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REPORT: All Quiet on the Comics Front

Written by Jude Terror on Monday, October 31 2016 and posted in News with Benefits

REPORT: All Quiet on the Comics Front

Who the fuck gets two goodbye articles?

There was nothing to report Monday evening, October 31, as longtime Outhouse ace reporter Jude Terror published his final article for the site.

For a brief moment, Axel Alonso wasn't dodging criticism in a CBR fluff interview. Tom Brevoort, Brian Bendis, and Dan Slott were not berating fans about canceled books, spoilers, or "not understanding how comics work." Frank Cho wasn't trolling critics with "outrage" drawings. At least not for the past ten minutes. As far as we know.

The industry was still a cesspool of discrimination, harassment, and general dysfunction, but that goes without saying.

No one was fighting on Twitter. No website claimed to have an "EXXXCLUSIVE" on officially sanctioned preview artwork. The standard price of comics was holding steady at $4.99. Wolverine was still dead, and DC hadn't done something stupid in 81 days - not their longest time on record, but formidable enough effort, I think we all agree.

Somewhere out there, an unpaid intern by the name of Vlad Kozinkerov was sound asleep, his belly full, no work to be done until morning. "Mr. Didio told me, Vlad, take night off and get pizza on me," he said, a glimmer of contentment in his eyes. "So that is what I do."

It was quiet.

A little too quiet.

It wouldn't last forever, of course.

Then again, nothing does.

See you in the comments section.


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About the Author - Jude Terror

Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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