Anon who sent the Batman Musical ask! That was amazing! I laughed so much, and now I can just picture Jason singing/humming the songs on patrol and getting Steph to join in with him
there was a nightwing song. it referenced nightwing’s butt at least five times; three of them were puns. dick loves it. he sings it all the time, completely without shame.
damian is disgusted
why is grayson Like This
there was a robin song which was quite good
there was also a robin and batgirl song
jason and steph take to singing that one if they go on patrol together (or sometimes steph and cass sing it together)
there’s a line that goes something like “robin and batgirl here to stop this crime!!” which is perfect for jason and steph and it’s the main thing that they sing to announce their presence to the baddies
the best part is that they can switch out red hood and spoiler with it if they want (bc same syllable count), or they can keep it as is because they’re robin and batgirl, or steph can lay claim to robin and jason sings batgirl’s part while they’re kicking ass
the best of adam west batman was there in the musical. and by that i mean there was a whole bunch of “gee willikers batman!” and “holy _____, batman!!”
did a tiny dick grayson actually say these things when he was robin? does gotham have an incredibly long memory when it comes to its vigilantes? or did the creators of the musical make it up wholesale as an added bit of humor
probably a bit of both honestly
the many and varied signs everywhere around the stage are just to be funny, though
the family ends up in a kind of competition to see how many quotes they can slip in before bruce notices and makes them stop
this game is different from the quote-off/singing competition that they also start to regularly involve themselves in with the rest of their siblings. in this game you get points for how many/most obvious/most obscure quotes/if you can make song lyrics sound like regular speech when talking to batman
bruce knows way too many song lyrics/quotes from this musical now
he’s so tired
a few weeks after the musical premiered, a video shows up on the internet, completely untraceable in the way that means oracle was involved somehow.
in it, the person holding the camera is sneaking up on nightwing and batman. once you get close enough to hear them, it’s easy to see that nightwing is just quoting bits and pieces of the batman musical to batman’s face
finally, nightwing says a quote that, in the musical, has a direct response from batman. nightwing looks like he’s gearing up to finish the line and then carry on, but batman turns to him and–
he says the next line
nightwing nearly falls off the roof
“oh shit,” whoever’s holding the camera says, laughing so hard that they fumble their phone and the picture goes shaky
by the time it’s steady again, batman has turned to Look at the person with the camera
“hood, don’t even think about–” he starts
“too late!” red hood says, still laughing, and he takes off running.
the last thing that the viewers can see is a glimpse of the night sky and a vigilante over hood’s shoulder as batman follows him
Oh my god I am so mAD I FORGOT ABOUT STARKQUILL OH BOY
listen I need me some Guardians giving Tony love and respecting him and thinking he’s just so good and doesn’t deserve the shit he gets and Tony trying to use as many metaphors as possible so he can laugh when Drax takes them literally, bonding with Rocket and Groot over building stuff and being sarcastic and Tony can undERSTAND GROOT WHEN HE SPEAKS BECAUSE HE UNDERSTANDS HIS BOTS and Gamora talking to Tony about weapons and Tony respecting the shit out of Gamora cuz you know that man loves a badass woman who don’t need no man isn’t afraid to kick a man’s ass and put him in his place
And PETER AND TONY BONDING OVER MUSIC AND 80S THINGS THAT PETER MISSED AND MAKING JOKES AND WORKING ON PETERS SHIP TOGETHER AND PETER TREATS TONY WITH CARE AND APPRECIATES THE SHIT HE DOES FOR THE WORLD AND TONY THINKS PETER IS JUST AMAZING AND KIND AND FUNNY AND JUST BEING GENERALLY ADORABLE AND FALLING IN LOVE
AND TONY FUCKS OFF INTO THE UNIVERSE WITH GUARDIANS AFTER INFINITY WAR I NEED THIS
What is Warrior Cats and why were you bullied because of it?
