Happy Birthday Two You

Aug. 22nd, 2017 10:05 pm
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So I guess this being labeled a Two-Face story is a bit of a spoiler but then again the title isn't exactly a subtle one. In addition to the expected character moments I also chose this story for how it depicts Bruce Wayne.

Story under the cut... )

Mod Post: Off-Topic Tuesday

Aug. 22nd, 2017 11:09 am
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In the comments to these weekly posts (and only these posts), it's your chance to go as off topic as you like. Talk about non-comics stuff, thread derail, and just generally chat amongst yourselves.

The apparent perpetrator of the carnage in Barcelona last week has been shot dead.

Steve Bannon departed the White House... I assume someone accidentally broke the chalk pentagram. He now intends to rejoin Breitbart and attack anyone in the current administration he feels isn't right wing enough. The gift that keeps on giving.

P45 has decreed that despite lambasting the previous administration for years over remaining in Afghanistan and campaigning on the principle of withdrawal that no, things are actually a little more complicated than he thought, and he's sending more troops in. That should have some interesting repercussions on his voterbase.

Courts in India have outlawed the Islamic "Triple talq" form of divorce, which allows a man to divorce his wife instantly by repeating the word Talaq "Divorce" three times, either in person, or even by text.

The decision to silence London's Big Ben in the Houses of Parliament for four years whilst essential maintenance takes place has caused a frankly ludicrous amount of Press over here. "The Luftwaffe didn't silence it" "Health and Safety gone mad" etc. etc. It WILL ring on Remembrance Day, and New Years Eve which, if we're honest, were usually the only time non-Londoners listened to it with any actual interest.

Well, the USA had view of a total eclipse, and since no one thought to reunite the missing shard with the Dark Crystal, things are trundling on regardless, and Trump didn't merge with a wise old hippy to become an enlightened superbeing. Better luck next time on that one.

The new series of "The Great British Bake Off" is imminent for those who follow such things.

It's rumoured that Bradley Walsh will be Jodie Whittaker's companion in Doctor Who... which given that Mr Walsh (best known as a gameshow host and light entertainer, but also a character actor) is 57, will make for a rather unusual double act in the TARDIS.

The UK lost Bruce Forsythe, TV entertainer, showman, presenter, and general national treasure for over 75 years, at age 89 and the US lost Jerry Lewis at age 91.

The world also lost science fiction great Brian Aldiss.

Slightly on topic, but the last episode of "The Lightning and the Storm", the podcast about Walt Simonson's seminal Thor run, has an interview with Mr Simonson himself, which is fascinating.

Astro City #45 - "Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes"

Aug. 22nd, 2017 01:18 pm
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We always need new superheroes. But actual new ones, reflecting the modern day, rather than reflecting yesterday. Unless reflecting yesterday is the point of the story. But the idea that we don’t need new superheroes is like not needing new romances or new detectives. The moment you don’t need new characters in genre stories, the genre is as dead as Latin. It’s not a crime that superheroes don’t age, but it’s a problem that superhero series don’t more often age and die and get replaced. Imagine if Kinsey Millhone and V.I. Warshawski and other modern (well, relatively) PIs couldn’t get an audience because Sam Spade and Race Williams were taking up all the shelf space. If you’re writing X-Men and your metaphors are about Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, that’s not all that much more modern than if your metaphors are about the Red Scare and McCarthyism. Ask yourself new questions, and put the results in your stories. Steve Englehart juiced up Captain America by asking what Captain America meant to the early 1970s. What does he mean now? What does Superman represent to the world? How does that, whatever it is, fit into the world today? Same for Batman, same for Wonder Woman. Tell stories you couldn’t tell ten, twenty, fifty years ago. -- Kurt Busiek

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The Wild Storm #6

Aug. 21st, 2017 04:21 pm
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I mean, there were a lot of Wildstorm books. And remember I said it was a pirate ship? The world-building was all over the place. I had to sit down and write a fucking cosmology for this project. Jim Lee made me invent 12,000 years of intergalactic history and I will never forgive him. -- Warren Ellis

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Land of the Lustrous

Aug. 20th, 2017 09:01 pm
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According to Kodansha Comics, this is a series for those who are fans of Steven Universe, so there you go.
Frankly, I say you'll probably like this if you like some abstract stuff.

The first chapter is available to read for free, thus the amount of pages below. Feel free to check them out on the site here though.

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Once upon a time, DC comics understood that comics don't have to be always serious grimdark heavy drama involving lots of gratuitous violence and rape. That was a good thing, but the less serious comics that DC put out weren't always worthwhile. Today it seemed appropriate to post 8/23 pages from issue 117 of the mercifully forgotten "The Adventures of Jerry Lewis" comic, an issue worthy of note today only because it guest starred Wonder Woman in her "mod" phase.


gratuitous sexism and unfunny jokes ahoy )

The past was a different country, one in which it was possible for there to be over 100 issues of a Jerry Lewis comic.

ETA: the last page includes a statement of management and circulation. in 1970, "The Adventures of Jerry Lewis" was selling 175,000 copies every month. Do you think maybe, just maybe, going after ever more grimdark crossover events might have been a mistake on DC's part?

