What forms of comic adaptations work best?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 4, 2018


(Sponsored Newspost)

Comic books have long been a popular form of media. While their popularity declined slightly in the past, the industry is now more popular than ever. No longer are the comic book characters and story plots exclusive to comic books but have also been used to inspire many ...


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Language Learning through Comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 20, 2017



A little comic by Vasya Lozhkin: “I will take revenge”

Earlier today I was reading this article about an immigrant to Canada who learned English with the help of comics, and who now creates comics himself. It got me to thinking about what a great resource comics are for learning ...



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Quackcast 306 - Culture club

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 17, 2017

LISTEN!

Patriotism, flags, nationalism, religion, politics, national symbols hijacked by racists! These are some of the unique aspects of our cultural identity and national differences we chat about on this quackcast. I was inspired by HippieVan's newspost on Friday (about Cultural identity and how it defines our writing), to ...

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Cultural background and comicking

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 13, 2017



My city had a massive snowfall on Boxing Day this year ā€“ the day after Christmas, for you non-Canadians. Nothing too unusual for a Canadian winter, but even so the city always seems to grind to a halt when it happens. After having a neighbour help him get his car unstuck ...

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A Canadian Tragedy

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 18, 2016



(This one is not comics related).

If you're not Canadian, or spent some time here, it's fairly unlikely that you've heard of the Tragically Hip. It's not impossible, of course, and you may have heard of them recently, with the band going on its farewell tour ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> FOX Academy, The New Breed

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 6, 2016



Silver, the Sean Connery-like James Bond of foxes is last of the old guard in Canada's prime international espionage and intelligence agency. He's a dashing guy, good with a gun and popular with the ladies, but they just don't do things the same way they did back ...

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Celebrating Black History Month: Chuck Clayton joins the Archie Gang

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Feb. 5, 2016



Last year for Black History Month I profiled Black Panther, the first black superhero (see that newspost here). This year Iā€™m sticking with the black comic character theme with a mini-history of Chuck Clayton, one of the first non-white characters in Archie comics.

These days Chuck is an established ...



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Growing Up on Drunk Duck

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 2, 2015


Unfinished Digital Art on a Train Ride
Using ProCreate on iOS with Digital Ink

It is a question that has been asked time and time again: “Why did you select Drunk Duck to host your comic?” The answer used to be so simple, I would respond with how the webcomics ...



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It's campaignin' season!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2015



Usually I try to keep my newsposts geared towards art/writing/comics, but this week I have politics on the brain!

Here in Canada our election is only a month away (October 19, 2015 ā€“ get out and vote, Canadians!). I just spent my evening at a packed little cafe where ...



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IMPORTANT - Server Downtime on Saturday (Also - Happy Canada Day/Fourth of July!)

HippieVan at 12:00AM, July 3, 2015

IMPORTANT:
Ozoneocean is scheduling some server down time for the early hours of Saturday morning LA time
The site should be very quiet then. he needs to shut it down so that he can sort out a cheaper hosting plan with our server host.
It shouldn't take more than ...


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