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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QUACKCAST 294 - Costume cast: Addams family

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 25, 2016

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Image by Ozoneocean

For Quackcast 294 we all dressed up as members of the Addams Family! Me as Gomez, Banes as Cousin It, Tantz as Morticia, and Pit Joan D'eath. We had a great time and you'll be able to see us all on video!
The theme ...



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Drunk Duck Awards Week One Results!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Oct. 24, 2016



BEST BACKGROUND ART


Winner: Cochlea and Eustachia by hansrickheit
Presentation by Banes

BEST ANTHROPOMORPHIC COMIC


Winner: Bunny Comic by dustmeat
Presentation by El Cid

BEST ACTION WITHIN A COMIC


Winner: Putrid Meat by PIT_FACE
Presentation by KimLuster

BEST ADVENTURE COMIC


Winner: Mindfold by fallopiancrusader
Presentation by Genejoke

BEST ALL AGES ...

























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Character and subtext in horror

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 20, 2016



The Drunk Duck Awards, 2016 are underway! Check 'em out here:
http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/Drunk_Duck_Awards_2016/

In the movie “The Innkeepers”, two clerks in an allegedly haunted hotel work on the last night before the place closes down. They deal with some odd final guests, both human and otherwise (maybe ...




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QUACKCAST 293 - THE BURBS DVD commentary

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Oct. 18, 2016

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The Burbs video cover

In this happy season of October we come to that time of year again when Banes starts to get excited by Halloween! This year his idea was for us all to do a real time DVD commentary for The Burbs, that great comedy horror film ...


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Horror and Comedy: True Bedfellows

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 6, 2016




I have a high interest in comedy. Writing and drawing it, reading and watching it, studying and cuddling it.

Trying to be funny is a way of life for me. When I have the time, I want to bury myself in trying to be funny in my comics as often ...




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FEATURED COMIC ----- The Epic Of Blitzov

Genejoke at 12:00AM, Sept. 28, 2016



Welcome to this week's featured comic.

The epic of Blitzov is, shock horror, the tale of Blitzov a warrior and Explorer who resides in a settlement called Bunkeria.
Bunkeria is a seemingly dangerous place filled with distinct characters such as the doctor, a nihilistic surgeon with a fascination with ...




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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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QUACKCAST 285 - Ride the wave of the Anti-heroes

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 23, 2016

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Art by Ozoneocean

Comedy anti-heroes are a great deal of fun. My faves are characters like Tankgirl and Flashman; they can be selfish, greedy, violent, lustful, out for their own needs first but they still manage to do the “right” thing and vanquish the bad guy along the way ...


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Tales of a Pokemon GO! Trainer

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 22, 2016



It was a blisteringly hot Thursday morning when my nine-year-old pupil pulled out a cell phone and opened an app saying, “There is a Ponyta in the area!” Having grown up in a Pokemon World, and knowing a good chunk of the original 151 pokemon, I said, “Wait, don't ...

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