Episode 172 - The QuackQuiz!

Jun 23, 2014

Come on down, it's Quiz time! For this week's Quackcast we had a quiz based on DD comics, as a friendly, fun way to try and promote them... there's even a bit of Drunk Duck history mixed up in the questions. Just a smidge. We had three contestants taking part for the honour of telling everyone else to suck it; Archaeologist Amazon Adventurer Artist Pitface, Psychologist Freedom Fighter Lawyer Comicer Tantz Aerine, and Scientist Philosopher Comic Group Leader and all around boob-fancier Abt Nihil. They all competed to the very limit of their abilities, striving for dominance against each other, employing every dirty trick in the book and even some new ones... So please listen to the first ever DD bottomless Quiz! Oh, and there's even some titbits about the totally mythical married life of Ozoneocean and Pitface.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and Show Notes:

Featured comic:
Seoladan - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Seoladan/ />
Our Contestants:
Pit Face, Winner at 70! -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE/ />Abt Nihil, 2nd place at 65! - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Abt_Nihil/ />Tantz Aerine, 3rd place at 25! - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Without_Moonlight/ />
Our title image showing these lovely people -
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v439/ozoneocean/QuackQuizDD_zps16cd9932.jpg />
Ozone and Pit domestic saga: -
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v439/ozoneocean/ozpit3_zps37244996.jpg />1. These are the pics of Ozone and Pit's domestic bliss...
2. Their spawn, young Bones and Pinky creatively harassing neighbour Banes.
3. Tantz's version of what would happen in ozone and PitFace combined their powers, fer reals!


Special thanks to:
My Co-host with the mostest, Banes -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/ />Musical interlude provided by our maestro Gunwallace - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Gunwallace/ />
The musical theme this time was for The DD Awards 2014 -
http://theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/176152/ />
Comics mentioned:
Putrid Meat -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/PUTRID_MEAT/ />Typical Strange - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Typical_Strange/ />Charby The Vampirate - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Charby_the_Vampirate/ />Modest Medusa - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Modest_Medusa/ />Bombshell - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Bombshell/ />Culture Shock - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Culture_Shock/ />Elijah and Azuu - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Elijah_and_Azuu/ />Without Moonlight - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Without_Moonlight/ />Brave Resistance - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Brave_Resistance/ />Monster Soup - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Monster_Soup/ />Simply Sarah - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/simply_sarah/ />Death P0rn - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Certified_Monster/ />Restaurante Macoatl - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Restaurante_Macoatl/ />Craving Control - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7OY0WfksDw />HARKOVAST - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Harkovast/ />Dungeon Hordes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Dungeon_Hordes/ />Everyone laughs at the Crocodile man - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Everyone_Laughs_at_the_Crocodile_Man_v2/ />Grumpy bear and Mr Goose - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/The_adventures_of_grumpy_bear_and_Mr_Goose/ />Athena Sculpture - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/ATHENA_SCULPTURE/ />That’s the way they do it - deleted...
Gato from Taco El Gato is Supertaco -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Taco_El_Gato_is_SuperTaco/ />Ghost Operators - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Ghost_Operators/ />Drake the Cool Vampire - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Drake_the_Cool_Vampire/ />The Chronicles of Bucky O'Neil - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/The_Chronicles_of_Bucky_O_Neill/ />The Othersiders - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Othersiders/ />

Episode 165 - Mecha Madness!

