Quackcast 684 - The hero is dead?

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 23, 2024

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What happens when the hero dies? Especially when it's early on in the story… do things fall apart or does someone else take over? Our topic is about a story style where you establish that a ...


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Character Deep Dive: Molly Lusc

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 20, 2024




Today’s Character Deep Dive is on the intriguing Molly Lusc from the comic Molly Lusc by Andreas Helixfinger!

Molly Lusc is a straight up noir comic complete with an origin story… sort of… of the main character and primary detective Molly Lusc. It has a lot of the noir ...




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The Understudy Hero

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, April 18, 2024




There's nothing more shocking than when the hero dies …at the beginning.

Don't worry, Banes isn't dead! I'm just standing in for him this week, he will return! This is only about fictional main characters that didn't get the memo they should reserve their death ...




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Top Five Tales of Teaching

Banes at 12:00AM, April 11, 2024


teacher, teacher, can you teach me –

I was revisiting a classic movie, one of the ones on this list, in the past week or so, and thinking of the archetypal teacher/student dynamic in fiction.

So, in line with my Top Five Tales of Bands from last year, here's ...




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Quackcast 682 - Exposition!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 9, 2024

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Tantz came up with this week's topic: Exposition! It's because she's well on her way into starting her latest comic, Verdant, and working out ways to introduce the story, the world, characters, culture, magic ...


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Blessed Days Breaks Through 1,000 Milestone; Mercury Virus Milestone Makes 75; Preorder TheDeeMan’s E-Book “The Wee Ones”; HawkandFloAdventures Hits 850 Pages and Opens Twistverse Q&A!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, April 8, 2024


Photo: Blessed Days by InkyMoondrop

“Blessed Days 1,000 Page Milestone”

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Hi!



If my estimates are correct, Blessed Days should be reaching its 1000th page on the Duck on the 8th of April, Monday (Today), I will publish 4 or 5 pages that day with a memorable, powerful ...








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Panel By Panel: 'Thirley Peak' and Evolving Craft

hpkomic at 9:19AM, April 5, 2024



Hello, everyone, and welcome to Panel by Panel, a periodic exploration of comic panels around The Duck. This week I want to look at the work of one of the most recently prolific creators on the Duck. I wanted to look at the growth of creator HawkAndFlowAventures, by looking at ...

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Fooled Ya!

Banes at 12:00AM, April 4, 2024



Here we are - Thursday again! I tells ya, the weeks and months just FLY by.

It was April Fool's Day the other day, and I was thinking about stories, and how sometimes books, TV shows, movies, or whatever will try and FOOL us. Like, the entire story is a ...



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Poetry Time 67: The first being

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, March 31, 2024



Breaking to be for the first time
The fragments of waiting is over
For the first time I see clearly
For the first time I feel sincerely
I’ve come to take my first step and be free
I’m yours world, I’m breaking to be


NaaN (Now, always ...









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Defying Death

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 30, 2024



For a huge chuck of Christians around the world, today is Resurrection Day (or Good Saturday), which is easily one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, no matter when you observe it. For those that do, therefore, I hope you have the happiest one yet, and since ...

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