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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Mega Milestone: Used Books Has Reached 1,500 Comic Pages

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Sept. 13, 2021



Excellent news! Long-time Drunk Duck user, usedbooks, has an announcement:

usedbooks writes:

Hi, I hope you are well.

Used Books hit a milestone (those don't come too often these days), and I would be really happy to have a little nod in the newspost.

Used Books just reached 1500 ...









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Gatekeeping print comics and the Webcomic community

Emma_Clare at 12:00AM, Sept. 3, 2021

Yesterday I logged onto Twitter and saw this tweet trending.





And ohohoho I knew there was spicy drama afoot.

This origin story of this tweet was an column by Rob Salkowitz titled Who's a creative professional in the comics world? The answer is getting more complicated. He makes a ...







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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 543 - Men writing women writing men writing hilariously badly

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 10, 2021

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Angela frowned in disappointment. Her boobs seemed to grimace in displeasure, nipples pulsing with abject fury. As she walked the heaviness of their bounce echoed her anger ...



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Writing Women, Writing Men

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, July 31, 2021



We've all seen the cringy dialogue. The weirdly stereotypical and awkward situations. The sheer effort of the script writer, the novelist, or the comic book writer to write someone they don't know: a woman, or a man.


Too often the problem is very stark when comparing character designs ...




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FEATURED COMIC --> Quantum Festival

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 7, 2021



All the forms of energy generation and energy harnessing have their own characters and traits. Here they are as depicted and explained in a detailed and interesting way as beautiful manga style women. This is an educational, yet beautiful and fun comic that shows us the weaknesses and strengths of ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Patchwork and Lace

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, June 23, 2021



Lilika and Sheol are working as hunters of the supernatual. It's a tough and extremely dangerous job but these two women bring their unique skills to bear on it. Lilika has the ability to summon horrific demons to do her bidding, while Sheol is a patchwork Frankenstien's monster ...

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Drawing What YOU Want and the power of the FICTIONAL WORLD

damehelsing at 12:00AM, May 23, 2021



The discussion below might get a little mature, to avoid getting in trouble, anyone under the age of 15, please go back to playing with Legos. Visit this article when you’re 16.



I had another article in mind for this week, but after seeing Tantz’s article yesterday, I ...





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QUACKCAST 524 - Empathy

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 30, 2021

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Empathy is like sympathy but you don't think about it. It's what happens when you ...





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