Episode 193 - Representing inner turmoil in comics

Nov 17, 2014

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.

Topics and Show Notes

Topics and Show Notes:

Featured comic:
Perry Penguin - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Perry_Penguin/ />
HippieVan's article that we based the Quackcast on -
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2014/oct/16/friday-newspost-inner-turmoil-in-comics/ />
Quackcast Links:
The Preacher by Garth Ennis -
http://www.amazon.com/Preacher-Book-One-Garth-Ennis/dp/1401240453 />I Feel Sick by Jhonen Vasquez - http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1375054.I_Feel_Sick_1 />Spawn by Todd McFarlane - http://www.amazon.com/Spawn-Origins-Vol-TP-Collection/dp/160706071X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1416216744&sr=1-1&keywords=spawn />Next town over, a steampunk Western - http://www.nexttownover.net/ />An Issue of High Duress - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3x59Ui_9-M&feature=youtu.be />Melody and macabre - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Melody_and_Macabre/ />Cyclops Retribution - http://www.amazon.com/Cyclops-Retribution-Bob-Harris/dp/B003SKUO9G/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1416217075&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=Cyclops%3A+Retribution+%231 />Peanuts - http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Peanuts-1991-1994-Box-Set/dp/1606997742/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1416217164&sr=1-1&keywords=peanuts />
Special thanks to:
Our OMO, or "One Man Orchestra", Gunwallace -
http://www.virtuallycomics.com />The Hilarious and handsome Banes - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes />Beautiful and intelligent Tantz Aerine - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Without_Moonlight/ />Fierce and alluring PitFace - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE/ />Incisive and brilliant kawaiidaigakusei - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/kawaiidaigakusei/ />
The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Chevalier -
http://theduckwebcomics.com/Chevalier/ Coydog!

Episode 171 - Let's do the timecast again!

Jun 16, 2014

5 likes, 4 comments

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!


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