This is from Brevoort's tumblr. Am I missing something? Did someone at Marvel die?
After the recent string of celebrity deaths, people are getting suspicious, so Stan Lee's going to fake his death tomorrow. All of the higher-ups at Marvel know, of course. Brevoort, the idiot, released his fake tumblr reaction a few hours early.
Well gang, it looks like we've got a mystery on our hands.
And Miller's still alive as far as we know. He just retweeted a Jim Lee tweet 10 hours ago.
Also this was from a recent photo that he retweeted, too.
Any recent photo of Frank Miller does not instill me with confidence that he's alive...
What no one knows is that Frank is Stan's successor as the Lich King. Stan tried to drain him but couldn't finish the job, now Frank only has to wait for the king to eventually die to ascend to his throne.
>But he was never a Marvel editor was he?
No, but frankly the guy looks like death nowadays anyway, so if he IS dead it's the least surprising one. but again, never been in a position of firing someone. Someone dig up a list of past EiCs and Presidents.
And whatever Alan Fine does
No, just DC.
>Fuck, we need to beat Marvel. I know! Dark Knight 3! Where's Millers phone number?
>What? Dead? Wait, no... we can work with that. Azzarello spent a summer learning puppetry from one of Jim Henson's cousins. We got this.
Martin Goodman (d. 1992)
Joe Simon (d. 2011)
Vincent Fago (d. 2002)
Archie Goodwin (d. 1998)
Mark Gruenwald (d. 1996)/Bob Harras/Bob Budiansky/Bobbie Chase/Carl Potts
Claremont was also Associate Editor; the rest of those along with the Executive Editors are all listed above.
Brevoort is posting a bunch of Frank Miller stuff right around the time he responded to that message on his tumblr.
Not neccesarily, if it's someone in the industry shitposting (and in some cases I could believe there'd be some creators doing that), they would be in contact with other people in the industry and get the news first.
>They're either part of the problem or too far out of the game
Yeah, but still, "Oh fuck, now Marvel's ruined because he was the only guy who could kick everyone's ass into shape and fire all the fat fucks I don't like" is exactly the kind of sentiment I'd expect to see in a Jim Shooter death announcement thread.
>The mystery death is Stan Lee
>Frank Miller and Stan Lee die on the same day
That's true but remember that whoever died, those closest to them are not gonna automatically announce it to the comic news sites. They're gonna call those creators closest to them first and then they'll tell those creators closest to them.
So I'd say whoever shitposted on Brevoort's tumblr hours ago was in the know.
Will you stop being a faggot or at least go back to spamming those "Black Canary's head is sewed to Frankenstein because DC is gross and edgy" threads so the mods can ban your faggotry again
Then I guess we still have
an active Shooter situation
>The faggot is immunized against all dangers: one may call him a scoundrel, parasite, shitposter, drone, it all runs off him like water off a raincoat. But call him a faggot and you will be astonished at how he recoils, how injured he is, how he suddenly shrinks back: “I’ve been found out.”
It was all Stan Lee. People say he's a Lich, but that's wrong. Like Galactus The Man has been absorbing life energy to one day expel it. When he finally dies the life will flow from him and in a crackle of light Jack Kirby will be reborn
The Once and Future King
Marvel is dead. Buried. Consider this mercy.
>He isn't gonna write a "Who at Marvel has died? Let's speculate" story
There's been a post made on Stan's Facebook page since the original Brevoort post was made.
Wouldn't the people in charge of it be more likely to hear early on that he had died that random people in the industry?
I thought that too, but there are probably so many degrees of separation between anyone who actually knows Stan Lee, and the people who actually post from that page, they might just not know.
I meant kept quiet as in not post any more content in general on the page until the morning when they can make an official post about his death. That latest post on his Facebook page is an article from his website; they definitely wouldn't let something like that slip through after his death.
>yfw they start working Stan's death into the marketing for Deadpool
And then Tom decided to answer the question before any death was officially announced?
It must have been somebody Brevoort knew and worked with to get such an emotional reaction out of him.
Stan seems content doing his own thing now with that Chakra the Invincible series and making his obligatory movie cameos. If a person in the know got pissed that someone died because they thought they were the last person who would be Marvel's "last hope", I can't see it being Stan.
CEEEEEEEEELEBRATE GOOD TIMES, COME ON!
SAY HI TO STEVE YA PEDO BASTARD, OH WAIT
>Anon that hatefollows Brevoort posts a "Fuck, now he's gone and he's gonna be rolling in his grave over what you're doing to Marvel!" ask to get him to rapidly start asking everybody who died like a dumbass
>Instead of ignoring or deleting it, he plays along and answers "Don't talk shit about the dead!"
