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"Untitled" (Jizart) (DeviantArt)
"Yondu Udonta" (Kajiji (Urro)) (DeviantArt)
"Alien Noogie" (giulal) (DeviantArt)
"Fool Things", "Drivers Ed", "Not the first time..." (Skidar) (DeviantArt)
"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - By Heart", " - Stars", " - Miss You" (maXKennedy) (DeviantArt)

[Archive of Our Own]

Title: "damn your love, damn your lies"
Author: Lapin (AO3)
Rating: General Audiences
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter Quill (Young / Kid), Yondu Udonta, Kraglin, Tullk
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 4,547 Words
Point of View: Yondu's
Setting: The first film (2014)
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): It takes a week for them to find the kid an implant. Takes just a week.
Side Note (Mine): Implant = Universal Translator

Title: "Here's the Thing"
Author: Drag0nst0rm (AO3)
Rating: General Audiences
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter Quill (Young / Kid - Adult), Yondu, Kraglin, Ego
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 2,870 Words
Point of View: Yondu's
Setting: Both Films
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): Yondu doesn't set out to break the code. It just sort of happens. (He doesn't set out to be Peter's dad either. That just sort of happens too.)
Side Note (Mine): N/A

Title: "Fire The Fields, The Weed Is Sown"
Author: ThisMessIsAPlace (DJFero) (AO3)
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter (Young - Adult = Past - Present), Yondu, Kraglin, Gamora, Drax, Rocket
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 2,631 Words
Point of View: Peter's
Setting: Both Films
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): "You didn't shit it up too much," Yondu admits at length. "Jes gotta learn when to show yer back and when to show yer gun, an' someday you'll be half like a real Ravager." / He lands a hand on Peter's shoulder and he squeezes enough Peter feels it in the muscle. They don't say anything more.
Side Note (Mine): N/A

Title: "The Call of the Hunt"
Author: WittyWallflower (AO3)
Rating: Not Rated
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter (Young), Yondu
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 2129 Words
Point of View: Yondu + Peter's (Young)
Setting: During first film w/ elements of second.
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): from a prompt to write a fic for a title given at random "The Call of the Hunt" / Young Peter is small and skinny, good for thieving. That doesn't necessary mean he is good AT thieving. When a job goes wrong, Yondu has to help him out.
Side Note (Mine): necessary = necessarily

Title: "Five Times"
Author: Davechicken (AO3)
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter, Yondu
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter (w/ 5 Short Stories / Vignettes), 837 Words
Point of View: Peter (Young)
Setting: First Film
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): Fives times Peter hated Yondu.
Side Note (Mine): N/A

"Off Topic" / Not Father-Son Relationship-centric But Does Mention Brieftly (and Features Elements of Peter-Groot Family/Parent-Child):

Title: "Growth Rings"
Author: KairosImprimatur (AO3)
Rating: General Audiences
Category / Genre: General
Characters: Peter, Gamora, Rocket, Drax, Groot, Nebula, Yondu (in Flashback), Mantis, Ego the Living Planet (Flashback)
Pairing(s): None
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 5433 Words
Point of View: Various Characters' (Team's)
Setting: Post-Film 2 (f/ Reflecting on the Past / Elements of Film 1)
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): It's Groot's birthday. Okay, it hasn't been anywhere near a year since he sprouted, and the whole concept of a year is kind of meaningless in space anyway, but Peter just really wants to throw a birthday party for Groot, what's wrong with that?
Side Note (Mine): N/A

Title: "There Ain't a Cloud in Sight"
Author: KairoImprimatur (AO3)
Rating: General Audiences
Category / Genre: F/M, General
Characters: Guardians / Team (f/ Mantis), Nebula, Yondu (Flashback)
Pairing(s): Peter / Gamora
Length: 1-Shot / Chapter, 5,474
Point of View: Peter's, Mantis's
Setting: Post-Film 2
Summary (By Author / Taken from AO3): Everybody knew what she could do. Nobody really stopped to think about what it could mean for the Guardians. / MAJOR SPOILERS FOR GOTG VOL. 2! WATCH IT BEFORE READING!
Side Note (Mine): Mantis-centric


Fraiser (+ Martin) Crane ("Fraiser"), Joe DuBois ("Medium"), James Gordon (--Note: The version from the DC Comics / comic book series: "Batgirl" / The New 52), Andre Johnson ("Black-ish") (--Also: Earl "Pops" Johnson + Bow's dad, Paul Johnson), Keith Mars ("Veronica Mars"), Jay Pritchett (and the various other TV Dads in "Modern Family" --Phil, Cam, Mitch), Henry Spencer ("Psych"), (Master) Splinter ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" / TV Series / 2012 - / Nickolodeon), Greg Universe ("Steven Universe"), Stoick the Vast ("How to Train Your Dragon" franchise), Joe West ("The Flash" / TV Series) (--Also: Henry Allen + Harrison "Harry" Wells from Earth-2)

Father Figures:
Luke Danes ("Gilmore Girls"), Rupert Giles ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), J'onn J'onzz / Martian Manhunter ("Supergirl" / TV Series), Artie Nielsen ("Warehouse 13"), Col. Sherman T. Potter ("M*A*S*H" / TV Series) (--Also: Lt. Col. Henry Blake), Bobby Singer ("Supernatural"), Max Tennyson ("Ben 10" franchise)

(Non-Father's Day-Related)

Fan Art:
DeviantArt: "The God and the Dad and the Ugly" (Post: 5/12) (--f/ Ego, Yondu, Mantis) (--Note: Can also be found as a t-shirt at TeePublic)

