Episode 212 - Gateway Comics

Mar 30, 2015

Tantz Aerine, Pit Face and Abt Nhil join Banes and Ozone to discuss the kinds of comics that are good intros into the medium for people who aren't into them: Gateway comics! You know the sorts of people; "Comics are for kids", that sort of thing. Well the idea here is to show them different! What comics would convince someone to give the medium a second glance? What comic or strategy could possibly convent people to the glorious cause of comics? Tantz, Pit, and Abt tell us what they think, we also read what HippieVan suggests (the topic creator), and the people who contributed to HippieVan's original newspost.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and Show Notes:

Featured comic:
A REASONABLE CASE - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/A_REASONABLE_CASE/ />
Comics for anti-comic people:
Based on HipieVan's newspost -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2015/feb/19/comics-for-anti-comic-people/ />
Comic Links:
Uzumaki -
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/NightmareFuel/JunjiIto />Hark a vagrant - http://www.harkavagrant.com/ />A Cartoon History of The Universe - http://amzn.com/0385265204 />Guy Delisle's travelogues - http://www.guydelisle.com/english/index_en.html />V for Vendetta - http://amzn.com/140120841X />Will Eisner's A Contract with God - http://amzn.com/0393061051 />Maus - http://amzn.com/0394747232 />habibi - http://www.habibibook.com/ />Political comics in Greece - http://www.arkas.gr/index.php/gr/8 />
Contributions from:
KimLuster -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/KimLuster />Ironscarf - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Ironscarf />HippieVan - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/HippieVan />tupapayon - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/tupapayon />
Special thanks to:
Our band leader, Gunwallace -
http://www.virtuallycomics.com />Funniest guy on the web, Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes/ />Intellectual superstar, Tantz Aerine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Brave_Resistance/ />Heaviest rocker this side of anywhere, Pit Face - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE />Philosophical mastermind, Abt Nihil - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Abt_Nihil/ />
The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Andee Candy -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Andee_Candy/ by AndeeCandy.

Episode 193 - Representing inner turmoil in comics

Nov 17, 2014

4 likes, 4 comments

The idea for this Quackcast came from a newspost by HippieVan. She had just read a comic version of Frankenstein and was disappointed at the simplistic way that the character's inner turmoil was rendered. She wondered about the different ways that "inner turmoil" is portrayed in comics. The lovely and highly intellectual duo of Tantz Aerine and Pitface join Banes and I to discuss farts... and after that we tackle the subject of portraying inner turmoil in comics. Each person brought some rather interesting examples to the table, and we all talked about the many different ways such internal emotional and intellectual changes can be visually depicted on the page for the reader without being stupidly obvious about it.

Episode 189 - It's YOUR CHOICE...

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6 likes, 6 comments

It's YOUR CHOICE people, that's the name of the ongoing conic by VinMas who we interviewed on this week's Quackcast! YOUR CHOICE is an interesting comic, both in style and the way it's created; it's a real testemant to physical, hands-on arting about, drawn with pens, pencils, coloured markers, paints etc and collaged over magazine and TV screen images; story and plot are dictated by the whims of fans in its own facebook community, and numerous elements such as characters and situations are drawn from pop culture. VinoMas talks to us about this interesting webcomic project which is a cross between TV soap opera and Postmodern fine art!

Episode 148 - Welcome back for 2014

Jan 6, 2014

4 likes, 5 comments

What I did on my holidays... Banes and Ozoneocean are back for the new year! Happy new year everybody! Banes and Ozone chat about all the non-comic stuff they did over the new years break, just a lot of general banter, jokes, and back and forth, talking about stuff we felt was cool and fun over that time. The kind of stuff you do over the holidays!

Episode 140 - Ducks of future past, episode ZERO

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4 likes, 8 comments

Big changes are coming! In this Quackcast we talk about what happened to the duck, what's happening now and what we're trying to make happen in the future. Banes and I chat about all this stuff. Some the most important aspects we mention are the new current domain name for the site http://www.theduckwebcomics.com, a possible name change for the Quackcast, the help from JustNoPoint and ComicRocket in getting us online again, new helpers coming along to do things like features (kawaiidaigakusei replaces Skool in doing features), and all sorts of bug fixes and new features for the site now a real possibility. Then we get onto a lighter note with a discussion about some Superhero movies and cool Anime series.

Episode 128 - Ozone and Banes Print Comic Origins

Jun 3, 2013

6 likes, 3 comments

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.


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