Giving this the crack tag, I guess? And the misogyny tag, because Jerry Lewis.

La semaine de la review

Aug. 20th, 2017 06:51 pm
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...ou "review week" (à ne pas confondre avec la Semaine du Commentaire, qui est française et sur ffnet ;-) )

J'ai vu ça sur tumblr, mais ils encourageaient à faire circuler sur différentes plate-formes. Le but est de faire une review par jour (au moins) pendant la semaine du 20 au 27.

Il y a même des thèmes (optionnels, mais les thèmes me motivent) et des encouragements à faire des recs sur les meilleures.

Voilà les thèmes !

Sunday, August 20th: the most recent fic you read
Monday, August 21st: a fic in your bookmarks or read later (or open tabs, or fic recs, or……)
Tuesday, August 22nd: review something that hasn’t updated in a while
Wednesday, August 23rd: review a short fic
Thursday, August 24th: review a fic with less than ten comments
Friday, August 25th: review something you’ve already reviewed
Saturday, August 26th: review a guilty pleasure fic
Sunday, August 27th (BONUS): review every chapter of a long fic

Ou, en français

Dimanche 20 août : La dernière fic que vous avez lue
Lundi 21 août : Une fic dans vos bookmarks, fics à lire plus tard, onglets ouverts, etc
Mardi 22 août : Une fic qui n'a pas été mise à jour depuis longtemps
Mercredi 23 août : une fic courte
Jeudi 24 août : Une fic avec moins de 10 commentaires
Vendredi 25 août : Une fic que vous avez déjà reviewée
Samedi 26 août : Un plaisir coupable
Dimanche 27 août (bonus) : Chaque chapitre d'une fic longue.

vacation time!

Aug. 20th, 2017 06:09 am
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Going away for two weeks, the first one far away from internet and civilization, the second one at my grandmother's. Hope everything will be allright--just had to turn off anon comments yesterday because some anon troll/bot started spamming my latest entry with random Japanese?
See y'all in a while!

Two Down

Aug. 19th, 2017 07:15 pm
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Continuing Harvey Dent's 75th anniversary I'm going to be posting a few comics featuring Two-Face by Greg Rucka. I don't know if I'd call him the definitive writer for the character but he gets his mindset and has written for him on several occasions. This was first try at the bat so to speak.

Scans under the cut... )

[squee] LastMan, encore et toujours !

Aug. 19th, 2017 10:16 pm
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Je suis irrécupérable~

Cet après-midi au salon-de-thé-à-geeks était organisé un événement cosplay. Il fallait que j'y aille avec une nouvelle version, évidemment. Bonjour je suis déguisé en... personnage déguisé en agent fédéral, parce que j'ai déjà fait sa version de base le mois dernier que je voulais me renouveler un peu et que c'était vache de plus classe même s'il n'est fringué comme ça que dans deux épisodes seulement.

À la suite du Yaoi Day qui s'est prolongé en quinzaine pour moi j'ai pondu 15 drabbles (12 m/m, 1 ace, 1 gen avec un gay et une lesbienne, et 1... m/f canon mais j'aurais juré que ce perso était gay ou ace alors qu'est-ce qu'il fait avec une fille bon sang???.

Et j'ai regardé un nombre délirant de fois la bande-annonce du tome 10. En mettant en pause pour regarder et apprécier chaque image. Ohmondieu.
spoil à tout vat )

spéculations )

J'ai tellement hâte de partir en vacances... et d'en revenir pour pouvoir voir ce qu'il en est !!!

ETA: Hey anon you fuckwad stop spamming this entry and stay the hell away from my journal!

The Legend of Korra - Turf Wars

Aug. 19th, 2017 08:30 pm
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"Avatar: The Last Airbender" and it's sequel "The Legend of Korra" featured some of the best worldbuilding of any cartoon series I've ever seen. The various societies were rich, and complex, and they included their resident elemental powers with creativity and practicality.

One area the cartoon did not expand on was how certain social matters were addressed, and the Korra finale, which showed Korra joining hands with Asami Sato, the woman she loves, as they step into the Spirit World, was positively subversive in showing a blossoming same sex relationship.

Luckily for us.... )

REPOST: Shamrock vs. Arnim Zola

Aug. 19th, 2017 03:03 pm
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This is from MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #24, and an early story by Scott Lobdell with art by Dennis Jensen. Shamrock, aka Molly Fitzgerald, vs. Arnim Zola.
I wanted to repost it since it seems to equate "With great power comes great responsibility" to "Must punch bad guys in the face."

Arnim Headroom? )

Mème à tropes

Aug. 19th, 2017 02:28 pm
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Pris à [livejournal.com profile] jyanadavega.

3 types d'histoires dont je ne me lasserais probablement jamais

* Tension romantique et sexuelle entre ennemis ! Dans un cadre où l'opposition est suffisamment forte pour que maintenir une romance soit difficile (pas de la rivalité sportive, quoi ^^) Souvent ce sont des ex, mais pas forcément.

* Fusion contes de fées. Que ce soit un univers alternatifs complet, ou juste des personnages qui se retrouvent à vivre des événements proches d'un conte de fées.

* Contrôle mental érotique (consensuel ou pas). C'est juste le kink qui marche le mieux sur moi

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