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 171 - Let's do the timecast again!

Jun 16, 2014

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Hello! This is Banes from the future. I've come back to warn you of a grim, grim fate that awaits us all. Please go back in time and contribute to the Quackcast on the subject of time travel. Last time, you didn't contribute and it DESTROYED THE DAMNED WORLD! We can't allow this to happen again. This Dystopia is a true horror. All the toilets operate backwards. A nightmare! We asked people what they thought of the mind-bending story device of time travel, what variations of time travel stories they liked, what variations they disliked, or weather they dislike Time travel altogether (some people do). We also wanted to know their favourite time travel stories (or experiences, if they happened to be a real time traveller), what movies, books, comics, songs, or whatevers about time travel did they like, dislike, and why? We had some good contributions on this fave story theme and it also gave us a chance to chat about some of the great time travel stories in pop-culture that abound!

Episode 167 - Anatomy of a Villain

May 19, 2014

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Today we talk about villians! Kawaiidaigakusei made a newspost about villains that generated quite a bit of interest so Banes and I had her on to chat about them and read out some of the things our community members had to say. Kawaii can introduce the topic in her own words: I used to take the side of the cheerful, positive, and heroic protagonist in films and comics when I was much younger. As I got older, I wised up to the idea that being a protagonist is relative to biases of the storyteller. Now I rewatch those same films with a renewed perspective of what constitutes “good” and “bad”. Lately, I have been finding that more and more, I am a fan of villains. I believe the reason we are seasoned to differentiate heroes and villains at a young age is to train our super-ego about rules and societal expectations. It teaches every Goffus that they should aspire to be more like Gallant. But living a hero's lifestyle by-the-book can be as boring as vanilla. For the record, I love vanilla, it is GOOD, but it does not make it any less boring. Emulating the characteristics of a supervillain feeds our id. It just feels good to break the rules. Give villains a chance. Afterall, without a villain, there would be no need for a hero.

Episode 161 - The Gravy Train to the Stars

Apr 7, 2014

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We join our heroes attempting an ill-conceived hiking holiday on the surface of the sun... While they're getting over their stupidity let's talk about Quackcast 161! We asked people to contribute their own notions about what's cool and interesting in SciFi, as well as what they don' like and what they do not think works well. We had so many great contributions that we decided to split it into two parts, so you'll be able to catch another instalment of our space faring heroics!

Episode 158 - A Very Modern Modest Medusa: Part 2

Mar 17, 2014

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In the second part of our interview with Jake Richmond of Modest Medusa Banes and I discuss with him topics like the use of gradients in comic art, background details, simplifying your artwork, cell shading, and the perils of covering up art with speech bubbles! This was not originally intended as a two parter but we chatted on with Jake after the Quackcast was over and he was so interesting, insightful, and on-topic that we didn't want to waste any of the chat we had with him.

Episode 157 - A very modern Modest Medusa

Mar 11, 2014

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Banes returns to the Quackcast to join me on another interview with Jake Richmond of the very popular Modest Medusa! This time we get to find out more about Jake's comic making technique, his writing style, character creation, colour technique, drawing materials, programs and his whole work flow. I had wanted to get into this last time as well on Quackcast 155 but we had a great chat about the things you can do to make money from your webcomics instead. So now we get a full picture of what goes into the making of Modest Medusa! For example; did you know it's all drawn on paper and scanned? Neither did I! This is part one, part two will come out next week. Stay tuned!

Episode 145 - The Third Duck, 2013 DD Radio Play

Dec 11, 2013

10 likes, 15 comments

Finally! The 2013 DD Radio play is complete! It was a long time in coming but it's out now and still within 2013, despite everything that has happened. The radio plays were started by Ayesinback and have been going for 3 years now, begining with The Karaoke Caper, then last year it was The Duck Always Quacks Twice, and now this year we're proud to bring you The Third Duck! Many great people contributed towards this, our voice actors, producers, writer and musician... and let's not forget all the great comic artists who did the lovely illustrated version! So please enjoy our radio play. -The first one was written by Ally Heart*

Episode 141 - The Gullas and Banes are BastardsCast

Nov 11, 2013

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The Gullas and Banes are BastardsCast is brought to you by the Solid Gold Dancers! Check out those costumes... nice! Well now that's over, let's introduce Quackcast 141. Skyfox Kawaiidaigakusei, Master Banes, and Captain Ozone come together to chat about this week's comic feature which is The Devon Legacy, then they go on to chat about what Kawaiidaigakusei will be doing for DD as our new featurer and Monday Newsposter. They also wax nostalgic on the history of The Duck, possible improvements, then get back on track and chat to Kawaiidaigakusei about comic featuring qualifications... and finally just chat about DD stuff in general. Next week: Drawing on mobile devices! Apps, apps, apps!!!!!


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