Metaphors in Horror

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 24, 2019



Metaphors in Horror



Horror is perfect for metaphor and allegory. In fact, a horror story is often allegorical by default, what with its bizarre landscapes and freaky beasties.

Here are some categories of horror and some thoughts on what they symbolize:

Reality Bites


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QUACKCAST 445 - Copyright and You

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2019

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Copyright is a complicated thing and something that all creators should have a little bit of a working understanding off! Checkout my newspost lined bellow for more ...



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5 great comic book slots

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 21, 2019



Comics have always had a special hold on people’s imaginations, with stories immersing readers in fantasy worlds where literally anything is possible. And, unlike books, comics combine the power of words and pictures. The skills of the artist mean that those worlds and other phenomena are there for all ...

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QUACKCAST 408 - The imitation game

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 8, 2019

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Happy new year! This is the first Quackcast recorded in 2019! Pitface is back too, can you believe it? In this Quackcast we chat about Imitation, based ...



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Art Nouveau Inspired LP Covers

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 19, 2018

Art Nouveau Inspired LP Covers



In an attempt to keep up with the times, I purchased my first record player and have started an LP vinyl collection.

After dusting off my father’s LP collection from the 1970s, I could not help noticing all the gorgeous cover art from bands ...





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Quackast 399 - How many characters is too many?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 6, 2018

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How many characters is too many? Ensemble casts can be fun and the interaction between characters can be more interesting than the actual plot of a story! But keeping track of characters from ...


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Rule of Thirds

Banes at 12:00AM, July 26, 2018



When most people take a picture or draw a picture, the natural thing to do is to photograph or draw the subject in the center of the frame.

But one of the big tenets of visual composition is the RULE of THIRDS.

So pretty much, the frame is divided into ...





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Quackcast 378 - Your best work, Comicsgate, Mark Wade, Tantz comic spotlight, Twitter

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 12, 2018

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We have community contributions for this Quackcast! Many DDers told us about their best work and we read that out and chat about in on the Quackcast. We talking about promoting comics through DD's Twitter account. The DD awards have begun, get in on them and get nominated ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Tethered From Dusk to Dawn

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 16, 2018



Beautiful Nor'eena the elf and Melodwyn the stagsister are thrown together by a surprising twist of fate after the magical heartwood tree in the forest exploded mysteriously during a ritual and killed all Melodwyn's siters. Nor'eena and Melodwyn are strangely tethered via markings on their wrists, markings ...

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Snow Business

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 21, 2017



We had a big snowfall two weeks ago, and I was out driving the city in it (I have a part time delivery job).

My car and I held up pretty well in it, and that was satisfying. As the news warned people to stay off the roads, I was ...



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