Convergent Creation Part 2

Amelius at 12:21PM, Dec. 16, 2018




Last weekend we discussed that strange phenomenon of independent creation, where there's more than a passing resemblance to another work but it's not a case of plagiarism. Interestingly, not long after I posted that I saw not one but two instances of independent creation being brought up (though ...


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Convergent Creation

Amelius at 1:15PM, Dec. 9, 2018



Inspiration strikes! A new idea forms, and you're really excited about it. You want to take your time, however– you want this to be great, and no great thing just springs fully formed from one's brow. For years you toil, tweak, refine, moving ever closer to the point ...

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Comic queuing! Use the auto-update feature to get popular

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 7, 2017



Page queuing seems to be a feature a lot of people overlook for some reason, especially comics new to this site that want to use us as a mirror; they just do a huge upload dump in one go, which is worse than USELESS for them because after the first ...

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Chasing the Whirlwynd: A Look Into Jumping-Mediums from Webcomics to Animation

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 18, 2016

(This exclusive front page article was written entirely by DD's very own Whirlwynd!)

Hey all! My name's Whirlwynd. I've been producing webcomics since the late 90's and I've been a member of the Duck since 2004. Thanks for reading this thinly-veiled attempt to promote my ...

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QUACKCAST 264 - How to improve your online presence

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 29, 2016

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Art by ShadowsMyst

In this Quackcast we interview Marie Tary, AKA ShadowsMyst. We haven't talked to her since Quackcast 32 and 33 way back in 2011 when Skoolmunkee and I interviewed her about The art of analytics and how to market your webcomics properly. Now Banes and I ...


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May the "Fourth" Be With You

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 4, 2015



Happy Star Wars Day!

To celebrate, the 2015 Drunk Duck Awards are back in full FORCE today.

Niccea has a large update:

Voting for the winner of the For Your Consideration contest will be until May the 10th. Votes can be PQed to Niccea ( http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/quack/compose ...







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Quackcast 194 - Adapted Adaptations

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 25, 2014

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Content:
This week the topic of our Quackcast was inspired buy my Friday newspost where I talked about how we relate to adaptions of created properties (fave comics or books turned into movies etc), and some of the challenges involved in creating adaptions.
i.e. Hollywood will often try ...



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Adaptations

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 21, 2014



In recent years Hollywood has been desperately mining already popular material in the hopes of producing ready-made hits, so we've had a great bonanza of classic Scifi, fantasy and comic book films blasting onto the silver screen with the likes of The Lord of The Rings, The Chronicles of ...

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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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2012 Radio Play call for scripts! Blue Strawberry and Silver Vein milestones! QUACKCAST 61!

skoolmunkee at 3:25AM, Jan. 25, 2012

If you're hearing trumpets, it's because the Czarina (of the Radio Play) has an announcement for you! Or possibly you are just in a jazz club. But the Czarina still has something she wants you to know!

Submissions for Radio Play 2012 scripts is OPEN! ayesinback means Serious ...

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