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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The Need To Denigrate

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2018



Lately there has been this pattern that I've noticed in both social media and mainstream comics/cartoons outlets that is very saddening: the use of denigration and belittlement as a promotional tactic, or as an argument.

More and more I seem to notice that new series, reboots, retellings or ...



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Daring to Do Something Different

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 29, 2017



Today is Memorial Day in the United States. I have met many young men who have joined the military and each time I look into their eyes, I see a brave person who is able to confront fears I never had to face at that age. Some of them may ...

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A Story to Read Before Bedtime

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 12, 2015


-art by Gunwallace


THE PASSENGER
by kawaiidaigakusei

On a very untypical evening, I found myself driving around the rainy streets of Los Angeles late at night by myself. Somehow I ended up south of Pico Blvd and as I turned the corner onto Venice Blvd around Loyola High School, I ...






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It needs to be said.

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Jan. 12, 2015



Last Thursday, when I read the latest news headline about the attacks on Paris-based satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo, it struck a chord with me. It was not because this was the latest sad event in a sea of heartbreaking news. It struck a chord with me as a person whose ...

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Drawing One-Point Perspective for Comic Backgrounds

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 1, 2014


I may not be the authority on drawing backgrounds in comics. However, I did spend about two years taking several classes centered around perspective drawing so I do know a little bit more than the average bear. The idea that I have is this, as comic makers, we enjoy telling ...

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Call for Original Art Database and Last Call for Early 2014 Drunk Duck Awards Planning!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 19, 2014



I was searching for an appropriate image to post for the newspost a few weeks back, but was met with a dilemma. Even though the Internet holds a vast collection of images to draw from, copyrights and intellectual property rights of original characters should be respected. The majority of images ...

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Are you ready for RADIO PLAY 2013, MAFIA XLIX, and BLUE STRAWBERRY???

skoolmunkee at 12:15AM, May 30, 2013

Firstly,

Blue Strawberry by Eduds is now 175 strips old!

Nextly,

Mafia XLIX (sounds kinda kinky) is now open for signups!

Thirdly, and most grandiosely,
~*~*~*~*~*~* trumpet fanfare!! ~*~*~*~*~*~*
The Whilom Czarina (TWC), ayesinback, officially announces her Faith and Pleasure in the newly-penned 2013 Radio Play: The Third Duck written by none ...









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QUACKCAST Episode 98 - Storytime with Dr Banes

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 9, 2012

LISTEN!

Summary:
This week Bane's bright idea was to talk about our favourite stories and explain just WHY they're our faves, telling about what we take away from them or how they've changed us or formed us, what resonated in those stories with us. I talk about ...


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Welcome back! A bunch of news for you - a belated gift!

skoolmunkee at 10:28AM, Dec. 27, 2010

I hope everyone's holidays are going well! We've got one (or more) down and one to go. The last week of the year is a pretty unique time so I hope people are enjoying it!


First up, we've got one more Drunk Duck member interview! This time ...


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