Do Anything. Thoughts on Comics and Things by Warren Ellis Archives

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Just as Bleeding Cool posted yesterday, today certain New York folk seem to be tagging DC's Big Announcement To Move West as happening today. But,
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026 "Heroes" is playing through my desktop speakers. And stops. Moves on to "Clay Bodies" by Zola Jesus. The robot head of Jack Kirby, set next to the
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025 Engineer Tony Visconti has set up three microphones in front of David Bowie, with volume-triggered gates on them. It was a huge room in Berlin,
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024 Down into the streets, the creases of Jack "King" Kirby's face, trapped by what could easily be the canyons of New York city avenues, the grey
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023 Deceleration, as the canyons become skyscraper-walled New York streets. We pass the office window that Alex Toth, who never drew a story worthy of his
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022 From up here, maybe we can see what we've been talking about this whole time.  A world that, from up here, looks like Jack Kirby's Ego The Living
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021 Do you know where you are? I have this vague recollection of someone asking the writer Spider Robinson where his ideas come from, and his answer
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020 Bugger the robot head that steals my cigars.  I love these Gil Kane BLACKMARK pages.  It's pretty genetic post-apoc barbarian fantasy.  Archie
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018 Story-strips.  It made more sense to me than a lot of other replacement terms for comics.  It reminded me of the early childhood where the British
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017 It's right there on the cover of Jack Kirby's 1980s miniseries SILVER STAR, a comics version of a screenplay he wrote and never sold in the 1970s: "A
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016 Superman's head by John Lennon: the wit of his line isn't unlike Flenniken's, but it's less trained, a little more hunting after the idea of the shape
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015 The artificial muscles in the severed robot head of Jack Kirby start shifting around.  For a moment there, he looks like the piercing-eyed Superman of
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014 Jack Kirby had been told, you see, that DC wanted him to reinvigorate their line, and to point the publisher towards the future.  They began by giving
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013 Jack Kirby's move to DC, negotiated over a couple of years, was notable for several reasons.  With few exceptions, people just didn't cross town like
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012 The story's well known, now.  Disenchanted with Marvel -- with the constraints on his creativity, with not getting his original art back, with Stan
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011 No disrespect should be inferred, in the previous section, to Mr Loeb, currently in (I think) the third blush of an incredibly successful career in
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010 Comics creators who are also performers: • Afua Richardson, singer • Paul Pope, DJ • Alan Moore, vocalist • Robert Crumb, guitarist • Antony Johnston,
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009 Atom Style was named after the fact.  It is perceived to have emerged in the 1950s, and can broadly be defined as a post-War style.  It's a modernist
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008 A section from a list of things that happened to comics on a Phildickian alternate world in 2009: • David Gibbons knighted for services to
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007 A section from a list of comics creators' three favourite records, because we don't know what Philippe Druillet's favourite records are: "Thriller" -
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006 Stan Lee started out writing full scripts.  He was writing full scripts at the commencement of Marvel Comics.  He discovered that, such was the
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005 This is a section about things people have said. There's a quote I like from the Japanese film director Takashi Miike, and it goes like this: "We have