misspygy: Gender Through Comic Books live interview with Scott Snyder “[My sons] are always wanting to play Monster Trucks and Ninjas, and I’m just like, ‘Can’t we write a poem or something?’”
The DC Inferno: Death of the Family: A Shameless... →
lowsodiumsalt: I’m a little ashamed to admit it, but I’m only now getting the chance to actually read the Death of the Family arc. I’m only up to issues #14 but I’m already crushing on Snyder’s writing. I’m falling for him the same way I fell for Morrison: all that pretty figurative language. For example, in… This, 100%.
DC Women Kicking Ass: 700 Marvel Digital Comics... →
dcwomenkickingass: All those teasers around the number one that Marvel has been posting began making sense today following an announcement at SXSW. Right now and through 11PM EST March 12 the company is making 700 first issues of its comics downloadable for free on Comixology and the Marvel Application. I just… ATTENTION ALL AVENGERS FANGIRLS/BOYS WHO HAVE NEVER READ A COMIC BOOK: This...
What you said — that you [wouldn’t kill me] because I’d win — that’s what you...– The Joker, Batman #17 (via aeglyss)
Lovecraft's Favorite Words →
issoylentgreen: This person went through and got word counts for all of Lovecraft’s favorite adjectives. I cannot even express how amusing this is. This is fantastic, although I really would have expected “noxious” to be in there somewhere.
Beneath my grin, though, is just more grin! Ha ha! And beneath that face of...– Batman #17
vincentvangoghfuckyourself: No one ships Batman/Joker harder than Scott Snyder. No one
The Superbowl Commercial That Restored My Faith in... →
In my crazy world, above all others…you were the only one who was the ugliest....– Kaori Yuki (via melomatin)
Another Way To Breathe: Meet The Team: Hulkling →
kierongillen: Teddy is Billy’s boyfriend. Obviously, vice versa is true as well. Teddy is Billy’s boyfriend. They’re going out. That’s how it works. But narratively speaking, Teddy is Billy’s boyfriend. It’s the flip of what I was talking in Billy’s essay. As he increasingly became the lead, that…
meajora: Monthly reminder that if you like Supernatural and still haven’t read Angel Sanctuary, you’re a piece of poop. Amen.
A bunch of blathering about my favorite person →
Batman #16 →
Oh Scott Snyder, you beautiful bastard, you.
Another Way To Breathe: Meet The Team: Marvel Boy →
kierongillen: That’s Noh-Varr to you. That’s Noh-Varr to anyone. I had to start with Marvel Boy lust because of the news that Bowie was returning to the world stage today. He remains Jamie and my primary influence on the character’s visual and mood (specifically, in the Man Who Fell To Earth period,… This is fucking brilliant in every way. Noh-varr as Bowie. NATCH.
Why Kaori Yuki Is My Favourite. →
Pardon my redundancy, but I just re-watched the AS anime, and I feel the need to explain myself. Story > everything
Anonymous asked: try adding Schubert's Trio in E Flat, Opus 100
A playlist for Snyder & Capullo's Batman run.
Because I am a geek and making playlists is part of how I appreciate things. 1. Manic Street Preachers - A Secret Society 2. hide with Spread Beaver - LEATHER FACE 3. Machines of Loving Grace - Golgotha Tenement Blues 4. Toadies - What We Have We Steal 5. Naked City - Labyrinth 6. Graeme Revell - Resurrection 7. Recoil - Stalker 8. The Devastated - Pseudo Smile Campaign 9. Peter Murphy - Twist...
Slightly Translucent When Melty
“Found poetry” formed by lines taken from the Twitter accounts of Simon Spurrier (@sispurrier), Matt Fraction (@mattfraction), and Jhonen Vasquez (@jhonenv). (No copyright infringement intended. If anything, this just proves that you should be following all three gentlemen on Twitter because they are fucking geniuses.) (That being said, if this is offputting to them, I shall delete...
“It seems to me that selectivity, a historically precious and essential element in the great literary process, is disappearing rapidly into Facebook news feeds and Tweets and the endless workshops and slams and literary competitions of our era. “Selectivity… We have quantity, folks, not quality—but what irks me is that so few of the swarms actually buy the damned books, actually...