August 9th, 2007

cass, can you not

(...) So WRONG. So... NAUGHTY.

This is funny only until you realize *all* of our sexual ideals are impossible. Then it's just kind of depressing.

In vaguely related news, I've been failing at life at an ever-accelerating pace during the last few days. As a self-defeating coping mechanism cop-out anti-stress measure, I read Agent of Atlas (recommended by razorsmile, IIRC). It was a great read, and it has a certain -very appropriate- "old school" feeling that I found enjoyable. Also, I re-read All-Star Superman, which continues to be weird and awesome and, when you think about it, a reasonable extrapolation of what a world with a Superman should look like. But I haven't found any Leo Quintum/Jimmy Olsen fic, and that's just *wrong*.
cass, can you not

Batman Confidential #8

Apologies for the spamming, but Alfred has just made my day:

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I squeed a *lot*. This was near Hypervelocity-level tech talk. Nothing fancy for near-future sci-fi, but compared to most comic book tech, it's gold. And it's Alfred. He has some other great bits, including I'd win the bloody Nobel for it if it wouldn't compromise some of your more sensitive secrets. *hearts* Bruce is great, too; it's the kind of Bruce I really see Ra's calling The Detective, a kick-ass fighter but above everything else an smart man.

If you ask me, Batman Confidential is the true All-Star Batman, a retelling that changes things but leaves them great.