Dialogue is a Paintbrush

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, March 11, 2017



In any work of art where storytelling is concerned, dialogue (should) play a central part. The relatability of the characters hinges on how they behave, and a lot of that behavior is verbal, especially in movies, theatre and comics (but also books. And everything else.)

So how do we create ...



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FEATURED COMIC -> My Pet Succubus

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 4, 2017



Witch Natasha gathers her ingredients, makes all the right preparations, chants the dark magic words and… nothing. She tries again and then notices a perky young lady behind her. Young, happy-go-lucky, naive Giselle isn't quite the succubus Natasha had in mind when she decided to summon a demon! My ...

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The Table Scene

Tantz_Aerine at 7:01AM, Dec. 3, 2016



It’s the ultimate horror.
You are trapped with your very own demons.
You cannot escape- you will not be excused.
You will need to look at them, as they look back at you, and do a reckoning.

At least until dessert.

In my opinion, in all creative writing/art ...








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Metaphorror

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 27, 2016



METAPHORROR

Hey, they're always tellin' me to recycle!

Last Halloween I did a breakdown of four categories of horror. So I've repurposed it here, images and all, to talk about the metaphorical nature of horror.

Horror is perfect for metaphor and allegory. In fact, a horror story is ...







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Swearing in Comics

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Oct. 22, 2016


art by Hergé, of course

Hello, hello!
Before I begin my ramblings, may I remind you that the DD Awards are currently being served?

What's that you say? I just did?

Awesome!

F*cking awesome!

How did my “awesome!” change for you with the swear word, if at all ...











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A Nearly Perfect Sunset at the End of an Imperfect Day

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 18, 2016


-image taken by kawaiidaigakusei-

I am not a perfectionist in any sense of the word. I have been asked by strangers in passing if I was a perfectionist to which I replied, “The architecture in my university was built under the notion that only ‘God can make something that is ...


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Quackcast 279 - Meet the Mutants!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, July 12, 2016

LISTEN!
Art by Ozoneocean

Our very own heavily mutated Pitface put up a guest post about her fellow mutants, filling in for HippieVan while Hippy is away fighting the mutants in Japan wearing a tie-dyed sailor suit and riding a Volkswagen battle mecha, as you do in Japan… anyway, as ...


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FEATURED COMIC --> Urthe

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 6, 2016



Owen has just returned home from fighting in a war after being away for many years. All he wants to do when he gets back is cuddle up with his wife, Lily, and whisper sweet nothings into her ear. His lovely wifey is about to send some chills up his ...

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Wounded

Banes at 12:00AM, June 23, 2016



I was just watching Midnight Run.

Actually, I haven't watched it in almost a year, if I'm being honest. But I was just THINKING about it. One of the all time great movies. A perfect movie.

I sometimes wondered if there would ever be a sequel to it ...





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FEATURED COMIC --> CTV ReVamped

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 23, 2016



Welcome to the wonderfully creepy forest of Kellwood, a dank, yet cosy place, home to some very unusual inhabitants of the creepy yet deliciously cute kind… demons, vampires, werewolves and more! Poor Menu is a werewolf with no life skills who's starving, his only asset is an amazingly fantastic ...

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