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incorrect-sandman · a month ago
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The Corinthian: i went through an entire character arc while Morpheus was gone
Corinthian: i became more evil if you’re curious
Lucien: He's still missing, don't worry, there's still time for a redemption arc!
Corinthian: i’m going to get worse on purpose
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marchempel2 · 11 months ago
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Has my art really appeared in both MAD Magazine and The Sandman? Yes – weird but true. I'm thus either extremely versatile or annoyingly inconsistent! Anyway, here's the first and least important of two mashups I've been working on: Alfred E. Corinthian!!! From the collection of Mark Saskin, who apparently collects this sort of thing. Graphite and ink on 9″ x 12″ acid free sketch paper.
#MadMashupMonday
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ithinkwehitametaphor · 8 days ago
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Boyd Holbrook on Instagram
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nickelkeep · 5 months ago
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I. Am. Dead.
Please let me die. I’m going to Hell anyway, and when I’m there, I will politely beg the newest Lucifer to step on me.
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herbertwest · 2 months ago
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Through a Glass Darkly - A Corinthian Playlist
Your Favorite Worst Nightmare
1. Mein herz brennt - Rammstein
2. Inside of You, In Spite of You - ThouShaltNot
3. Patron Saint - The Zipheads
4. Porcelain Judas - Diablo Swing Orchestra
5. Evil Eye - Franz Ferdinand
6. My Mind's Eye - Sirenia
7. Terrible Ride - The Queenstons
8. The Zodiac - Kamelot
9. The Eyes of Extinction - Seeming
10. Dark Shines - Muse
11. Split Me Wide Open - The Bravery
12. Dreams in Formaline - Omega Lithium
13. Sleep - My Chemical Romance
14. Hell: Symmetry - Laibach
15. Inflict - Amaran
16. Träumst Du - Oomph!
17. Lullaby - Amberian Dawn
18. D is for Dangerous - Arctic Monkeys
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cheesybadgers · 5 months ago
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Look who’s been announced to be in Netflix’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman! ☺️
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Taken from @NXOnNetflix on Twitter
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mask131 · a month ago
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The Sandman bonus notes: Interviews (6)
As I explained previously several times, these are some interesting informations taken from the interviews Neil Gaiman gave for The Sandman Companion, and that were later reintroduced in compilation editions of the comic book.
THE KINDLY ONES
# When asked about wy Marc Hempel was chosen to illustrate this arc/volume of the comic, Neil Gaiman explained that The Kindly Ones is a story about shadows and silhouettes, shapes and fire, and he wanted a very simple and clear style - Marc Hempel’s style corresponded perfectly to the story he wanted to tell. He knew that the “caricatural” aspect of this style might put off some readers, but he also knew that the next arc was going to be drawn by Michael Zulli whose very realistic style would make all the grumbling readers happy again. 
# The two citations at the beginning of the story come from Jacobean plays. One is “Cupid’s Revenge” by Beaumont and Fletcher, while the other is the “White Devil” by John Webster. In fact, The Kindly Ones has several other citations and references to the plays of John Webster: He was known to write Jacobean theater plays centered around revenge, very rich and smothering plays, filled with references to the Furies and dark, tortured, inevitable events. As a result, to reference him seemed very obvious and needed for this volume. 
# While “The Castle” was written for “Vertigo Jam”, Neil Gaiman already had the idea that it would serve as a very good prologue for The Kindly Ones (since he knew beforehand the story would be bound in one volume). 
# Neil Gaiman tried to put a string in almost every scene to continue the thematc of the string of fate about to be cut off (from the Moirae/goddesses of fate), be it a supernatural chain, a telephone cord or wool being knitted. 
# Originally, Neil Gaiman planned for The Kindly Ones to only last six issues - however it ended up being thirteen issues long. 
# Neil Gaiman points out that what Geryon says is true: while most people tell you that Adam and Eve were banished of the garden of Eden because they did not obey God, in truth the Bible says that God banished them because he did not want them to eat the fruit from the Tree of Life. 
