Alternate Endings 2

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 10, 2022



Last week we talked about alternate endings in movies like Army of Darkness, Clerks, and Little Shop of Horrors.

In the comments, you mentioned classics that I can't believe I didn't mention, including CLUE, which was made with four different endings to be played randomly in different theaters ...



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Alternate Endings

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 3, 2022



Within the past couple years I finally saw the original ending of Little Shop of Horrors directed by Frank Oz. This movie made a big impact on the culture when it came out. It wasn't super important to me personally, so it was years after the release of the ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 14: The Rainbow Serpent

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Oct. 2, 2022



Been a while since we did a mythology themed FanBest article, so here we go. Based on suggestions left by our beloved Ozoneocean on the last Fanbest article, I’m gonna talk about the Rainbow Serpent this Sunday. The Rainbow Serpent is an Aboriginal Australian deity known by numerous names ...

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Meet the Hero in Stasis

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 22, 2022


Tony Stark is glib, arrogant, and a war profiteer. And the perfect Protagonist.

I don't believe stories should be written strictly according to formulas - but writing according to structures that have been established can be helpful to a script when needed.

With that disclaimer out of the way, let ...




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Fantastic Bestiary 13: The Galerian

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2022



This is gonna be a bit of an obscure pop cultural Fantastic Bestiary rundown, but heck with it, it’s my article series and I’m doing it anyway. I’m gonna talk about the Galerians today. To start off, Galerians is a tank-control style survival horror video game for ...

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CREATOR PROFILE: John Byrne

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 15, 2022



JOHN BYRNE

When I first became seriously interested in comics, John Byrne was at the top of my favorite artist list. He drew many of the classic “new” X-Men books, and was the artist on that series when it first became massively popular. The stories Byrne drew (and co-plotted along ...



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Panel By Panel: The Squirrel Machine and Texture

hpkomic at 9:15AM, Sept. 9, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. This week, I was inspired by the latest update of the comic The Squirrel Machine by user hansrickheit. The comic is fantastic, but I want to zoom in on one panel. This is ...

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Fantastic Bestiary 12: The Na’vi

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Aug. 28, 2022



Another pop cultural fantastic bestiary Sunday. Anybody remember the movie Avatar? Not the kung-fu fantasy one, the tribal sci-fi one. The James Cameron’s Avatar as it was marketed. I still remember it being the movie that REALLY set the standard for what CGI technology can do cinematically, making this ...

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Panel By Panel: Patchwork and Lace (Two Beats and No Gutters)

hpkomic at 10:47AM, Aug. 26, 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.

Hello everyone, it's been a couple of weeks, so it is time for a new Panel ...



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Fantastic Bestiary 11: The Kaiju

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Aug. 21, 2022



Thought I try to get back on doing Sunday articles with more meat to them. So! It’s fantastic bestiary time! And this time I’ve choosen a creature of pop culture rather then myth. The giant monster! Popularly known as the Kaiju! Who doesn’t like a good giant ...

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