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The Plot Thickens - Chapter 1 - omgericzimmermann (HMSLusitania) - Check Please! (Webcomic) [Archive of Our Own]
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By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 1/?
Fandom: Check Please! (Webcomic)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Derek “Nursey” Nurse/William “Dex” Poindexter
Characters: William “Dex” Poindexter, Derek “Nursey” Nurse, Adam “Holster” Birkholtz, Justin “Ransom” Oluransi, Jack Zimmermann, Eric Bittle, Mandy (Check Please!), Jenny (Check Please!), Whiskey (Check Please!), Tango (Check Please!), Caitlin Farmer, Chris “Chowder” Chow, Shitty Knight, Larissa “Lardo” Duan, Alicia Zimmermann, dex’s asshole brother from mop, Kent “Parse” Parson
Additional Tags: the superhero AU, IT CONTINUES, i’ve come back from the dead with gusto, featuring the x-files, THE COLD WAR, Superpowers, Bad Science, (i have a degree in medieval history kids i know nothing, Well - Freeform, i know about medieval history, not science, anyway
Series: Part 4 of The Samwell Irregulars
Summary:

Being a superhero isn’t everything Will Poindexter thought it would be. But at least they’ve got a great team composed of -

- Frostbite, the ice and snow controlling, previously presumed dead hockey player
- Captain Canada, their very own Steve Rogers
- Stardust, who can phase through just about anything (and usually his own clothes)
- Spectre and Phantom, the ghosts who like to ruin bad people’s days
- Adam Birkholtz, who’s name defies superhero-dom
- and Will himself, better known as Livewire these days.

And all that would be fine if it wasn’t for the FBI sniffing around, asking questions about where they got their powers. Which also would be fine if they hadn’t come from an experiment Spectre and Phantom concocted out of the research that killed Will’s parents fifteen years ago. But even that would’ve been manageable, until the lava monster started terrorizing the streets of Boston.

#ourgeneration horror stories
  • They find a book written in Latin… one guy doesn’t take Latin and doesn’t want to mess up the pronunciation. The girl is studying Mandarin. Another guy recommends sticking it into Google Translate but that’s likely to land them with gibberish. They leave it alone.
  • The car won’t start. They call an Uber.
  • The vampire captures the girl and insists that she wears the gown to dinner. The gown is actually hella cute. Only problem is it’s not in her size. Oh, it only comes in 2’s and 4’s? Sorry, vamp, you want me in that dress you contact the goddamn company and tell them to get their shit together.
  • “How did you possibly know that? It saved our lives!” “I’ve got two degrees and I spend way too much time on Wikipedia.”
  • They encounter a spirit that gains power the more people believe in it. One girl makes a vine and uploads with, “fakest ghost ever!!! Right??” Twenty minutes later the spirit is destroyed.
  • The circus is in town tonight. Except she’s lived her whole life here and the circus has never come before… it’s also in a pretty sketchy part of town, not somewhere you’d want to walk alone at night. She goes to a movie instead.
  • “You’d need an ARMY to fight this evil!” “Okay. I’ve got 20,000 followers, lets see how many can make it.”
  • The Evil Whispery Voice of Doom tells the jock that it’s going to kill his pretty blonde girlfriend. The jock gets offended because, excuse me, Cindy and I are just friends. However, Marty over there is my boyfriend and I’m not saying you should kill him, just stop making assumptions yeah?
  • “This spirit tried to convince me it was Jerry when it texted but its texting style is COMPLETELY DIFFERENT so yeah that didn’t work.”
  • We could have easily gotten lost and ended up at some creepy cabin in the woods, but luckily we all had functioning GPSs. Beach party, we’ve arrived!
  • “We have to find a way to destroy it! We—what are you doing?” “Looking up ‘exorcising demons’ on Google. Oh look, first hit.”
  • The child she bares will be the devil’s spawn. Good thing she doesn’t want kids. Or if she changes her mind she can always adopt.
  • “How can we possibly outwit this serial killer…” “… There’s gotta be an app for that. Lemme look.”
  • Only the virgin will survive… Turns out they’re all virgins. One is asexual. One wants to wait until marriage. Two just haven’t found the right person yet. One is meh about sex. So we all survive, yeah?
  • The girl does not fall. She was on varsity track.
  • “Quick! We need someplace to hide the artifact. And then decoys to confuse the beast! What have we got?” “… I’ve got a hundred plastic bags stuffed into another plastic bag.” “PERFECT.” 
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BLACK SISTERS + doodles.

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Festive icons I made for you and your number one

is he okay 

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Marks and Rec: Misc #429

(When Normal Boots has a ghost infestation, who ya gonna call? …These dudes, apparently.) (Dialogue from Supernatural.)