QUACKCAST 587 - Heroes who are Villains

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 14, 2022

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Our very own Tantz made a newspost last week about the idea of “Heroes” who are really villains… or at least they're actually villains who think ...



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Friday Fashion Spotlight 27: John Henry Hunter

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 10, 2022




Welcome to…
The DD Fashion Spotlight!
Number 27.


John Henry Hunter is a terrible dastardly villain in a very classic sense… he's handsome, has a great goatee, fierce eyebrows, a marvelous figure with a powerful chest, and most importantly for this article: he dresses with style and care. He ...







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When the Hero Is the Villain

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, June 4, 2022



A mustache-twirling villain is awesome fun! Someone who basks in their villainy and enjoys every bit of popping the toddler's balloon and kicking the occasional puppy while hatching evil plans.

These villains are the flamboyant main antagonist that makes the story interesting and fun, because we love to see ...



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The Unholy Alliance

Banes at 12:00AM, April 28, 2022


Holy Unholy Alliance, Batman!

Last week we talked about what I called the “villain combo platter” with different types of villains that could make for multifaceted kinds of conflicts for the hero to face.

At the time, PaulEberhart mentioned the alliance between villains that happened at one point during Deep ...




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The Villain Combo Platter

Banes at 12:00AM, April 21, 2022



Back when the Deep Space Nine series was developing into a more serialized kind of story, the writers wanted to define the major threat from the distant Gamma Quadrant. Who was going to be the big villain for the series?

The stakes were pretty high, here - what if the villains ...



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Horrific, Evil Cults

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Feb. 27, 2022



I’ve said this before. I LOVE the video game Condemned. I also love its sequel Condemned 2. Also known over at the states as Condemned: Criminal Origins and Condemned: Bloodshot respectively.

I’m not gonna talk so much about the games themselves in this article, but I warn you ...



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Secret Dens of Evil

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Feb. 13, 2022



Privacy. It’s something we come to appreciate even in our early childhood, don’t we. Forming our own little secret club in a tree house we keep in a remote spot in someones backyard somewhere, for which only our closest friends, and schoolmates of common interests and preferences, may ...

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The Ultimate Weapon of Terror

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 27, 2022



The Ultimate Weapon of Terror

When you are a villain trying to terrorize all that there is to serve your evil ends, you’ll find it a much easier job to do once you get yourself the ultimate weapon to terrorize with. We’ve seen this kind of weapon again ...



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Everyman Heroes

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 13, 2022



Critics, professional or not, identified a trend in many of the…lesser regarded manga and anime series.
It's the “everyman hero”.

This school of thought is that to make a lead character who is identifiable to everyone in the readership or audience. So the lead will be unremarkable, and ...




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Another December and Another Gift to Fans

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 23, 2021



Last December saw the return of iconic hero Luke Skywalker in the Mandalorian. It was a shockingly well-kept secret and I can tell you that I sure didn't see it coming. As a fandom-dweller, it was a beautiful moment that still brings a smile to my scraggly, wrinkled face ...

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