Deep and Profound?

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Oct. 9, 2022



Hello, ducks!

Been a while since I did one of these off-top of-my-head kind of pieces. Thought I talk about something that has been on my mind for quite some time. What exactly is deep and profound? A lot of artists throughout history have strived to make their art deep ...



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Using Stories (or Comics) for Politics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2022



So, fair warning, I was dead tired last night and forgot to write the blog post. I am slightly drunk now, so I've got no inhibition whatsoever. And I'm going to talk about whatever comes to mind. So, big shocker for anyone who knows me, I want to ...

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Announcement: Chapter 1 of Blessed Days will end on the 17th of September

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Sept. 11, 2022



This Sunday we have a milestone announcement from DD member InkyMoondrop:


“Hi!”

“I figured I'd request a milestone announcement. Chapter 1 of Blessed Days will end on the 17th of September (new comics get released every Wednesday and Saturday, so it continues on the 21st). I think now is ...






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Unearthing old comics

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, July 23, 2022



I’m back! It’s been a hot minute hasn’t it? I’ll be taking over a blog spot once a month for a while. And for today I have a very interesting topic (hopefully!).

Recently, I have been helping out with the improvements to the site here. As ...



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The Origin Story

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 2, 2022




It's common knowledge that a solid origin story will make a character. It'll often also make the story being told. Origin stories can be and often are the foundation for characters and plotlines, since motivations, plot points, and even stakes are set in them.

But what makes a ...




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QUACKCAST 585 - Adaptation

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, May 31, 2022

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Adaptations of one thing into another is an interesting process. What's lost, what's gained, what modifications do you have to do to make it happen ...



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MINDFOLD turns Two-Hundred and the 2022 Drunk Duck Awards Trophy Design Contest is now OPEN

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 30, 2022


Photo: Happy 200th Birthday, “Mindfold page 199” by fallopiancrusader. (2022)

Did you know the Drunk Duck Awards has its own trophy design contest? Here is awards show Captain, Niccea , with an announcement including all the details.

Niccea writes:

It is time for the annual trophy design contest for the Drunk ...






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The Reimagining of Myth

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 28, 2022



Mythologies are fascinating. And with good reason. Each set represents centuries, if not millennia, of common unconscious and community narratives about all aspects of human existence: from the big questions of who we are to the wonders and terrors of nature to the wonders and terrors of society.

In short ...



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The Art That Made Us

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 7, 2022



A million things have already been said and talked about regarding an artist's inspiration. A million more will be. From debates on what constitutes inspiration vs. poaching or plagiarism to what makes an artist inspired by other artists' work.

But what I want to talk about is not exactly ...



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Tropes I love: The Bargain

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 19, 2022



So it's fun to rant about tropes I hate but I actually prefer to gush about tropes I love.

And one of them is what I call “the bargain”: it's really a game of wits between a (usually lawful) villain and a hero (or protagonist/antagonist, take your ...



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