The Understudy Hero

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 18, 2024




There's nothing more shocking than when the hero dies …at the beginning.

Don't worry, Banes isn't dead! I'm just standing in for him this week, he will return! This is only about fictional main characters that didn't get the memo they should reserve their death ...




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FEATURED COMIC --> GRM

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 17, 2024



Grimmy Gruesome’s alarm wakes him up at 6:66 AM each day. His micro-wardrobe has been filled with the same black, hooded cloak since the Dawn of Time. Grimmy is very serious about taking lives for his job and excels at reaching weekly death toll quotas. Grimmy’s days ...

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Quackcast 683 - Hot for Teacher

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 16, 2024

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This week it's a short cast because my computer broke and we wasted time trying to fix it!
We're chatting about teachers in fiction, a topic inspired by Banes' newspost on the subject. There have ...



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Top Five Tales of Teaching

Banes at 12:00AM, April 11, 2024


teacher, teacher, can you teach me –

I was revisiting a classic movie, one of the ones on this list, in the past week or so, and thinking of the archetypal teacher/student dynamic in fiction.

So, in line with my Top Five Tales of Bands from last year, here's ...




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Quackcast 682 - Exposition!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 9, 2024

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Tantz came up with this week's topic: Exposition! It's because she's well on her way into starting her latest comic, Verdant, and working out ways to introduce the story, the world, characters, culture, magic ...


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Blessed Days Breaks Through 1,000 Milestone; Mercury Virus Milestone Makes 75; Preorder TheDeeMan’s E-Book “The Wee Ones”; HawkandFloAdventures Hits 850 Pages and Opens Twistverse Q&A!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 8, 2024


Photo: Blessed Days by InkyMoondrop

“Blessed Days 1,000 Page Milestone”

InkyMoondrop writes:

Hi!



If my estimates are correct, Blessed Days should be reaching its 1000th page on the Duck on the 8th of April, Monday (Today), I will publish 4 or 5 pages that day with a memorable, powerful ...








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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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Fooled Ya!

Banes at 12:00AM, April 4, 2024



Here we are - Thursday again! I tells ya, the weeks and months just FLY by.

It was April Fool's Day the other day, and I was thinking about stories, and how sometimes books, TV shows, movies, or whatever will try and FOOL us. Like, the entire story is a ...



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Quackcast 681 - Swords and armour

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 2, 2024

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Today we're talking about swords and armour, the reality of those things and their use in fiction. I've always had a bit of an interest in swords since I was a little kid because I ...


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Furry Tale - The Heart of Fate by Jesse_Koehler has Achieved 150 Page Milestone

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 1, 2024


Photo: “Furry Tale - The Heart of Fate”. By Jesse Koehler. (December 2022–)

150 Pages Milestone

(Here is a message written by Jesse Koehler of Furry Tale - The Heart of Fate)

So yeah, since The Last milestone The Comic has pretty much developed in Things Like: Story telling, fight scenes, variety ...






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