Saturday, May 22, 2010
Quotes of the Week: Kelly Supersonic
I think Marvel should open up the X-Men and encourage people to make stories like this and maybe even publish them concurrently while allowing the fans to do so with impunity; DC should do the same with the Legion of Super-Heroes. That would really open up a couple of moribund franchises with a lot of juice left to them, just not necessarily the kind of juice that gets squeezed into glasses solely at editorial meetings.
--Tom Spurgeon, talking about this Faith Erin Hicks comic.
Fraction, some of you may know, got his name as the result of a telemarketer mis-pronouncing “Fritchman.” Apparently, Phil Bond misheard “Kelly Sue DeConnick” as “Kelly Supersonic” while out at a pub with McKelvie last night. I’m now considering changing my name.
--Kelly Sue DeConnick, making it impossible for me to ever again call her by her real name.
Will people please stop buying the Chaos Comics library?
--Dirk Deppey, saying what we're all thinking in reference to this.