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SUPERVILLAIN

@ComicsGrid not the type of comics criticism that the world needs. http://bit.ly/hA2i0E.
3:38 AM – 6 Apr 2011.

Are you kidding? This is what we NEED.

Activo en wordpress entre 2007 a 2015, SUPERVILLAIN fue un blog creado por Sean Witzke, y en el cual se pudo encontrar a una voz autoral llena de ansia juvenil altamente funcional y de gran elocuencia, con una audacia capaz de confeccionar reflexiones agudísimas y acertadas sobre esta obsesión que tenemos por la cultura pop, con un énfasis desinhibido, cerebral y take-no-prisoners sobre el cine y los comics. Este sitio construyó dentro de sí un léxico que fue sagaz, enérgico, muy personal y de gran presencia, no-nonsense, libre de compromisos, lejos de virtuosismos y retórica vacía y sobre el cual me suscribo completamente y que al día de hoy sigue siendo el estándar sobre el cual mido la calidad de la tinta digital que derramo en mi propio blog.

The kind of writing I like to promote.

IT’S JUST LIKE THE TITANIC ONLY IT’S FULL OF BEARS!

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But Sean, why “supervillain”?
Oct 9th, 2007 by Sean Witzke

Pictured to the left—Hank Scorpio, CEO of Globexcorp and Ruler of the East Coast of the United States.

Or—what kind of asshole are you, Sean? Can’t you just stick to profanity and jacking Squarepusher song titles? What’s this bullshit?

Part of it comes from this question—“what is a supervillain?”

And part of it is a grab at sympathetic magic, trying to get some of the sheer mania that can lead someone to build their house in an active volcano. To skip the shooting the guys family up as a message and head straight to world domination and arch-villainy. You don’t just kill people and take their stolen goods, you stage an elaborate time travel hoax and kill them in period costume and THEN take their shit.

Mad Scientists. Genius Monarchs. Spy Organizations. Damaged Mystics. Master Thieves. Alien Overlords. Businessmen. Conquerors. Billionaires. Lunatics. Anarchists.

There’s a grandiosity and an imagination to the best of them. And a basic lack of good sense. Why wouldn’t I want to be a supervillain?