes to mind. So, big shocker for anyone who knows me, I want to ...

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CREATOR PROFILE: John Byrne

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 15, 2022



JOHN BYRNE

When I first became seriously interested in comics, John Byrne was at the top of my favorite artist list. He drew many of the classic “new” X-Men books, and was the artist on that series when it first became massively popular. The stories Byrne drew (and co-plotted along ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Brittany Hyperstyle

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 14, 2022



Brittany Hyperstyle is a seemingly a sophisticated, stylish woman with a strangely determined belief in the veracity of tarot. It doesn't take long for her to drop her reserve a jump headlong into one chaotic adventure after another with wild abandon! This is the type of randomness and non-sequitur ...

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The Magic of Memory

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



There is a special power to the memory - especially to the memory of youth. Whether it's childhood, the teen years or maybe even young adulthood, it can have a powerful hold on us.

I guess it's the reason that some great stories get their resonance by the idea ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Hawk and Flo Adventures Part 1 Ice Cream Truck of Doom

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 24, 2022



Hawk and Flo are two adventurous legendary heroes who take the safety of others seriously while taking their own safety less seriously. Their team size doubles when denim-clad Lacey Almer and the last space wizard join the group. Hawk and Flo begin an undertaking of hungry, hungry hamburgers; rooms filled ...

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The Truth Is Out There... in Fiction

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Aug. 13, 2022



We like to say that sometimes (especially these times) reality is stranger (or more ridiculous or outrageous) than anything one can find in fiction. And while I do think that this holds true on so many occasions, I also think we're being unfair to how much of the human ...

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Quackcast 591 - Superhero types?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 12, 2022

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The Superhero movie cast last week was popular, I wanted to chat to Tantz about different types of superheroes. We all know that the same kinds of ...



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