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It's Only the End if You Want it to Be

Posts tagged writers i love

Jul 31 '14

dcu:

My mom made it for me.

(Source: bionictorch)

Jul 30 '14

(Source: fanbingblink)

Jul 27 '14
alwaysstarwars:

Star Wars: Princess Leia #1 cover art by Terry Dodson
I’m in love with this cover. Totally kickass.  And how great will it be to have a series dealing with Leia’s reaction to the loss of Alderaan?  That’s something the EU never fully explored.  I’m really looking forward to this. 

AND it’s going to be written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Terry Dodson, which is a pretty fantastic creative team if you ask me.

alwaysstarwars:

Star Wars: Princess Leia #1 cover art by Terry Dodson

I’m in love with this cover. Totally kickass.  And how great will it be to have a series dealing with Leia’s reaction to the loss of Alderaan?  That’s something the EU never fully explored.  I’m really looking forward to this. 

AND it’s going to be written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Terry Dodson, which is a pretty fantastic creative team if you ask me.

Jul 25 '14
toalwaysbeme replied to your post:
Okay but what if there were a Team Batgirl book with Oracle calling the shots and Black Bat and Batgirl out in the field (or Nightwing!Steph and Batgirl!Nell yesplease)… that started out as a question but now I just really want that

I’ve spoken about wanting a book like that in the past, actually! Even had conversations with other fans about who should be the theoretical writer/artist for the book. A lot of people tend to go with either Bryan Q. Miller or Gail Simone for writing, but my personal belief tends to be that Cass is a lot harder to get right as a character than Babs or Steph, so I’d rather have a writer who’s proven they can write her well, which neither Miller nor Simone has (and in fact, Miller’s treatment of Cass was pretty dang problematic, though I’m willing to believe there was editorial interference involved.)

My personal choice would be Dylan Horrocks, who had a quite good run on Cass’s Batgirl series and wrote some absolutely fantastic scenes between the three:

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The choice of artist is less tricky as I can think of a bunch who’d do a great job… but as we were discussing the other day, Marcus To needs a project worthy of his talents, and he’s definitely shown he can draw all three of them fantastically:

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So that would be my dream team for the book. :-) Dylan Horrocks as the writer, Marcus To on art.

Jul 20 '14
"If the new movies do contradict my books in some way, I can probably come up with some hand-waving story that will explain the apparent discrepancy. If there’s one thing we authors are good at, it’s hand-waving."
Timothy Zahn, creator of Mara Jade and other Star Wars EU goodness (via nerdyjoy)
Jul 15 '14

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May 25 '14

thehappysorceress:

ravenjustdifferent:

Detective Comics #833

Zatanna & Bruce become acquainted ;)

I loved this - so cute. 

The best part is that this was right after his parents’ death, and Alfred explains at the beginning of this scene that Bruce hasn’t really been happy since they died, and he’d gone off to be off by himself and brood instead of enjoying the party. And when Zatanna first comes up to him, you can tell he’s annoyed and wishes she’d just leave him with his feelings. But by the end of the scene, he’s got a big smile on his face, a real smile - and it might very well be the first time he’s smiled like that since his parents died.

(Source: zatannarataz)

Mar 23 '14

luanna255 asked:

Question for you... have Bruce and Selina ever had a canon hug? Like in the mainverse comics, I mean? Because the only ones that really come to mind are from JLA: The Nail (which was an Elseworld) and a few times in Selina's dreams/imagination. It seems kind of ridiculous to me that there WOULDN'T be a canon moment like that - I know Bruce doesn't have a reputation as Mr. Hugs, and he's not, but he HAS been known to hug the people he's closest to now and then, and I'd count Selina in that group.

thebatandthecat:

Happy to report that yes indeed, they have had a few canon hugs (though canon is a loose term these days!); however, none that I know of in the current DCU, or at least none that I would classify as a hug. 

These are a few I’ve got ( I haven’t included kissy clinches, of which there are many!). Sadly, these hugs were mostly from a long time ago, but it’s all we’ve got. :-/

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Pre-Crisis, Batman #355

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Batman: The Long Halloween

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Batman: Hush – Is this a hug or a full body clinch?

