This man loves Multiversity. He’s not wrong. There were individual issues I adored. I’m eager to read the whole thing start to finish again.
The thing is… I like Seven Soldiers of Victory better. That probably makes me a Philistine. Multiversity had more meta commentary on the current state of comics and their history, but when it came to independent but interlocking wheels of a story machine, that one still has a strong connection to my memory. If someone asked me, I’d name check the Invisibles, Doom Patrol, or Animal Man first, but it’s Seven Soldiers of Victory that has paid off as just an intricate comic book plot for me.
And that’s just Morrison comics. The smartest comic in the past three decades? That’s a mystery.
Oh, Zink… she reviews the new Franzen in n+1, while talking shit about The Master and Margarita. Troll after troll after troll. Purity sounds tedious. Franzen must be a hell of a correspondent and friend.
Man, I don’t know about this.
Cherie Currie’s response. Joan Jett’s response.
Both of their statements make a great deal of sense. This falls in line with my limited but scarring experiences with tragedies very much like this one.
Who’s up for a road trip to NYC to have his tarot read in October? It’s Bill’s idea.
There’s no point for me. I’ll wind up with the Tower as my first card. I almost always draw the Tower first.
In an interview with Jan Brachmann, Liv Ullman recounts how she organised a meeting between Woody Allen and Ingmar Bergman while she was in New York playing Nora and Bergman was also in town. “Woody Allen is completely different in real life. He turned up in a limousine driven by a white-gloved chauffeur. He entered Ingmar’s room, where I introduced them, and said nothing! Two geniuses who could do nothing but stare at one another in silent amazement. They sat down to eat, Ingmar ordered meatballs, Woody Allen ordered meatballs. He copied everything Ingmar did. Neither of them said a word. On the way home in his limousine, Woody Allen suddenly grabbed my arm and sighed: ‘Thank you, Liv!’ As soon as I got home I call a call from Ingmar: ‘Thank you, Liv!'”
Here, full article in German.