How Much is Just Right when it Comes to Shock Value?

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Aug. 12, 2017



Having decided that shock value is needed in your comic and you must scare, disgust or generally traumatize your audience in some way in order to get the emotional reaction to serve your theme and your subject matter, how do you decide when and where to draw the line? (note ...

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Reintroducing the TOP DRAWER!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2017
tags: The Top Drawer



I'm indulging in what could be a problematic experiment. Bear with me…
In the history of this amazing webcomics hosting community there was a dark and interesting place in time and space, we called it “the Top Drawer”. Think about New York in the 1970s: dangerous, sexy, sleazy, unsafe ...


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Awards Business and Quackup #2 Alternate Ending

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 17, 2017



Niccea would like to get this news cycled around:

From the desk of Niccea:

This year's Drunk Duck Awards needs some help. With a newborn in the house, I don't have the time for a full commitment. At the minimum, I would like someone to manage volunteer recruitment ...





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Yin and Yang – Creation and Deluge: Archetypal Motifs part 3

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, May 6, 2017



Who hasn’t seen this ubiquitous symbol? It’s one of the most typical motifs signifying the balance between opposing forces in the world- but also the ever alternating phases of destruction and creation, of overwhelming overturning of the status quo so the new can be created.

And that is ...



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3rd DD Meetup is on!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 3, 2016



The 3rd DD meetup is NOW, well in only about 3 hours from now. (11am EST, that's New York time)
We'll be using Google hangouts. Bellow are some instructions on how to do that

How to use google hangouts:
First send your google email address (may work with ...





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QUACKCAST 291 - The philosophy and politics of comics

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 4, 2016

LISTEN!
Raphael's School of Athens.

This week's Quackcast is brought to us by Tantz Ariene! Tantz is a very political creature, seeing as she comes from Athens which is pretty much the birthplace of politics AND philosophy, that's hardly surprising. Clever Tantz in her tantzglasses, dudeman Banes ...


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Keeping Things Light

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 9, 2016



This newspost is inspired by ozoneocean’s recent thread and quackcast about evoking emotion. I've recently been struggling with the opposite issue in my own comic. The whole project is really just a light-hearted excuse to draw my favourite things and write odd characters, but it's also held ...

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PLEASE READ: Bug Fixes and New Issues

HippieVan at 12:00AM, May 13, 2016

We are in the process of implementing bug fixes right now! The following bugs have been fixed:

1. When pre-uploaded/queued comics go live on the set date they do not appear in the “recently updated” list, and sometimes have the wrong date.

3. Multiple page/bulk uploader sometimes ends ...



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A Love Affair with the Colour Gray

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, May 9, 2016


Jean Arp, "Untitled (College with Squares Arranged according to the Laws of Chance)". 1917

"In Europe and America, grey is the color most associated with boredom, solitude and emptiness. It is associated with rainy days and winter.“ -Wikipedia ”Grey: Boredom“

Grey is my favorite color“ -Counting Crows ”Mr. Jones“

I ...






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FEATURED CREATOR SPOTLIGHT -> ashtree house

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Feb. 15, 2016



Ashtree house hails from the Great White North as one of Drunk Duck's Canadian ducks. She is best known on the site for creating the webcomic Steel and Manitou, which was featured nearly one year ago on February 18, 2015. Steel and Manitou tells the tale of a young ...

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