May 5, 2014

7 likes, 16 comments

Today Banes and I have a little talk about weaponry and mecha in webcomic- how do you come up with it? How much research do you do? Should it actually work? Is coolness the only factor to consider? How detailed do you go when you design it? how far away from reality and cartoony is appropriate? We consider most of those questions and a few more, there's a LOT to get into on a topic like this and we really only just barely scratch the surface! In my own webcomic Pinky TA I've done a LOT of research and design work to get my mecha and weaponry looking right, so this is a subject dear to me. But we all have our own opinions on this, not just in webcomics but in games, movies, anime, and manga. I would love it if people could contribute their ideas in the comments here or on the DD forum here: http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/176137/

Episode 130 - The Art of Comicbook Movies

Jun 24, 2013

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Banes and I talk about some of our fave comic book movies! That is, comics that have made the creative transition to the medium of film. We missed out a LOT but what can you do? It's a popular field. We discuss many modern superhero comicbook films like Watchmen, Batman, The Phantom etc, as well as non-superhero comicbook films like Brenda Starr, Modesty Blaise, Ghost in The Shell, Tank Girl, Asterix, Conan the Barbarian and so on. We talk about the different approaches they take to represent a vast comicbook cannon in the short space of 1 and a half or two and a half hours that a film goes for: sometimes they go for the origin story approach, sometimes they'll spoor the character, sometimes they'll depict a normal everyday representative adventure to show, and sometimes they'll show a condensed version of the entire story.

Episode 128 - Ozone and Banes Print Comic Origins

Jun 3, 2013

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Like Quackcast 127, 128 is about early print comic influences, except this time it's the influences of Banes and Ozoneocean. We have a good long chat together about some of the old print comics that had the biggest influences on us in our early days of comic making... and reminisce about good old fun times reading those great comics like Mad Magazine and what we learned and took away from those experiences in art style, genre, comedy, and writing style.

Episode 123 - Happy Birthday Mr Abt Nihil

Apr 29, 2013

7 likes, 3 comments

This week we interview Leonardo Da Abt Nihil, The Duck's very own renaissance man: Philosopher, scientist, self taught artist and writer, he is a man of many talents and lucky for us he posts the fruits of his labour on our site, many of which have been featured! Abt kindly agreed to be interviewed on his birthday, so Banes and I were finally have to do an in-depth talk with him and find out some of what makes him tick and at the same time celebrate that special day with him. So please listen and enjoy the melefluent tones of Abt's amazing voice and then GO and read some of his comics, especially Bombshell and Holon!

Episode 74 - Genejoke in 3D Part 1

Apr 23, 2012

6 likes, 9 comments

Once again Genejoke is a guest on the Quackcast, but this time Banes is along for the ride as well and what a jolly party we make! The topic of this Quackcast is 3D art as it is used in webcomics. We have contributions from El Cid, House of Muses and of course Genejoke who put this Quackcast together. This is a two parter, just because Genejoke had a whole heap of very informative and interesting points to make about different aspects of 3D art and there was just no way it would only fit in one QC. - no soap again this week because I'm still working on the lyrics of the musical that I've turned it into...

Episode 63 - Working for a living

Feb 7, 2012

7 likes, 16 comments

Dressed in a long, tight fitting sparkly black evening gown and elbow length opera gloves, the lovely Skoolmunkee dashes from the scene of the murder of poor Banes to arrive breathless on the Quackcast set and establish her alibi! This week we talk about what us amateur webcomic artists do to support ourselves, or just in those few brief moments when we're not actually making webcomics, and how that affects, influences and changes our webcomic work. We have many interesting contributions from interesting people! I must once again apologise for the sound quality though, major computer trouble I'm afraid. Episode 63 re-issued! How working life affects webcomicing.

Episode 56 - BASO Profundo Post Feature Interview

Dec 20, 2011

6 likes, 12 comments

This particular Quackcast marks the very first time I've ever interviewed a featured comic creator, just after his feature! Genejoke was kind enough to descend from his palatial Robinson Crusoe style palm tree manor house on the tropical shores of southern Britain, wearing a rumpled cream linen suit and a white panama hat. Sipping a dry Martini in the hot noon sun he slipped on his half coconut headphones and spoke into a conch shell for the interview about his fantastic featured SciFi space opera comic: B.A.S.O - See Genejoke's profile and his stuff here: http://www.drunkduck.com/user/Genejoke


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