Land of the Lustrous

Aug. 20th, 2017 09:01 pm[personal profile] informationgeek posting in [community profile] scans_daily
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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.

Read More... )
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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.

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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.
badly_knitted: (Dee & Ryo black & white)
 




Title: Not A Killer
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: Ryo, Leo Grant.
Rating: PG
Setting: Vol. 5, Act 14.
Summary: Leo Grant is a stone cold killer, but Ryo could never be like that.
Written Using: The dw100 prompt ‘Hate’.
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.
A/N: This one’s a drabble and a half, 150 words.




Not A Killer... )

Double Drabble: New Life

Aug. 20th, 2017 04:23 pm[personal profile] badly_knitted
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Title: New Life
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: Jack, Ianto, Owen, Rhys, Tosh, OCs
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 461: Report/Reporter at [community profile] tw100.
Spoilers: Nada.
Summary: The team and Rhys bear witness to the miracle of life.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: This one’s a double drabble.




New Life... )
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I mean, you could do the plural that way too, but I suppose it would imply Sandra has a very particular name kink.

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Two Down

Aug. 19th, 2017 07:15 pm[personal profile] cyberghostface posting in [community profile] scans_daily
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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... )

The Legend of Korra - Turf Wars

Aug. 19th, 2017 08:30 pm[personal profile] icon_uk posting in [community profile] scans_daily
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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.... )
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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? )
badly_knitted: (Dee & Ryo black & white)
 




Title: Holding On To Dreams
Fandom: FAKE
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: JJ, Dee, Ryo.
Rating: PG
Setting: Sometime during the manga.
Summary: JJ has loved Dee for so long that he can’t bring himself to give up the dream of one day winning his heart.
Word Count: 362
Written For: My own prompt ‘FAKE, JJ, He'd give his life for Dee if he'd just ask,’ at [community profile] fic_promptly.
Disclaimer: I don’t own FAKE, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Sanami Matoh.




Holding On To Dreams... )
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Title: The Massacre
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: Jack Harkness.
Rating: PG
Written For: Challenge 174: First Doctor Titles at [community profile] dw100.
Spoilers: Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, through Torchwood’s eyes.
Summary: Jack arrives at Torchwood Tower and views the destruction.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Doctor Who, or the characters.




The Massacre... )

Drabble: Team Torchwood

Aug. 19th, 2017 05:22 pm[personal profile] badly_knitted
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Title: Team Torchwood
Author: [personal profile] badly_knitted
Characters: Jack, Ianto, Tosh, Owen, Gwen.
Rating: G
Written For: Challenge 461: Report/Reporter at [community profile] tw100.
Spoilers: Nada.
Summary: Team Torchwood are on an important mission.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.




Team Torchwood... )
thanekos: Yoshikage Kira as Kosaku Kawajiri, after the second arrow. (Default)
One of them's a monster, Rex-O.

The other's a man, the Scavenger.

Last month's issue #2 ended on the latter.

The focus on him wasn't an introduction- #1'd already done that.

It was an elaboration.

The narrative stepped into his life at night. )
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Title: Curse of the Were-Tuna
Author: WhoGroovesOn
Pairing: Sherlock Holmes/John Watson
Length: 46,916
Rating: Explicit
Verse: Sherlock BBC
Author's summary: John couldn’t help but feel as though the large tuna beyond the glass was staring at him, which was weird because it’s not like fish had eyelids, they always seemed to be staring at things.


Reccer's comments: The author says this isn't crack, but I think it's a shining gem of the crackfic genre - a premise that seems ridiculous on the surface treated with absolute commitment, until it becomes vivid and real. Take the plunge into this splashy tale of piscine lycanthropy and you'll never see a fishtank quite the same way again.

When wounded army vet John Watson applies for a job as an aquarium security guard, he has no idea what’s about to happen after dark.

This underrated author has a spectacular sense of worldbuilding, and this fic is suspenseful, sexy, vivid, hilarious and surprisingly touching. The plot twists come fast and furious, and I especially love this very inventive version of Moriarty and Moran (who are both female in this story). Fishnappings! Sushi-related threats! Weird and eldritch magic!

Also, it’s set in the London Aquarium and was written long before any pivotal scenes occurred there on the show.

Excerpt: Mycroft was the one who became the killjoy for the tuna pair. A few days after the discovery of their morse code capabilities Mycroft appeared at the window of their tank. Dressed formally as usual, umbrella and all, he sat down facing the glass and proceeded to unfold the paper under his arm.

After floating by a few times trying to read the news, Sherlock darted to John, fin flicking a short message, S - T - O - P / C - O - D - E.

The urgent message made John want to see what Sherlock had read on the paper and managed to catch Mycroft before he folded it away. There on the offered page was a small article questioning “Are Sea Life’s Fish Intelligent?” Below was a little black and white picture of their tank and, sure enough, the black shapes of John and Sherlock within. The paper itself was one of those silly “Are aliens cavorting amongst my sheep?!” types, but still, the fact that someone had written in to say they’d seen the fish at the aquarium doing code and talking to each other in an intelligent manner was unsettling. And who knew who else would see it and start watching a little closer.


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