(10) Some boring bullshit
(2) Some boring bullshit
And the number one comic of 2011 is….
(1) My awesome comic. It’s reprinted below; I’m really proud of how this one turned out.
It’s titled “Your Mom”
The comics hive mind has decided it’s time to talk about Cerebus again. Here’s my contribution to the ongoing critical discourse, in the form of a list of the ten greatest Cerebus characters of all time. But you already knew that from the post’s title — UHOH SPOILER. Enjoy the list; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll wonder why I’ve broken into your apartment and started rooting through your linen cupboard while hyperventilating.
Top 10 Cerebus characters of all time:
9. The fake Oscar
7. The something that fell
6. Viktor Reid
5. Ham Ernestway
4. Mary Ernestway
3. Flaming Carrot
2. That one incarnation of Astoria that briefly appeared in a flashback during Church and State (tie)
2. Yoohoo (tie)
1. Dirty Drew McGrew
But not Rick. Man, I fucking hate Rick.
In no order, the real comics canon:
…I toyed with the idea of including some “indy” comics like Spawn or Invincible, but I thought it best to stick to the widely recognized classics. If they are still reading comics in a hundred years, these are the works of sequential fiction they will be reading.
In the interests of furthering internet discourse, I offer the following list of words that “graphic novel” bloggers should no longer be allowed to use. Surely we can all agree that our lives would be better if we never had to read or write these words again.
Art comics, or similar phrases [but “Cancer Comics” is acceptable]
Age (as in: “Golden Age”, “Silver Age”, etc.)
Barnes and/or Noble
Top 10 Marvel characters of all time:
9. Madelyne Pryor as the Goblin Queen
8. Zombie Mary-Jane Watson
7. Lila Cheney
6. The In-Betweener
5. Willie Lumpkin
3. The Whizzer
The Top 10 DC characters of all time:
10. Jerry Lewis
9. “Goody” Rickles
8. Doiby Dickles
7. Alexander Luthor of Earth-3
4. Sugar (tie)
4. Spice (tie)
3. The Spirit
2. Jean Loring/Eclipso