Film icon Elizabeth Taylor's death hit Twitter hard this morning, and "Cleopatra" fans in the comics world paid their respects in posts. Rags Morales and Greg Pak took to their accounts to share memories, while Alex Irvine brought up the "Asterix" volume she inspired and Paul Southworth worried about what's going on with Bubbles.
In other topics, Bryan Lee O'Malley appeared to have an epiphany about Craig Thompson's upcoming graphic novel "Habibi." Someone else expressed a much less coherent opinion about protests going on around the world recently, and Gail Simone made quite a pitch for a new DC series.
I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for March 23, 2011.
Elizabeth Taylor pt. 1: @RagsMorales I'm really bummed. It's like our hive lost it's queen bee....R.I.P. Liz Taylor!! Never ever be another Cleopatra in my book.
-Rags Morales, Artist ("Identity Crisis," "Wonder Woman")
Elizabeth Taylor pt. 2: @alexirvine Elizabeth Taylor's passing has put me in mind of the cover of Asterix and Cleopatra, which is a great parody.
-Alex Irvine, Writer ("Hellstorm: Son of Satan," "Daredevil Noir")
Elizabeth Taylor pt. 3: @gregpak Elizabeth Taylor, rest in peace. My heart skipped a beat when I first saw you blaze on the screen in that white dress. #aplaceinthesun
-Greg Pak, Writer ("World War Hulk," "Warlock")
Elizabeth Taylor pt. 4: @Southworth First Michael Jackson, now Elizabeth Taylor? Watch your ass, Bubbles.
-Paul Southworth, Writer/Artist ("Ugly Hill")
@radiomaru how many pages is habibi. is it fifty million pages? my entire career has elapsed between craig thompson books :(
-Bryan Lee O'Malley, Writer/Artist ("Scott Pilgrim vs. The World," "Lost at Sea")
@Paul_Cornell If 2001 was written today, HAL would be all 'Something is technically wrong, Dave. Login to Boingo Hotspot, Dave.' #fb
-Paul Cornell, Writer ("Knight and Squire," "Captain Britain and MI: 13")
@GailSimone There should be an All-Dead Team of Heroes. Ted Kord, Ryan Choi...who else is still dead?
-Gail Simone, Writer ("Wonder Woman," "Birds of Prey")
@DRUNKHULK ALL THIS PROTEST! FIGHT! VIOLENCE! REGIME CHANGE! SOMEONE REALLY NEED DO SOMETHING ABOUT THAT SPIDER-MAN PLAY!
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