>Now everyone who hatefollows Brevoort is asking who died like a dumbass
Brevoort doesn't play along with people from what I can tell. The anon didn't even imply it was a dead person, he just used the word gone which could've meant that someone left the company.
Part of it, or was once part of it. Like say a fired editor a writer who quit Quesada/Alonso-era Marvel on bad terms or something.
Or it could even be a fan who's somehow in the inner circle of comic creators.
Ike could totally fix things man, he saves money.
>How would a fired editor be in the inner circle?
Not Marvel's inner circle. Inner circle of correspondence between comics freelancers and staffers in general. We also know that whoever the anon is talking about isn't currently working for Marvel so if that person died, then family and close friends would know it first and then they may pass the news on to other people in their circle and so on, but not to Bleeding Cool or The Beat or Comics Alliance or CBR or whatever just yet.
Just because someone got fired doesn't mean they can't still be friends with someone at Marvel, or with whoever died and find out. Have you never had a work friend quit or lose their job without totally disowning them because you're 100% in lockstep with your company?
A thought just occurred to me, whats going to happen to DC when Keith Giffen dies?
Thinking more about it Keith probably has an entire comic book he himself did that is only to be published after his death involving Lobo, Ambush Bug, Vril Dox, and himself taking the piss out of everything
Guys, this probably has to do with CB Celbulski no longer being involved with Marvel Comics in the New York offices.
>gif not related
I could see Keiths buddies attempting to pull a weekend at Bernies with Keith
>Didio walks into the office
>ask whats that smell
>DeMatteis points to Keith
>Keith is propped up in the corner with sunglasses on a pencil glued to his hand and a scribbled drawing on a piece of paper
>Didio thinks nothing of it and leaves after telling Keith good work.
Since so many other people have died, for the last few days when I've woken up the first thing I'd do is grab my phone, head to /co/, and check to see if there was a sticky about Stan dying. Here's to hoping tomorrow isn't the day I see that sticky.
Glad to know I'm not alone in that. I'm going to bed. Hopefully Stan's alive and kicking in the morning, having a cup of coffee or something.
His Twitter seems to go days without updating. Alongside this, his Facebook page updated earlier. (Central time where I'm at)
I would be too. But alongside that, we'd probably get shittons of cool tribute art from artists the world over. I especially want to see what Kouhei Horikoshi would make; that man fucking loves comic books. He's got an entire table chock-full of figurines and busts of comic book characters, too.
In David Bowies song "Blackstar" he uters he words: "I'm not a Marvel star"
Cursing Stan Lee, the one who drained him confirmed.
This guy >>79033904 screencapped the Formspring to where it said 4 hours ago at 2:33 Central Time. That would put Stan's death either at or earlier than 9PM EST and the Facebook post at a good couple hours after that, more than enough time to get a hold of whoever's managing his social media accounts and such to tell them to put everything on hold.
I'm still sad about Alan, I really hope this is nothing. ;_;
HOLY FUCK It's Joseph Michael Straczynski... oh wait, he don't got shit for power no more after Marvel ass fucked him on Thor, then when he left over that they ran Supreme Power into the ground and then murdered the team TWICE.
>posting teasers about a dude's death
next level marketing
>Bendis mowing everyone down with a machine gun
You say that as if everyone publicly announces they have cancer. Bowie didn't announce his struggle until after his death and he only had less than two years between when they diagnosed it and his death.
Cancer unfortunately can come out of nowhere pretty fast.
One grandfather was almost 90 and was in better shape and exercised more than I did. Then his doctor detected bladder cancer and in about two years he was gone. It was stunning how quickly his health degraded after they detected the tumors.
hell be fine
Although your repeating digits basically confirm that you casted meme magic on him
My grandma died within six months of finding out she had colon cancer. Granted, we suspect that she had it for some time cause she had some test five years or so before that that had gotten the doctors worried, but she went "Pfft, tests are for soft people, I'll be fine".
Oh. You were saying that in terms more of Miller's looks.
Of course people do come back from cancer. There are people in their 30s who go through chemo. Shit. There are even kids who have to suffer through that shit. There are entire wards and even whole hospitals dedicated to childhood cancer.
One of my mum's cousins just had a whole chunk of his mouth removed and is probably going to have to go through some radiation to make sure they got all of it. Pretty sure he's only in his 50s. His son just got married even.
Cancer doesn't give a shit how old you are and it can really take its toll on you no matter your age.
