Driftin'

Banes at 12:00AM, May 23, 2024



One story structure, that ozoneocean and I talked about many years ago on the Quackcast, was the Lone Protagonist as drifter.

In Pulp Fiction, Jules (Samuel L. Jackson) says talks about leaving the life of crime to walk the Earth. “Like Kane in Kung Fu. Help people, get in adventures ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Jack of AllTrades

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 8, 2024



Out of college Elizabeth and her girlfriend Tasha are just starting out and making their way in the world together. The time for all day videogame marathons and bongs are over for Elizabeth, she gets a cool job at a place called AllTrades but Tasha isn't quite so keen ...

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What is your major malfunction?

Banes at 12:00AM, May 2, 2024


Damaged Heroes


A well written, standard Protagonist will generally have some flaws, starting out as an underdog of some kind, with lessons to learn and improvements to make over the course of the story.

Granted, some heroes are, well, just heroes, who are pretty much who they need to be ...





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Creator Interview: Marcorossi

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 27, 2024




It's time for another interview, with Marcorossi, one of DD's most active and proliferate webcomic artists, who also has FINISHED WEBCOMICS.



But enough intro on my part! Let's let Marco talk, here we go!



1. Let’s start! Tell us a bit about yourself.


Hi! I’m ...













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The Mantle Theory

Banes at 6:47AM, April 25, 2024


The Reggie Mantle theory is different. It involves chasing other guys' girlfriends and still expecting to be loved and admired by all. That's another article…

If anyone was following the behind-the-scenes drama at Marvel Studios in the past year or so, you may have heard about the idea from ...


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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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Hurt and Comfort

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 13, 2024




There's few moments more dramatic than when the hero gets hurt. The more serious the injury (or illness or poisoning or other type of affliction) the higher the drama.

And from that drama (the hurt) comes the period of treatment, convalescence, and recovery (the comfort). This is a plot ...




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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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FEATURED COMIC --> Soulmates by SirMollington

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 27, 2024



Being a nightclub singer, dressing in fancy clothes, impressing the crowd, and performing should be a dream! but not for Amphi, not anymore… The city she loves has fallen to corruption and greed, the mob controls the town, they control everything! And now what's worse is they're even ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> I Am Not The Protagonist

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 31, 2024



Sophia Shaw is a background character in her own life. An NPC. Whatever she does, wherever she goes, people ignore her. There is no role for her, no place for her, she's a nobody, even to her own mum. But she has ONE single shining ray of light and ...

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