Children's Stories

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2021



When I was growing up in the 80s, stories that were marketed as ‘children’s' were occasionally brutal.

Characters got maimed or killed, tortured or traumatized, met with horrid ends in worlds that were anything but rosy. And this was a pattern that wasn't limited to, say, English literature ...



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A Cat Comic Jam and Goodbye to Norm Macdonald

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 16, 2021




Lite Bites Cat Jam


Hey folks, Genejoke here. Hopefully many of you have noticed that the community project Lite Bites is up and running and updating regularly. If anyone isn't aware Lite Bites is a project a run with a mixture of short stories, reviews and other oddities.

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QUACKCAST 548 - Foreign Influence

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 14, 2021

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Translating cultural concepts so they can be understood in a different country can be really tricky, most people never bother. Often the audience is just left to ...



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Things You Wish They Taught in School

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 9, 2021



I've had the conversation multiple times - maybe based on something I read in the past - that the
business of taking care of your money, your credit, taxes and expenses is something that was never touched on when I went to school.

Well, these have been proclamations rather than conversations ...




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QUACKCAST 547 - Franchise fail

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 7, 2021

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There seemed to be a lull for a while after the 1990s and the massive sequel craze of the 80s, but nowadays we're back in full ...



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QUACKCAST 546 - The bad-arse dandy!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 31, 2021

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Why aren't there more prettyboy bad-ass characters? Pretty girl bad-asses too! This character type is often a hall-mark of Japanese and Korean fiction more than anything ...



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QUACKCAST 545 - tipping point to become a fan?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 24, 2021

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We're all fans of something, but when does that happen? When do we transition from just following and liking something into being full on fans and ...



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Know Thy Bias

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Aug. 21, 2021



We like to consider ourselves open-minded, free of inflexible thinking and open to ideas. And we probably are- in certain areas. In others, we are not.

This is one of the few statements I still feel justified making in the absolute. Every person has biases. It's one of the ...



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Making mistakes in your art

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Aug. 20, 2021



Three things happened that inspired me to write this article.

1) When reviewing an episode we recently completed for one of our comics, I realised I had missed a key character design aspect of one of our boys. Although it was not egregious, I did notice it, and it has ...



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QUACKCAST 544 - Horrorrorrrorrrrr

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 17, 2021

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We have a special guest today, my ex, Miss_Judged. She's onboard with the whole group of Tantz, Banes, Pit and I because she's super duper ...



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