An Short Expedition into Sweet Exposition

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 1, 2022



I know we've talked about exposition before, but a couple examples popped into my head recently…even though the examples are not recent.

When I was a youngster I loved the Hulk character. Today I remembered a specific issue of that comic, from way back, where the Hulk was ...



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Vox Populi, Vox Dei

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 26, 2022



So this line has become famous lately since Elon Musk has been using it to reinstate banned Twitter accounts in the latest episode of the Birdsite Drama.

I'm not going to get into any opinion piece on what I think of this development but if you haven't joined ...



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Don't I know You?

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2022



Doppelgangers were thought to be an omen of death or bad fortune. If you see a being that looks like you, doom awaits!

The name has evolved to mean a lookalike, usually supernatural or unexplained. There are many stories that feature Doppelgangers, whether ghostly, clones, mirrors come-to-life, robot duplicates, or ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> Silences Echo

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 23, 2022



A conflicted young man takes a drastic step from which there's normally no turning back from…
Fortunately he gets a second chance. This is the story about a man's journey after a serious life changing event. Will he redeem and recover or spiral back into the same abyss ...


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Pretentious?

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Nov. 20, 2022



This is an article I’m writing after midnight while being drunk on mixed drinks of brännvin and julmust. It’s November. I need booze to cope with the Scandinavian winter gloom that hits your soul like a hammer this time of the year (It’s a thing up here ...

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Panel By Panel: 'Phineus: Magician for Hire' and Visual Pacing

hpkomic at 4:31PM, Nov. 18, 2022



Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. I am working on another comic submission from a couple of posts ago. This week our volunteer is the creator of Phineus: Magician for Hire, Phinmagic. Specifically, he sent in page four of ...

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The Silver Lining

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 12, 2022



So I just watched the latest Trope Talk by Overly Sharkastic Productions on Youtube (high recommend if you aren't already subscribed). The focus was on Doomed Heroes, and there's not much I'd be able to add to that comprehensive essay. Go watch it.

What it did inspire ...



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Alternate Endings 2

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 10, 2022



Last week we talked about alternate endings in movies like Army of Darkness, Clerks, and Little Shop of Horrors.

In the comments, you mentioned classics that I can't believe I didn't mention, including CLUE, which was made with four different endings to be played randomly in different theaters ...



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A Post Fit for a Celebration

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2022


Photo: “Celebration of Dada’s 50th Anniversary”. Café Odéon, Zurich. (February 1966)

History was made the moment Hugo Ball stepped out in the Cabaret Voltaire in 1916. Dressed in, “a tight-fitting cylindrical pillar of shiny blue cardboard” that “looked like an obelisk”, along with, “a huge cardboard collar, scarlet inside ...


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