On boredom and the slip into daydreams

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Feb. 16, 2018



In my day job, I am occasionally asked to attend events or webinars as part of professional development. Earlier this week I happened to be at one of these activities focussing on the future of artificial intelligence, which you would think would be a riveting topic for discussion. But soon ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Mercenary Bound

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 29, 2017



Sometimes boredom is an enviable state. Unemployed mercenary Tameka is about to find out why, when the normal life she's built for herself is cruelly shattered and she has to take up her sword in anger once more… Tameka is a dangerous woman with a troubling reputation in her ...

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Diminishing Returns

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 28, 2017


Emotional Charges and Diminishing Returns

Many writing methodologies suggest mapping out the emotional change of each scene. The scene either starts positive, and goes to either negative or “extra positive”, or starts negative and goes to positive or “extra negative” by the end of the scene.

So if a lovelorn ...




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Diminishing Returns

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 15, 2016



Emotional Charges and Diminishing Returns

Many writing methodologies suggest mapping out the emotional change of each scene. The scene either starts positive, and goes to either negative or “extra positive”, or starts negative and goes to positive or “extra negative” by the end of the scene.

So if a lovelorn ...





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The Webcomic Artist Manifesto

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 26, 2016



(From the desk of kawaiidaigakusei)

Here is a little treat to celebrate the first week of Autumn. I wrote this version of “The Webcomic Artist Manifesto” in the Fall quarter for an art history class on Dada. A Manifesto is a public declaration used to incite or inspire a group ...



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Who Are These People?

Banes at 12:00AM, June 30, 2016



For several years I've been doing a comic called Typical Strange here on the Duck. And I'm still doing it, I swear!

The characters are a fairly diverse assortment of different temperaments and personalities, and the adventures they've had and will continue to have will hopefully be ...



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A Love Affair with the Colour Gray

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 9, 2016


Jean Arp, "Untitled (College with Squares Arranged according to the Laws of Chance)". 1917

"In Europe and America, grey is the color most associated with boredom, solitude and emptiness. It is associated with rainy days and winter.“ -Wikipedia ”Grey: Boredom“

Grey is my favorite color“ -Counting Crows ”Mr. Jones“

I ...






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Spring Cleaning!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 30, 2015



It is finally Spring in many parts of the world. It is actually Summer in some of the luckier parts and it is still snowing in certain regions (apologies Northeastern United States). Whatever the case, this is the time of year that people like to throw away old stuff and ...

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More interviews!

skoolmunkee at 4:04AM, April 2, 2008

First of all, sorry there's not a featured comic today- I forgot to queue one up last night and now I have to wait for the next ‘turnover’ so that will be Thursday. :[ sorry sorry!

anyway,

Drunk Duck Creator Interviews Extravaganza continues! (If you dunno what that is, click ...



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Hahaha

skoolmunkee at 3:58PM, Oct. 12, 2007

I'm glad my channeled boredom can entertain :)

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