May 6, 2013
With ozoneocean away having fun this week, it falls to Banes and skoolmunkee to pick up the slack! Our chosen topic is "Challenges" - those longer-term thematic projects you see around, meant to get you off your drawing/writing duff and doing stuff that makes you better. They can be fun though! From the simple DeviantArt meme sheet to the gruelling Pokemonathon, we mention all kinds (although I'm not sure we mention sixty different ones...) for drawing, writing, and even a few for comic-making. Some are more famous than others, and some you might even just make up on your own! We do agree it's more fun to do them with other people, though. Don't forget you can find lots/get good ideas by searching for a likely challenge and adding 'tumblr' to the search.
Topics and Show Notes
My Friend Fear the Monster - http://www.drunkduck.com/My_Friend_Fear_the_Monster/
There's no way we can include links to all the things we mention, so here are some of the more notable ones!
A sampling of DeviantArt art memes: http://karlmac.com/2011/09/top-10-deviantart-memes-that-will-improve-your-drawing-skills/
/>Monster Girls: http://fuckyeahmonstergirls.tumblr.com
/>Yuko Ota and Ananth's Exquisite Beast: http://exquisitebeast.tumblr.com/
/>Dave Shabet's 3-Color Critters: http://3colorcritters.tumblr.com/
/>The Pokemonathon: http://pkmnathon.tumblr.com/
/>Photo Challenge UK: http://www.photo-challenge.co.uk/
/>Story idea generator: http://www.seventhsanctum.com/
/>Example 30-day creative writing challenge: http://mycreativewritingchallenge.tumblr.com/post/16858313832/30-day-creative-writing-challenge
/>Nedroid's 200 Bad Comics: http://www.nedroid.com/bcpage1.html
/>Kate Beaton's book cover comics: http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=242
Apr 2, 2012
This is the 4th and last of Banes' screenwriting tutorials. We round up here with the final two story genres; "Superhero" and "Institutionalised", rounded out with some more useful time and tricks on writing in general! This series has been part of the Quackcast screenwriting month, beginning with Quackcast 68 and ending with Quackcast 71. Aaaaand we also have all the voice tryouts for the aspiring actors that want to be a part of the 2012 DD radio play! We'd love you to vote on your faves for each role- just write down the number you like for each and email your vote to firstname.lastname@example.org, or PQ them to http://www.drunkduck.com/quack/compose/?user=ayesinback or just write it here in the QC comments!
Mar 12, 2012
This marks the beginning of our story writing month! We're focusing exclusively and intensively on the art of writing, following on naturally from Kroatz's clever take on the concept of the monomyth. Bane's special interest and expertise is in scriptwriting, particularly movie screenwriting, so this is the approach we're taking. Screenwriting translates perfectly to comics even more than it does to novel writing or play-writing so hopefully this should come in handy to our webcomicing writers out there! First up we begin with an outline of general story structure, then move on to an explanation of some of the different TYPES of story.
Nov 8, 2011
A broad yet tasteful, classy and highly discrete discussion about the wonderful and disturbing world of lewd, lascivious adult webcomics.
Sep 13, 2011
In this extra-ordinary length podcast about extra-ordinary webcomics, skoolmunkee and ozoneocean talk about how media, format, topic (and other features) may factor into whether a comic is "traditional" or not. And some of their favorite examples!
Sep 6, 2011
ozoneocean had big plans for his trip to San Diego Comic Con to promote his comic, which basically went completely wrong in almost every way possible. He tells his story and what he did to try and recover. What could go wrong for you and what would you do?