|thanekos (thanekos) wrote in scans_daily,|
@ 2009-08-05 22:42:00
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10 Minutes, a Pen, and a Notepad: How To Kill A Demigod
so, as all comic protagonists will do, swamp thing once had dudes from the government gunning for him.
and so hired a man who'd know what to do.
i have to say, i love lex's expression.
also, the O_O expressions on everyone's faces. apparently, bald is a shocking thing.
so, anyhow, they're off to their consultancy, while swamp thing pulls a poison ivy on gotham city because they've got abby arcane under arrest, since relations with a swamp thing are considered bestiality and you can be arrested for that.
(yes, there's a fight with batman, which I think's been posted. doesn't end so well for the bat, forcing him to take another tack...)
heh, reminds me of what Lex said to Firestorm, once: " If you don't want your powers neutralized, you shouldn't write papers about them. "
also, apparently Lex's " you don't know from invulnerability " sparked a small tongue-in-cheek discussion on alt.usage.english about speech patterns and Luthor's religion. what an internet, huh?
nine minutes, fifteen seconds.
most of that, clearly, was taken drawing the specifications for the gun.
and some annotations, no doubt, about how to modify it for anti-kryptonian ordinance. if, you know, that's ever needed or anything.
so, anyhow, plot happens, Batman threatens the government railroading the bestiality conviction by pulling a " so, bestiality... hey, i think that means you'll have to arrest, like, I dunno, everyone who knows an alien superhero... oh yeah, that includes the dude in metropolis, doesn't it? you know the one... "
and so swamp thing seems to be able to walk away from this, right?
you know, maybe it's the unidentifiable facial expression and the red, but the shootist is kinda giving me deadshot-vibes. weird.
one page of rumination later...
now, it turns out he survives that, because he blind-jumped to a planet with a green frequency that just so happened to be in the neighborhood of the one he'd been retuned to. but as that's pretty much luck... it's plainly obvious that given 10 minutes, a notepad, and a pen... Lex Luthor can solve any given problem.
well, except how to love.
and meryl's codec number.
but any problem, really.
bonus: transformers: hearts of steel gives us a rendition of what happens, apparently, when the 'bots and the 'cons wake up... earlier. (and then go to sleep, and wake up less earlier.)