Dec 14, 2014
Carrying on from last weeks Quackcast inspired by Kawaiidaigakusei's Thoughtful newspost article "An Ode to Sidekicks", this time the DD community weighs in on the subject and they give us their wise, educated and highly considered expert opinions on the subject of the sidekick in stories! Again Kawaii joins Banes and I, but this time she practices her amazing talent for amusing voices, so for the first time since Skoolmunkee there's someone other than Banes and I doing a voice. Rachel Maddow drops in and even Matt Foley to tell us about his VAN down by the RIVER! All in all what people have to say about the different aspects of sidekicks in fiction is really quite interesting, have a listen and see! Oh, and Gunwallace's epic theme for Harkovast is fantastic, I can't wait for a Peter Jackson Movie adaptation!
Topics and Show Notes
Topics and Show Notes:
Hard Luck Comics - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/HardLuckComics/
Inspired by Kawaii's newspost:
An Ode to Sidekicks - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2014/nov/17/an-ode-to-sidekicks/
/>Our contributions thread - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/176726/
Boy wonder Kroatz - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Kroatz/
/>Bravo-girl - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/bravo1102/
/>KimLuster-woman - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/KimLuster/
/>Tupapayon-Scrappydoo - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/tupapayon/
/>Dr Usedbooks Watson - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/usedbooks/
/>Hey now, Gunwallace Kingsley - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Gunwallace/
Special thanks to:
Official DD composer Gunwallace - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
/>Banes in a VAN down by the RIVER - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Banes
/>Kawaiidaigakusei Maddow - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/kawaiidaigakusei/
The theme song by Gunwallace this week was for:
Harkovast - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Harkovast/ by Harkovast!
Nov 30, 2014
The topic of the Quackcast was inspired by Kawaiidaigakusei's Thoughtful newspost article "An Ode to Sidekicks" that examined the varied subject of The Sidekick. She was inspired by Geoff Peterson, the much loved animated skeleton on the Craig Ferguson show and she went on to examine some sidekick types using DD comics as examples. In our Sidekick-cast we cast the net a bit wider. We try and have a chat about all the different types of sidekicks we can think about (and there are a LOT); sidekicks in books, films, comics, talkshows... Heroic sidekicks, villain sidekicks, lackeys, lieutenants, backups, stand-ins, partners and all the various types in between and beyond! We mentions such obvious luminaries such as Dynomutt, Scoobydoo, Scrappy Doo, Dr Watson, Robin, a swathe of Dr Who Companions, and more! Banes is hilarious, Kawaii is insightful, Ozoneocean is opinionated ad boorish.