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Thor fic- What is Written

A dinky little fic I wrote this morn in reaction to JIM #645 as therapy for fiction-based heartbreak and also because I really hope Thor finds out what happened to Little Loki. He needs to. Not really a fix fic, don’t worry. I’m not used to writing Thor and the Manchester gods prolly don’t work that way at all, I prolly got a lot of things wrong since there’s so much I don’t know about the characters, but just ignore it I needed to do this.

What is Written

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drinking game- take a shot whenever thor accidentally almost crushes little loki to death with one hand
you will be plastered in no time

drinking game- take a shot whenever thor accidentally almost crushes little loki to death with one hand

you will be plastered in no time

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of course this ends the Heartwrenching in Hindsight award
because spoiler
it’s actually the moral of little loki’s entire story.
and that’s a pretty understandable moral in the medium of American Comics, where wonderful characters can be in wonderful stories but will always, inevitably be abused and ruined by terrible writers and editors to the point where I just don’t even care anymore and never want comics to touch my perfect angel again (im talking about Cassandra Cain can you tell)
so I guess hats of to Gillen for getting that and finding a way to ensure little Loki won’t get ruined in the most HEARTWRENCHING MANNER POSSIBLE
and for telling this story with Leah that is actually about a female character being trapped as a poorly written stereotype but then little Loki sees that letting her have agency is more important than even the world and so she gets agency bc it’s BETTER FOR FEMALE CHARACTERS TO BE GOOD FICTION that is ALSO A REALLY GOOD MORAL
i just wish he didn’t have to work in a medium where he didn’t have to do something that drastic, where he could keep the story going longer without fear of someone else ruin it
even really good comics remind me of how superhero comics ultimately are terrible geez

of course this ends the Heartwrenching in Hindsight award

because spoiler

it’s actually the moral of little loki’s entire story.

and that’s a pretty understandable moral in the medium of American Comics, where wonderful characters can be in wonderful stories but will always, inevitably be abused and ruined by terrible writers and editors to the point where I just don’t even care anymore and never want comics to touch my perfect angel again (im talking about Cassandra Cain can you tell)

so I guess hats of to Gillen for getting that and finding a way to ensure little Loki won’t get ruined in the most HEARTWRENCHING MANNER POSSIBLE

and for telling this story with Leah that is actually about a female character being trapped as a poorly written stereotype but then little Loki sees that letting her have agency is more important than even the world and so she gets agency bc it’s BETTER FOR FEMALE CHARACTERS TO BE GOOD FICTION that is ALSO A REALLY GOOD MORAL

i just wish he didn’t have to work in a medium where he didn’t have to do something that drastic, where he could keep the story going longer without fear of someone else ruin it

even really good comics remind me of how superhero comics ultimately are terrible geez

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see

why would you do this

why would you rip my heart out like this

LOKI’S FREAKING DOG

WHO HE LOVED DEARLY AND NAMED AFTER HIS BROTHER

HIS DOG

AND THAT’S NOT EVEN THE THING I’M IN DESPAIR SPIRAL ABOUT AS EVERYONE KNOWS

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even THIS MOMENT rips my heart out now
why kieron gillen why

even THIS MOMENT rips my heart out now

why kieron gillen why

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every heartwrenching moment in this comic is even more heartwrenching in hindsight

WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

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journey into mystery 645 tho

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One For Sorrow: Why Did Kieron Do It?

kierongillen:

No-one knows. 

Until now.

Spoilers for all of JIM, obv.

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okay this why I shouldn’t read comics and stick to manga or other stuff

things will go to shit eventually. That’s the nature of the neverending story. If I’m invested in a character, something awful will eventually be done to them by an awful writer. If a good writer wan’t to preserve the story, they have to make sure that character is inaccessible.

the very medium means that someone had to do this sort of thing to make sure their story isn’t messed up

I totally get the reasoning here, but I wish the medium was such you didn’t have to go to such lengths

sigh

well I enjoyed it while it lasted.

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ikolism:

Journey into Mystery #645

I. CAN’T. HANDLE THIS.

"no never"

thor why are you so perfect.

(via powergirl)