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y body craves for the touch of mashed potatoes, the soft white flesh of the vegetable sliding over my body. i havent slept in fifteen days. only the beautiful rapturous gooey white semi solid plant matter inspires me to continue living. sometimes i like to imagine that the mashed potatoes have accepted me as their loving partner. oh can i dream.
Always happy to see Twin Peaks on my dash. Audrey was my style icon (and major crush) when I was 19. I’ve been reminded of how much I love this blouse. I would buy it in 2 seconds if someone reproduced it. Somebody get on that, please.
a special message for a very special someone
dont you dare think
for even a second
that nobody saw you
when you decided this waS AN ACCEPTABLE WAY TO PARK YOUR VEHICLE BECAUSE I SAW IT OKAY I FUCKING SAW IT YOUR CRAPPY PARKING JOB IS ON GOOGLE MAPS IN FRONT OF THE ENTIRE WORLD
Mark Millar, when asked about the many depictions of rape in his comics, said simply: I don’t really think it matters.
I don’t even…
Mark Millar sucks goats and the above is one of the many reason why.
I still remember reading his run on The Authority, where in the very first arc, Apollo (gay Superman)* gets raped by one the new bad guys during their first fight, I guess to show how very evil these new character are. So in the final fight, Midnighter (gay Batman)* gleefully revenge rapes the bad guy with a huge power tool (I think a drill?).
I gave up on the book during the Transfer of Power arc, where Shen was brainwashed into being the subservient wife of a powerful man and was being belittled by her “husband”. Reading that bit, I had a moment of, “What the fuck?” Why was I reading something that treated the homosexual (mostly Apollo) and female characters so horribly, and making me feel like shit after reading it?
Being a dumb teenager back then, I didn’t really keep track of writers, so I also bought Wanted and a whole bunch of his other stuff before growing up and realising how terrible his writing really was.
*If I remember correctly, Apollo and Midnighter got huge press for being a homosexual superhero couple during Ellis’s run on The Authority, and it was pretty obvious they were a Superman and Batman analogy (and I think that was mentioned in those articles, but I’m not 100% certain. My google-fu is poor today and I can’t find any articles from back then). So what’s the first thing Millar does when he gets his hands on gay Superman and Batman? Superman gets raped.
Oh my god, really? urgh
Also “I don’t think rape is that big a deal, which is why I use it as a major plot device” is a bit of a bullshit implication.
Mark Miller has the mindset of a highschooler. Blood, guts, swears, rape, pop culture, he really is a shallow writer.
I mean, even when I read Civil War for the first time, throwaway lines about Lindsey Lohan and Paris Hilton just made me roll my eyes.
He’s the Michael Bay of Comics, which is an insult to Michael Bay cause at least he didn’t put rape in the Transformers movies (As far as I know).
We’re talking about the writer who:
- Had the villain in Kickass 2 shoot children right before he rapes Kickass’s girlfriend.
- Has a book called Nemesis, where the villain kidnaps the police chief’s children, forces the gay son to have sex with her sister, and impregnate her, and they can abort the baby because “her womb is booby trapped and removing the baby would prevent her from ever having children again.” Did I mention that this is the last time we ever get a mention of these characters? Because we have to be AMAZED at how badass the villain is the whole time.
Seriously, Millar is immature and stuck in a high school mindset. Which sadly equals huge sales. >:(
This reminds me of the first volume of Ultimates that he wrote, which was the only one I read. In the book, Betty Ross has broken up with perpetual Nice Guy Bruce Banner. We’re clearly meant to see Betty as an emasculating bitch, constantly rebuffing Bruce’s attempts to repair a relationship that Betty has clearly stated she does not want. When Betty goes out on a date, Bruce hulks out and goes after her, tries to kill her date, and repeatedly threatens to rape her. Like, he chases her around the city. The Ultimates are the only thing standing between Betty and a giant rape monster. And to make matters worse, after Bruce is defeated and returned to human form, Betty has a discussion with someone (Fury, maybe, I don’t quite recall) about how maybe she could have avoided all of this mess if she had just been nicer to him. It was disgusting, victim blaming bullshit. So, seriously, fuck Mark Millar.
I’m totally late to this party but Mark Millar is a piece of shit
The second THANOS AND DARKSEID: CARPOOL BUDDIES OF DOOM. Guest starring: Doctor Doom!
Written by Justin Jordan (who has a new issue of Green Lantern: New Guardians coming out this Wednesday and has a new series, Dead Body Road, coming out in December) and drawn by Rafer Roberts (who is currently making Plastic Farm and Nightmare the Rat comics).
You can read the first Thanos and Darkseid here.
Avengers + X-men # 06
omfg. that’s it.
jumping ship to marvel.
it’s about time i catch up with tony, anyway.