“Yu realized everything in that moment of unbelievable terror. It made perfect sense why Yu sensed a strange closeness to the tiger, for it was also the beast hiding deep within Yu’s own heart! It was Yu’s own superpower that had given Ozeki Miki’s Tiger so much power. Everyone keeps a tiger in their heart. It is human karma itself.”
-Kōsei Ono and Kazumasa Hirai
|Spider-Man knows what it's like when your family cries.|
He knows how it feels.
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[Photo: SEEMING: Stranger (feat. SAMMUS) Directed by Benjamin Torrey Lyrics by Alex Reed]
|Still from the most Grant Morrison thing of 2017.|
KRAVEN: I see into things; beyond things. I see the strands of Fate that bind us: victims to victor. So I let them scream; let them shout my name. My ears hear nothing but the weaving of the web.
KRAVEN: They burst in, feigning shock, annoyance, fear. Magnificent actors in a play of my creation. They serve me; worship me. But the world must never know. So I skitter into the night while they “order” me to stop.
KRAVEN: I have slain the Spider. Become him. I have hunted as the Spider hunts… consumed the Spider’s prey. I have proven myself his superior in every way.
VERMIN: meninblue. copsss. fuzz. pigsss. big talk. used to hitmehurtme. …before…? …when? when i wasss… when i wasss…? WHAT WASSS I BEFORE?! blue sssuit. pale ssskin. big club. hithurthithurthithurthithurt. NOW I’M HITTING BACK!! beforebeforebefore: what wasss i before? i wasss small and dark. i wasss hitand hurt andhurt and hit. i wasss eaten alive.
MARY JANE: Why did I come here? Because Joe Robertson is the editor of The Daily Bugle? Because he’s known Peter for years? Because he’s a man of intelligence and integrity? Or because--
KRAVEN: The newspapers call him… it… the “Cannibal Killer.” But I know it by name. I am the HUNTER; I know all beasts intimately. I am inside you, Vermin; can you hear my call? Don’t resist: Let Destiny take our hands; draw us closer together.
KRAVEN: Alone, he could never have defeated you. Never!!! But I can.
"Our works in stone, in paint, in print, are spared, some of them, for a few decades or a millennium or two, but everything must finally fall in war, or wear away into the ultimate and universal ash--the triumphs, the frauds, the measures and the fakes. A fact of life: we're going to die. "Be of good heart," cry the dead artists out of the living past. "Our songs will all be silenced, but what of it? Go on singing." Maybe a man's name doesn't matter all that much."
|David Bowie is The 12th Doctor.|
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[Photo: Blackstar Directed by Johan Renck Lyrics by David Bowie]
|"Gamble a stamp.|
I can show you how
to be a real man!"
“But slowly, painfully, he learns his lesson, over and over and over again. He realizes what happens when he brushes aside his duties, he comes out of his shell and opens up to people, he goes from self-aggrandizing and self-pitying to self-effacing. In other words he stops being a shitty teenager and gets it beat into his head what it means to be a grownup, and no matter how much the world craps on his shoulders he takes it in his stride (give or take an understandable breakdown) and figures his way through it to the next crisis, because he remembers what happens when he shrugs his shoulders and lets the world just roll on past him as not his problem. That may be guilt talking more than principle or reason much of the time, but that’s what makes him vulnerable and scared and human; he fucks up hard and frequently, and keeps going because he can’t quit even when he wants to. He’s just some dude getting by in spite of himself; in other words, he’s the hero who could be you.”
[Photo: Animal Man #26 by Grant Morrison and Chaz Truog]