# When asked about the old ladies at the retirement home who talk with Rose Walker, Neil Gaiman explains that on a level they are just three little old ladies, and on another they are a manifestation of the Kindly Ones/Furies. And that Helena is the mysterious lost mother of Lyta Hall. 
# When asked about the tale that Amelia Crupp tells Rose, Neil Gaiman explains that he chose it because it was a popular tale about the goal of revenge and what revenge does. The original version he found was written in a bizarre dialect, so that Neil Gaiman ended up reading the story mistaking the two words frequently used in it: worm and woman. 
# Neil Gaiman explains that he had Rose go through a failed relationship with Jack in order for her to mature, by having her heart broken. If one compares the style of her letters in The Kindly Ones to the ones of The Doll’s House, where she was still twenty-two (she is twenty-five in The Kindly Ones), one can see the style has matured while staying distinctively hers. He also particularly liked the idea that Rose would be writing a thesis about the maiden/mother/crone archetype in television sitcoms, such as in Bewitched (Tabatha, Samantha and Endora) or in Roseanne (Darlene, Roseanne and Bev). All the Three-in-One. 
# The idea to resurrect the Corinthian came to Neil Gaiman from a novel of Frank Herbert, “Dune Messiah”. Many people read “Dune” first and then this sequel, but Neil Gaiman went the other way around (and found Dune to be a much heavier, obvious, clumsy) and the scene of the recreation of Duncan Idaho, with just a part of his memories, with him knowing he wasn’t going to be the same person as he once was, stuck in Gaiman’s mind. He thus reused what he got from that scene in the recreation of the Corinthian. Dream used his skull (which is a “fragment of his essence”) to recreate the Corinthian, and Neil Gaiman wanted the readers to wonder if this new Corinthian was going to be as murderous or even more violent than the previous one. Plus, on top of that, the rebirth of the Corinthian allowed Neil Gaiman to foreshadow what was going to happen to Daniel. However, Neil Gaiman insists, the two are very different cases that cannot be compared: while there are doubts about whether or not the Corinthian was resurrected, Dream very clearly and definitively died. 
# To not confuse the readers, there is a color code in The Kindly Ones: the scenes taking place in the waking world have a white space between their panels, but the scenes taking place in the Dreaming (or other supernatural realms) have a grey space between their panels. As a result it guides the readers and give them important information: when Rose meets Desire, the space between the panels switches from white to grey. 
# The word which means green and red at the same time exists: it is sinople. And the aunt about which Celia Cripps talks about is of course the defunct Ethel Cripps, former lover of Burgess and mother of John Dee, from Preludes and Nocturnes. 
# I won’t list all of them here but The Kindly Ones is stuffed to the brim with references (in the dialogue, texts, actions or visuals) to earlier arcs and volumes, be them recreation, inversion or twists. 
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fipindustries · 3 months ago
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to celebrate alpeana’s interlude and locke and key hell and gone today, this little joke as a warm up
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incorrect-sandman · a month ago
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Dream: You know, escaped nightmares can be really aggressive, so it's important to take all the necessary precautions when approaching.
Dream: *blows airhorn at the Corinthian* GET FUCKED
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marchempel2 · 2 months ago
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The Corinthian, from February of 2018. India ink and ink wash on 2-ply Bristol.
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Well, at least we now know what he was doing with his Instagram...
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He is such a dork! But he is so excited!!!!
I've decided to be excited too - though I have my reservations. I just pray it isn't The Predator all over again 😬
Now, do we daydream about the villain he will play OR is he going to pick up Indy's hat and whip 😏
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lil-chuckle · 10 days ago
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diversity win! that sentient nightmare with mouths for eyes is gay!
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herbertwest · 2 months ago
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Reposting my Corinthian art piece b/c I'm in that kind of mood
Are those real human teeth? I'll never tell ;)
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void-bee · 5 months ago
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love this funky lil asshole
the side by side comparison of this redraw
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thinkanamelater · 4 months ago
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Found these little Corinthian sketches i did a while ago as thumbnails for a bigger drawing and I lined them, so yeah here you are
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