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Catwoman v3 #13 (I count this as a semi-hug, because geebus look at the palpable intimacy in those hands)

Just noticed you’d replied to this! Thanks SO much for taking the time to answer. :-)

Mar 13 '14

cradlerobin:

#dick just flipping flips EVERYWHERE LIKE???? flipping squirrel

!!!!!!!!! This scene is one of my absolute favorites from the comics (it’s from Darwyn Cooke’s DC: The New Frontier - one of the few Elseworld stories, if you can call it that, that I really love), but I’d never seen the animated version!

For reference, here’s the original comic scene:

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For some reason, it’s really hard to find the full thing online, so I thought some of you might not have seen it. As you can see, Dick’s quite the acrobatic little monkey in the original, too! (He’s showing off for Superman. xD)

Overall, I think it looks like they adapted it really well, although I hope they kept in the “We’re just two lost souls who found each other” line. And the sweet goodbye between Bruce and Clark.

I really want to watch the movie now!

(Source: cornflakepizza)

Jan 11 '14
"We have a saying, my people. “Don’t kill if you can wound, don’t wound if you can subdue, don’t subdue if you can pacify and don’t raise your hand at all until you’ve first extended it.”"
Wonder Woman (#25, December ‘08)

(Source: sexplosion)

Oct 1 '13
dynamic-duo-deposit:

Bruce.  Honey.  You are falling to your imminent death.  
Is this really the time to be monologuing about Dick and your love affair with Gotham?
(Batman vol. 2 #11)

In Bruce’s mind, it is always the right time to be monologuing about Gotham. And Dick. In that order.

dynamic-duo-deposit:

Bruce.  Honey.  You are falling to your imminent death.  

Is this really the time to be monologuing about Dick and your love affair with Gotham?

(Batman vol. 2 #11)

In Bruce’s mind, it is always the right time to be monologuing about Gotham. And Dick. In that order.

Sep 16 '13

helenabertinellihuntress:

Hugs all around, everyone.

Aug 27 '13
"…for the contingent out there who sneer at heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman and Captain America, those icons who still, at their core, represent selfless sacrifice for the greater good, and who justify their contempt by saying, oh, it’s so unrealistic, no one would ever be so noble… grow up. Seriously. Cynicism is not maturity, do not mistake the one for the other. If you truly cannot accept a story where someone does the right thing because it’s the right thing to do, that says far more about who you are than these characters."
Aug 26 '13
Am I the only one who, before seeing the full scene, saw this panel posted out of context, saw Barbara’s white long white dress, and thought this was supposed to be Dick and Barbara’s wedding? (On second glance, I did wonder why everyone but Babs would be in costume, but it’s not like there’s no precedent for that. Not that I’m saying anyone should be taking Ollie and Dinah’s wedding as their model.)
… And, while the actual scene is completely lovely on its own merits, part of me is tempted to still pretend it’s Dick and Barbara’s wedding, just ‘cause. Y’know. ;-)

Am I the only one who, before seeing the full scene, saw this panel posted out of context, saw Barbara’s white long white dress, and thought this was supposed to be Dick and Barbara’s wedding? (On second glance, I did wonder why everyone but Babs would be in costume, but it’s not like there’s no precedent for that. Not that I’m saying anyone should be taking Ollie and Dinah’s wedding as their model.)

… And, while the actual scene is completely lovely on its own merits, part of me is tempted to still pretend it’s Dick and Barbara’s wedding, just ‘cause. Y’know. ;-)

(Source: fyeahdickandbabs)

Aug 25 '13

You know the umpteenth reason why I love Li’l Gotham so much? There is just so much Dick/Babs, and it just warms my heart.

But I should clarify, it’s not just there being some kind of romance between Dick and Babs that makes it so special. It’s that it’s Dick/Babs where (a) she’s Oracle, (b) they still have all their pre-reboot friendships and relationships and history intact, and (c) THEY’RE HAPPY. And those are three things I’m starting to believe we might never see again with them in the DCnU.

… In short, I feel like in Li’l Gotham I get to see my Dick and Babs again, and that is just so, so wonderful. <3

(Scenes from Li’l Gotham #1, #7, #10, and #17.)