Bookending

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 15, 2016



A story can be strengthened by coordinating the first and final images in some way.

It's not a hard and fast rule; it's not a rule at all. But it can be worth trying out in your writing!

The movie Halloween (there it is! I had to start ...





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Backgrounds, part 2: Familiar Locations

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Aug. 26, 2016



Last week, I wrote about my attempts to put more effort into drawing backgrounds. A few people in the comments brought up the settings that they draw repeatedly for their comics.

Planning

My main character is a wanderer, so there aren’t a ton of repeat locations in my comic ...





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Do You See the Kind of Shape I'm In?

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 24, 2015



CHARACTER SHAPES
I've never consciously designed characters this way, but I recently remembered hearing about this notion some time ago, on the dvd special features for an animated something-or-other.
Characters derived from basic shapes can give a very strong impression of their basic personality type. This can help the ...



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Directing Action in Comic Scripts

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 11, 2015



I usually write comic scripts with a pretty specific idea of what each panel will look like when drawn: the setting, who’s doing what, facial expressions, and so on. What I almost never do is write any of that down. Except for specific actions that characters have to respond ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Cogs and Claws

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 19, 2015



Cogs and Claws is a surreal odyssey for your imagination.

In the opening sequence, a giant flounder emerges from an underwater pod and boards a space shuttle submerged in water. Soon thereafter, the shuttle is blasted into space where it joins several other spacecrafts driven by various anthropomorphic creatures.

This ...





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THURSDAY'S FEATURE --> Crossoverkill

ozoneocean at 12:42AM, Nov. 4, 2010



Crossoverkill is a team effort by many of webcomics authors featuring characters from Bad Guy High, Energize, Fusion, Valkyrie Yuuki, Majestic Knight, Magellan, and Mindmistress. This is a fantastic community project comic produced by many members of our community here at DD as well as some other great webcomic artists ...

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Okay guys! I hope you have your special EXCITEMENT PANTS on...

skoolmunkee at 12:13PM, Oct. 1, 2010

…because today's news is PRETTY EXCITING!

I wear my excitement pants every day.



Mafia XXXV: Babes, Booze, and Bullets is taking signups! Looks like a good ol' prohibition-style gangster fun time! You know the drill - SO SIGN UP ALREADY!


CROSS WORLDS NEXXUS by shaneronzio hits 1400 pages today! 1400 ...








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Monday's Feature- London Underworld!

skoolmunkee at 1:02AM, March 30, 2009



Amelia is a rather unladylike lady, stifled by Victorian society, whose primary source of entertainment is consorting with low criminals and swindling her peers out of as much of their money as she can. She cannot abide her uncle, the family patriach (a boor and a great one for rules ...

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Minor site glitch - users/comics access problems

SpANG at 3:40PM, July 31, 2008

Hey everyone. There seems to have been a minor problem with DD, causing some users to have the wrong security settings.

We think we have it all straightened out, but there may be some Moderators out there without Moderator access, some users may have PQs restricted, frozen comics, etc.

POST ...



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