The lunar eclipse attracted tweets from all over last night and left a few astonishing amateur photos in the feed this morning. It also prompted a diverse array of reactions, however, and you need look no farther than Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Hill's posts to see where the poles lie.
In other, more serious musical-related news, writer Brian Lynch got seated for the "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" performance that ended badly last night. Check out some perspective from him and others down below, along with some in-progress artwork from Jim Lee.
I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for December 21, 2010.
@jpalmiotti Outside watching the total lunar eclipse ...we have an orange moon! Sooo cool!!!!
-Jimmy Palmiotti, Writer ("Jonah Hex," "Painkiller Jane")
@joe_hill F---ing hell. I've had nightmares going at me all night like Joe Pesci with a baseball bat. I'm blaming that ol devil moon.
-Joe Hill, Writer ("Locke and Key")
"Turn Off the Dark" pt. 1: @BrianLynch No joke. No explanation. MJ and Spidey took what seemed to be a planned fall into the stage pit. Then we heard MJ screaming.
-Brian Lynch, Writer ("Angel: After the Fall," "Monkey Man Unleashed")
"Turn Off the Dark" pt. 2: @KatzMoney I'm just hoping we're not seeing another Owen Hart situation. That is, sadly, the first place my head went. Really hope that's not the case.
-Jeff Katz, Writer/Producer ("Booster Gold," "Freddy vs Jason vs Ash")
"Turn Off the Dark" pt. 3: @DanSlott --a musical about a fictitious character like Spider-Man is one thing. The health & well being of people is another. I hope he's all right.
-Dan Slott, Writer ("The Amazing Spider-Man," "Avengers: The Initiative")
"Turn Off the Dark" pt. 4: @MrAdamFreeman Would be ironic if a Broadway musical does to Spider-Man what 50 years of bad guys couldn't.
-Adam Freeman, Writer ("Dark X-Men: The Beginning," "The Highwaymen")
-Jim Lee, Artist ("Batman," "X-Men")
"Fear Itself" pt. 1: @jerwa If the new Marvel "Fear" event concerns Nightmare, I'll be curious how it ends. I pitched a Nightmare story a few years ago that (1/2)
-Brandon Jerwa, Writer ("Highlander," "Battlestar Galactica")
"Fear Itself" pt. 2: @jerwa Brandon Jerwa
(2/2) had what I thought was a unique resolution; the editor agreed. Didn't get the gig, of course. Not crying foul, just curious.
Deep Thought for the Day:
@mattfraction FEAR ITSELF ME AND STUART APRIL THANK GOD I CAN FINALLY SAY IT OUT LOUD #butwhatofthesquids?
-Matt Fraction, Writer ("Thor," "Casanova")
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