‘American Idol’ Finale, Tom Jones, And Role Models In Today’s Twitter Report

You didn’t have to be an “American Idol” fan to get caught up in storm of tweets the show generated last night. Even Ande Parks, who professes not to like the televised contest, lamented missing Tom Jones’ performance.

The best conversation of the day, however, sprouted out of a post by David Mack. Mack and a flurry of respondents all named off their childhood role models, so if you want to know who he and Mike Oeming looked up to as kids, check out today’s tweet rundown after the jump.

I’m @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for May 26, 2011.

“American Idol” pt. 1: @andeparks Sh–, I watched all that b—sh– American Idol tonight but somehow missed the coolest man ever, Mister Tom Jones?!
-Ande Parks, Writer/Artist (“Green Arrow,” “Capote”)

“American Idol” pt. 2: @MrAdamFreeman “Hey Idol finalists, here’s Lil Jon, who can’t sing and will sell more records than either of you could imagine.” #realitycheck
-Adam Freeman, Writer (“Dark X-Men: The Beginning,” “The Highwaymen”)

“American Idol” pt. 3: @BrianLynch I like to think I’m real winner of AMERICAN IDOL on account of I can’t name one competitor.
-Brian Lynch, Writer (“Angel: After the Fall,” “Monkey Man Unleashed”)

@jpalmiotti Explained how Image comics works to a retailer. He didn’t know the creators pay to put the books together. Glad to explain this.
-Jimmy Palmiotti, Writer (“Jonah Hex,” “Painkiller Jane”)

@theDivaLea WIP Zatanna: grey washes and some other colors. http://moby.to/fyq63f
-Lea Hernandez, Writer/Artist (“Rumble Girls,” “Killer Princesses”)

Role models pt. 1: @davidmackkabuki As a child, I think Spock was like my male role model. He was the only adult that seemed consistent,calm & made sense. & he explained things
-David Mack, Writer/Artist (“Kabuki,” “Daredevil”)

Role models pt. 2: @KodyChamberlain @davidmackkabuki Mine was Columbo. :) Seriously.
-Kody Chamberlain, Writer/Artist (“Sweets,” “Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu”)

Role models pt. 3: @Oeming @davidmackkabuki for me it was Chewbacca. He made everything normal for me.
-Mike Oeming, Writer/Artist (“Powers,” “The Mice Templar”)

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