Hell, even in my late twenties I myself had a colonoscopy just to make sure some bleeding wasn't caused by cancer. It was thankfully just some hemorrhoids. I know it's kinda gross and personal, but I want to drive home that you're never too young to have your colon or prostate checked regularly. Sometimes doctors want to have further tests like that just to make sure because it really is life or death.
Also testicular cancer in men. A kid I knew in college had to to have one removed in high school due to cancer.
Hold on guys, I'm going to go on ahead and find out who it is. Will get back to you soon.
>Your grandma sounds like she was awesome.
Do you see the problem here?
I wonder if my granddad could have had some more years in him had he listened to doctors more. He had that same pretty dumb blanket distrust of doctors and their advice. Of course he never even graduated high school because of having to work to support his family during the great depression, so maybe that didn't help.
Dude my grandma had the uncanny ability to drink anyone in our family under the table. Every family gathering she'd down more than half a carton of beer by herself. And not the light shit either. Plus, we're a big family, so there were gatherings pretty much every other week.
My grandma was 80 by the time she passed. She lived a full life. Not saying I don't miss the old bird, but it's not like she still had a lot to live for. My grandpa's closing in on 90 now, and it's not like he's a picture of health. Guy has every kind of health issues now. Fuck being that old in general
>no repeating digits
I searched "stan lee dead" and the first result was about a false rumor of his death spreading on Facebook.
TMZ reported that Stan had been sighted in a hospital, and maybe he did go without dying there
2016 is the year everyone dies motherfuckers, I hope you're all ready for this crazy ride.
God is dead. God remains dead. And we have memed him. Yet his meme still loom. How shall we comfort ourselves, the memers of all memers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our memes; who will wipe this blood off us? What meme is there for us to clean ourselves?
I honestly thought the final battle would be Stan Lee and Jim Steranko. I gotta say, I didn't see a wild card like Frank coming out of nowhere to finish the old man off.
So does this mean the final battle is going to be Miller v. Steranko now?
>Frank flips his shit on Stan and screams him down
>This causes Stan to hesitate giving Jim the opening
>Frank having no power left in him is destroyed as collateral but remembered as the hero we all deserved
You guys, Miller is fine. He just posted this picture of himself on his Twitter account.
Why are all of you casual filth posting people like Frank Miller?
Miller hasn't worked at Marvel in decades and when he did he was he had no authority to fire anyone.
It's got to be a former editor.
Shut the fuck up, cat! You're a cat, not a human! What the fuck do you know? Why don't you go back to jumping around all nimbly-bimbly from tree to tree and drinking milk from a saucer?
>First with dubs will be sacrific... volunteer.
I just got here and skimmed the thread, any breakthroughs on the case?
Pray tell us more, dear anon; let's turn this obnoxious thread into a cultivated one.
Oh boy, this is the one. Thanks anon.
>mfw when I mix up Sartre and Hugo
This is now a Hypercrisis thread
>implying it wasn't part of the plan
>I think he'd wait until he knows who it is before writing an article
Are you fucking kidding me anon? Do you not know how Rich Johnston works? He absolutely wouldn't. He'd just make a big headline to imply it might be Stan so that he gets plenty of clicks then in the actual article would just say "more as the situation develops via exclusive sources" then just hang out on /co/ until we figure out who.
Didn't a bunch of normies get MH 17 using meme magic the malaysia can't fly planes?
Well Doom still had the last laugh anyways. Killed the people that killed LT, became more powerful then LT, then had his nemesis break LT's judgement.
In the end, Doom always wins.
I've conducted a rather thorough investigation, and at the end of it, I have come to the firm conclusion that no one significant is dead.
And also that Tom Brevoort might have been a bit of an arse.
Thank you for sacrifing me.
by mentioning my post in the post referenced in this post, I meant that I was the bloke who told the other blokes to go back to reddit, because they were being rather uncouth.
I hope this explanation was necessary.
just to be safe I'm going to post this now.
On the subject of deaths and conspiracies, check this out
Yes. Because West is such an uncommon name. Never mind that Key West was a big gay vacation spot and being a gay themed rock star was kinda trendy. Though I honestly don't know if that was a real sign for a real hotel too. I'm just throwing out other bullshit reasons that still make more sense than connecting the cover of Ziggy Stardust to fucking Kanye West. Isn't that asshole enough to an attention whore?
You know, the stupid bitch of a parent who bitches about in app payments on apps kids play while his fucking idiot of a wife has one that does exactly that?
>the point of a conspiracy post is to be as insane as possible