Uninked Jack Kirby pencils to a page from FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #5.
Kirby’s border notes read:
US—WE’LL BE GOOD—OBEY ORDERS—
CRAWL—AS LONG AS THEY KNOW FEAR—NOW LET’S GO GET COMPONENT FIVE—FROM WRONG RECIPIENT. I KNOW WHO—I CHECKED
HERE’S MY GUN, BOSS—SEE?! I WOULDN’T HOIT YA!
I’m reading at the Lost & Found reading series this Wednesday. I’ll be talking about the lost music of the Commodore 64 (and the folks who are trying to rediscover it).
If India alone enrolled 1% more of its girls to secondary school, their GDP would rise by 5.5 Billion.
Today I witnessed something amazing. Almost in stark contrast to yesterday, today I saw tangible impact of lady-representation in comics.
At the bookstore I work at, we have a dedicated Adventure Time section. This family came in and those kids were SO EXCITED to see their favourite characters in comics. I talked them through each OGN and series compilation, explaining what they all were and in what order they should be read, and this little girl’s entire life was changed. You could see it on her face.
The moment I mentioned Kate Leth (and that, yes, she is a girl.) this little girl’s face lit up like Christmas morning. I don’t know if it just never occurred to her that girls can work in comics but the excitement and wonder that left the store in her was a privilege to see. I ended up selling them the Fionna & Cake’s, all the OGN’s, and an AT doodle book. She left begging her dad to help her learn how to draw Marceline comics. (And he was happy to comply!)
Kate Leth has left an everlasting impression on this little girl just by existing and working in the industry. I honestly hope to someday be able to see such an impact on someone from my own work. Ladies in comics is important. The representation on the page, and behind them, is important. Having a reflection of yourself in the content you enjoy is important. I hope that little girl grows up to be a famous comic author someday.
It was a very good day.
So apparently some rich French guy was sitting around one day and wanted to sit in the middle of the desert and watch Dune with his friends. So he made a theater and then it turns out It was a really, really bad idea and not a single movie was shown there. The local’s in the middle of somewhere Egypt didn’t like the idea for some reason and sabotaged it. Now there’s a random theater in the middle of the desert and some day no one will know why.
You cannot buy electronics with food stamps. You cannot buy cigarettes with food stamps. You cannot buy pet food with food stamps. You cannot withdraw money with an EBT card (food stamps).
Do you know what else you can’t buy with food stamps? Shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, tinfoil, plastic sandwich bags, toothpaste, cleaning products, tampons, pads, over the counter medications (such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, etc.), and anything else you can think of that you cannot physically ingest for nutritional purposes.
Do you know what you can buy with food stamps? Food.
Do you know what it’s like to scrounge for change to buy non-edible necessities, use a credit card and EBT card (food stamps) during the same transaction, and then have the person in line behind you judge you for buying the ingredients to make a birthday cake?
People who disseminate false information about food stamps have never had to use food stamps.
I was on food stamps for 3 years and I can verify that what tumblr user througthewildblue says is the truth.
There are even certain foods that you cannot buy with food stamps! Stuff from the deli at the grocery store is like a 50/50 hit or miss.
So like, honestly, you can only buy SOME food with food stamps, and nothing else.
Also, apparently, in Colorado at least, you can’t buy the fucking organic apples or the higher fat milk.
"ENJOY PURCHASING AND EATING PROCESSED CARBS AND HEAVILY FERTILIZED PRODUCE, BETTER WASH IT DOWN WITH SKIM, YOU FATTY." —CONGRESS
Oh, my, god. Becky, look at her butt.
It is so big.
Leaked footage from G14.*snickers*
It was bound to happen.
If this were the movie why should we even have an Academy Award show that year?
My favorite Godzilla! Can’t wait for an S.H. Monsterarts figure on that quadrunner.