isabelthespy:probably my favorite scene was when natasha and steve are in the car. u kno what i mean. bros being bros! when are they gonna release a marvel movie that’s just 100% bro time, zero percent sad stuff. marvel universe: friends forever. would be here for that.
I think about this ALL THE TIME. I remember the New Avengers annual where it was basically just “OK, Luke and Jessica are getting married and everyone’s moving into Avengers Mansion, let’s just watch them all interact!” And I was like “WHY AREN’T ALL COMIC BOOKS LIKE THIS”
Superhero comic as hang-out sitcom is the only good kind of superhero comic. (So the Giffen-DeMatteis Justice League, basically.)
Gaby. Nebaj, Quiché. Guatemala.
Calonge, “No habrá próxima vez” (there won’t be a next time) in El Víbora, 1986. A riff on the infamous, then-suppressed Mickey-attempts-suicide comic strips from the 1930s by Floyd Gottfredson (they’re in the first volume of the current Fantagraphics reprint), with the opening panel a reference to some of the self-mutilation body-horror comics Calonge had been drawing around that time. He would successfully kill himself in 1988.
The punchline is “next time I’ll try using Raid.”
Calonge, El Víbora cover, 1986.
Martí, drawing in El Víbora, mid-80s.
Carl Barks didn’t publish his first comics story until he was forty years old.
Was just told I look like someone in a viral video on Buzzfeed by a suburban grandmother. Time to shut the Internet down and start over again somewhere else.
How to Deal With Professional Jealousy: A Primer -
One day in your life, or perhaps every day, you will discover that someone has succeeded in the exact avenue in which you desire to succeed. Said usurper of your dreams might be a friend or a nemesis; perhaps they are a ghost who lives inside Twitter making up facts about themselves designed…
Tumblr, WHY would you unfollow andrewtsks? Jesus.
Anonymous asked: what conditions would have to be in place for you to feel comfortable with accepting a sincere compliment?
That I know and trust the judgment of the person offering it. Also, try complimenting me outside of a forum where any response is necessarily a performance; anon love carries exactly as much weight as anon hate.
Kim (Joaquim Aubert Puigarmau), drawing in El Víbora, mid-1980s.
Anonymous asked: Your thoroughness and rigour about topics that you dig into is something I really admire, and I only say it "secretly" because I'm embarrassed I get by so much on bluff.
Thanks for this. One of the reasons I’ve almost entirely stopped attempting to write for publication is that I was becoming depressed by how much bluffing I was doing as a matter of course. I’ve always bluffed to one degree or another — I’m a generalist, it comes with the territory — but my ability to keep bluffing was overwhelmed by the amount of opinions I was being asked (if only by myself) to have.
So let’s see what being a specialist is like.