Panel By Panel: ‘The Cherub Brothers" and Spotlighting Expression

hpkomic at 2:31PM, Jan. 27, 2023



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. This week we're talking about the comic called The Cherub Brothers. It is a comic by user Magor. The description of the comic from Magor reads: “The cherub brothers are maybe-kinda-sorta legitimate ...

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Panel By Panel: 'Phineus: Magician for Hire' and Visual Pacing

hpkomic at 4:31PM, Nov. 18, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. I am working on another comic submission from a couple of posts ago. This week our volunteer is the creator of Phineus: Magician for Hire, Phinmagic. Specifically, he sent in page four of ...

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Panel By Panel: Spirit Monk and Crossing Boundaries

hpkomic at 7:18AM, Nov. 4, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck.

Last week I invited creators to send pages and panels they are proud of for me to look at and potentially write about. The response was good, and I am glad to say ...



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Panel By Panel: An Invitation to You

hpkomic at 4:36PM, Oct. 21, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck.

At least, that is what I would normally say before I lead into a post about a page of a panel from a comic on The Duck, but I wanted to try something ...



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Panel By Panel: Them There Hills and Value Contrast

hpkomic at 8:43AM, Sept. 23, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck.

This week I want to explore one element of art I have been thinking about lately as I color comics for some other creators. Before that, however, I needed to find a comic ...



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Seriously?

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2022



When a dramatic actor gets a chance to perform a comedic role, I hear that sometimes they get excited to do something different but their first instinct is to play up the comedy. In an interview with a comedy writer/producer recently, he explained that these actors need the insight ...

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Money Money Money

Banes at 12:00AM, June 23, 2022


If ya gotta go, go in style, i suppose!

I think I've been restraining myself pretty well - so here's another Better Call Saul-inspired Newspost.

As I wait anxiously for the final handful of episodes to this show to appear, my mind has gone back over the series and ...




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Friday Fashion Spotlight 26: Pinky

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 27, 2022




Welcome to…
The DD Fashion Spotlight!
Number 26.

This week it's my own comic character, Pinky. I practice what I preach when it comes to designing outfits for comic characters… Pinky was designed in the late 1990s and it shows. At that stage ultra-violent, sexy anime was massive, the ...






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Panel by Panel: 'Ghastley Heights' and Framing

hpkomic at 12:00AM, May 20, 2022



Hello and welcome to Panel by Panel, an analysis of panels from comics right here on The Duck and exploring what they do, how they work, and what we can learn from them.

This week's panel comes from the Ghastley Heights strip “Pamphlets.” This comic is by IronScarf. Let ...



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