‘Warriors’ is a children’s fantasy book series that was really popular from like 2004-2011ish. All the characters in it are cats, who talk to each other and have really complex societies. Like, they’re still cats, but they build dens in the woods and fall in love (sometimes even forbidden love if it’s outside their clan/group) and fight other clans and there’s a surprising amount of murder/drama lololol. They’re sometimes really intense??
But they’re still about… cats. So you can see why a lot of readers were bullied for it lololol
Takama-Gahara here, I have for you a question. How draw good dergs?
Oh I’ve got you covered:
and there you have your F E R O C I O U S B E A S T
But in all seriousness, instructing people on how to draw imaginary creatures is a bit hard, for me at least. A lot of my learning process is based on winging it until it looks okay and makes even a little sense anatomically. I try to look at animals like birds, bats, reptiles, dogs and horses and combine traits of their anatomy into some sort of a mess of a creature. So I’d instruct you to simply start with looking into basic animal anatomy and trying to learn how animals actually work.
There are tons of tutorials that are way better at explaining things than I’ll ever be and they can get you started. Back in my day when I started drawing I was inspired by Todd Lockwood and his art. His creations gave me a good base to start building my art from. I studied the way he drew and shamelessly copied parts of his work until I felt comfortable enough to draw and try different things on my own.
Not being too ambitious when you start out is pretty important, do some simple designs, kinda like the drawing above. Just drawing some simple lizards with bat wings is a good enough start! And remember to practice, practice and practice some moreヾ(´▽｀;)ゝ
"Fun fact! Do you know that there's this little mummified humans called Jenglot?" "Saraswati, are you saying humans still do mummification for their dead children after all?" "Uh, no? Jenglot is like... this little hermit men people owns to bring good luck." "...." "The owner has to feed them blood periodically or they will go berserk. "Saraswati-- you know that this is not a fun fact, right? Are you doing this on purpose?" "Yes." "I hate humans."
This is amazing and I love this.
I have nothing else I can think of to add except I am already very interested in Saraswati and any other fun facts Saraswati might know.
just wondering but does jeremy have a tattoo in the tattoo au?
Oooh! That post was from pre-Jeremy (or at least pre-Jeremy in the main room and thus his fabulous self was not yet in my writing) so i hadn’t considered it but of course he would! Hmm. Jeremy might actually be the only one to have a set colour scheme rather than a set symbol (and i’m sure you can guess what that filthy colour combo is).
Following a close call where Jeremy came to his rescue in the most obnoxiously improbable way Geoff gets a lurid monster-truck ramping off his shoulder blade. And with that the final unspoken barrier was breached, undeniable evidence of the truth they’d all long since embraced, that Jeremy was as permanently entrenched in the crew as anybody else.
It would be a joyous event except, well. The tattoo tradition is well and truely in place at this point so it turns out to be more of a problem than anything, considering not a single other member of the crew was even remotely prepared to ink that travesty of a vehicle onto their bodies.
Geoff cops a lot of shit for his choice, and for the longest time nothing is done, but eventually it is, as usual, Jack who comes up with a solution. She turns up one morning, after a long drunken night on the town with Jeremy, inexplicably bearing a neat little row of shots across the inside of her bicep. The glasses, holding varying levels of liquid, are two-toned; the same eyesore colours as Geoff’s truck, the unmistakable mark of Rimmy Tim.
From there all bets are off and within the next month or two the rest of the crew adds to their collection. After the pair utterly destroy a rival gang with little more than their fists Michael gets the most cartoony looking knuckle dusters printed on his ribs. When Jeremy spends a week going out of his way to keep Gavin occupied after a particularly nasty job got him down Gavin comes home with a fluffly little purple and orange tabby cat cheerfully etched into his skin.
Ryan’s takes a while, waits so long that Geoff’s gleefully insisting that the only thing left for him to do is to immortalise the godforsaken cowboy hat the whole crew thinks Jeremy wears just to spite them. In the end though, after Ryan and Jeremy get paired together for jobs more and more often the image comes easily. Crossed weapons, Jeremy’s favourite ridiculous custom coloured semi-automatic over Ryan’s sleek and sensible matte black, like crossbones over the fiery glow of an explosion.