If anyone can sympathize with George Lucas amid all of the criticism he's recently received over the new Star Wars Blu-ray changes, it's comic book creators. Ron Marz and Eric Canete both came to the franchise founder's defense with some stern words today.
On a much more serious note, creators have been banding together to raise money to help cartoonist Dylan Williams, who's currently battling cancer. If you want to help out, you could do a lot worse than picking up the Batwoman artwork that Steve Lieber put up on eBay. Check out a link to that, pressing questions and a proposed casting choice for a "Stronium Dog" movie.
I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is the Twitter Report for September 1, 2011.
Star Wars pt. 1: @ronmarz Here's the thing with George Lucas changing his movies. They're HIS movies. He owns them. He can do whatever he wants with them.
-Ron Marz, Writer ("Green Lantern," "Artifacts")
Star Wars pt. 2: @mattfraction "I wissssh I stillll had my slllled (losssst youthhh/innocenccccce/whimmmmmsy/fammmmmilyyyy/hoooooooope)." #LucasRuinsEverything
-Matt Fraction, Writer ("Thor," "Casanova")
Star Wars pt. 3: @EricCanete They're HIS movies. And theres a version out there of YOUR favorite. Nothing dictates that you have to get this one, you entitled a--h---s.
-Eric Canete, Artist ("Iron Man: Enter The Mandarin," "Cybernary 2.0")
-Steve Lieber, Artist ("Whiteout," "Detective Comics")
@brubaker If I was a Batman editor, I'd be calling @pattonoswalt to BEG HIM to do a one-shot about Batman's Robin interns that we never heard about.
-Ed Brubaker, Writer ("Captain America," "Criminal")
@westonfront If they ever did a film of "Portrait of a Mutant", Paul Dano would make a good Young Johnny Alpha.
-Chris Weston, Artist ("The Authority," "The Filth")
@maguirekevin I just watched a blu-ray of X-Men-First Class. Why hasn't Fox announced a sequel to this OR Rise of the Planet Of The Apes yet? Seriously.
-Kevin Maguire, Artist ("Justice League," "Defenders")
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