Andy Diggle voiced some concerns as well today, listing off things he can’t do in mainstream comics that leave him bewildered. Ryan Kelly’s Death sketch, meanwhile, will not leave you bewildered, because it is gorgeous. The Instagram link to that and Foo Fighters and “American Idol” criticism all made the Twitter highlight reel today and await you after the jump.
I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for April 13, 2011.
@andydiggle I can show people having their heads cut off but I can’t say “Goddamn.” [pt. 2] I can show a woman being murdered with a pen through the eye socket but I can’t have her killer call her a “bitch.” [pt. 3] I can show a character being vaporized but I can’t show him smoking a cigarette. [pt. 4] Mainstream comics have weird values.
-Andy Diggle, Writer (“The Losers,” “Daredevil”)
@NathanFillion Dear Angry Birds, I even gave you a shout out on CASTLE, and ads slowing my game is how you repay me? I await your response. Nate
-Nathan Fillion, Actor (“Serenity,” “Firefly”)
@GR_comics the worst enemy of the #PlanetOfTheApes follow ups in that the best part of the 1st one was Heston’s unique character construction of Taylor
-Gabriel Rodríguez, Artist “Locke and Key,” “Beowulf”)
@Robwilliams71 How come I always enjoy Foo Fighters albums but can’t recall a single song a second after they finish?
-Rob Williams, Writer (“Dark X-Men: The Beginning,” “Robocop”)
@JoshFialkov Sometimes you change the channel and see Zakk Wylde on American Idol. What a f—ing weird world we live in.
-Joshua Hale Fialkov, Writer (“Cyblade,” “Tumor”)
@pvponline I wonder if @MichaelJaiWhite remembers meeting me at the Dallas Comicon years ago. We all had dinner at the BBQ version of Hooters.
-Scott Kurtz, Writer/Artist (“PvP”)
@Paul_Cornell I love it that my job involves writing enthused members of the public shouting ’go, Superman, go!’ #fb
-Paul Cornell, Writer (“Action Comics,” “Knight and Squire”)
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