Of the features that are 100% made up by fanon, the one we hear about the most is “tattoos.” Usually magical ones. It’s as if all the magic-tattoo enthusiasts in fandom heard a signal and flocked, en masse, to this series.
This one’s for you, niche enthusiasts. Enjoy our Top 10 Headcanons That Involve Tattoos.
109) Cecil has tattoos. Carlos feels the same way about them as Cecil feels about Carlos’ hair.
110) Cecil has both work and personal tattoos. His work tattoos are usually
very old designs, some having been found on mummies that are thousands
of years old, or runes. His personal tattoos are a weird mixture of
eyes, tentacles, and symbols that have a sentimental meaning for him
(i.e an Erlenmeyer flask for Carlos, a paw print for Khoshekh, and a
cartoon spider wolf for Janice).
299) Cecil has dark purple markings on his skin. They’re living runes, and
are how Studio Management chooses their ‘Voice of Night Vale’. When
Leonard Burton retired, the runes chose to migrate from him to Cecil.
That’s how Cecil came to fill Leonard’s shoes.