Reading: Comic Books:
"Batgirl" (The New 52) (Writer: Gail Simone; Artist: Ardian Syaf) (Vol. 2: 'Knightfall Descends', 2013)
"Nova" (Marvel Now!) (Writer: Jeph Loeb; Artist: Ed McGuinness) (Vol. 1: 'Origin', 2014) *
"Guardians of the Galaxy" (Marvel Now!) (Writer(s): Brian Michael Bendis / co.; Artist(s): Nick Bradshaw / co.) (Vol. 3: 'Guardians Disassembled', 2015) (--Note: Includes Issue #1 of "Earth's Mightiest Hero: Captain Marvel" (Marvel Now!, 2012) and the issue of "The Amazing Spider-Man" that introduced Agent Venom back in 2011.) *

(Have also read recently: "Supergirl" (The New 52) (Vol. 2: 'Girl in the World', 2013), "The Flash" (The New 52) (Vol. 1: 'Move Forward', 2013); Still / currently re-reading: "Harley Quinn" (The New 52) (Vol. 1: 'Hot in the City', 2015))

(* = Some / most of the issues in those collected editions = re-reading after a long absense / falling behind on those series + certain titles from DC Comics' The New 52 and Marvel Comic's "Marvel Now!)
[Guardians of the Galaxy] _ (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

General Information:
[Google ("Wiki (Pages/Sites") (Comics: (Marvel Now! / Team Title): Writer(s): ex. Brian Michael Bendis (--Also / went to work on one of the current team titles / series: "Guardians of the Galaxy: New Guard", 2016 - Present, Post-Marvel Now!); Artist(s): ex. Steve McNiven, Sara Pichelli) (Films: Director/Writer: James Gunn; Co-Writer (1st Film): Nicole Perlman --Some current / recently working on projects / writing for: (Comics) "Gamora" (2017) + (Film) "Captain Marvel" (2019))] [Wikipedia (Celestials --Also, see bottom of page for sections / pages on: The Eternals, Marvel Cosmic Entities, Marvel's Cosmic Settings)] [Comic Vine] [IMDB (Ex. - Film: "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3" (Gunn, Year/TBA) (Release Date / USA: TBA)] [Behind the Voice Actors] [Box Office Mojo] [TV Tropes (& Idioms).org]

[Google: Films: "Deleted Scenes", "Easter Eggs", "Post-Credit Scenes"; Theme Park: (Disneyland) "Disney California Adventure - 'Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!" (Opens: 5/27) (YouTube)] [Magazines: Cinefex, Empire (UK), Entertainment Weekly, Film Comment, GamesRadar (f/ "SFX" (UK), "Total Film" (UK)), SciFiNow (UK), Variety, WIRED] [Newspaper: The Guardian (UK)] [Radio: NPR.org] [Reviews: Films: JustSeenIt, Metacritic (--Also: Video Games), RogerEbert.com] [The A.V. Club] [BBC] [BBC America] [Comic Book Resources] [Comic Vine (Articles: "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2: Who Are The Post-Credit Characters?" -Post; 4/28; "Who is Marvel's Adam Warlock?" -Post: 5/4 --Filed under: Adam Warlock (Character))] [Fandango (Article: "'Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2' Easter Egg Guide" -Post: 5/8)] [IndieWire] [io9] [Nerdist] [Paste Magazine] [PopMatters (Enter into Search Engine: "Guardians of the Galaxy")] [ScreenRant] [SuperHeroHype] [SyFyWire (Blastr) (Enter title/team name into search engine)] [ToonZone] [Vox]

Fan Sites:
[Google: "Memes", "Parodies", "Podcasts", "Tumblr"] [Fan Discussion / Forums: Reddit]

[Google: "Beverages / Drinks" (f/ Mocktails), "Cakes / Cupcakes / Desserts", "Cooking / Food / Recipes", "GIFs"] [DeviantArt (Cosplay) (Drawing: "Guardians of the Future" (happydragonpictures; 2014) --Mash-Up w/ "Futurama")]

[Google: "Screencaps"] [(Comics): Dreamwidth: Community: scans_daily: Tags: Group, Title]

[Hulu] [OnStory.TV: Watch: Episode - "Zombies and Groot - Bringing Comics to Life" (Post: 10/8/16) --Features: Nicole Perlman ("GotG.") + Angela Kang ("The Walking Dead")] [Vimeo] [YouTube: Comic Books (Writer(s): ex. Brian Michael Bendis); (Fan) Guides, History / Origins; Behind the Scenes (+ Featurette / Making Of / On Set) / B-Roll / Gag Reel / Outtakes, Interviews (ex. Comic-Cons, "Good Morning America", "The Graham Norton Show" (UK), "Made in Hollywood"); IMDB Exclusive: "No Small Parts": Pom Klementieff, Michael Rooker; (Interview) IMDB On the Scene: "'Guardians' Cast Reveal Their 'Avengers' Besties"; TV: (Animation): "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes" (2.6: 'Michael Korvac', 2012) (Disney XD) (--Note: Link - Google / Search - Videos: YouTube, various), "(Marvel's) Ultimate Spider-Man" (2.17 (or 18?): 'Guardians of the Galaxy", 2013) (3.1: 'The Return of the Guardians of the Galaxy', 2014) (Disney XD), "(Marvel's) Avengers Assemble" (1.22: 'Guardians and Space Knights', 2014) (2.12: 'Widow's Run', 2015) (Disney XD), "(Marvel's) Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." (1.26: 'It's A Wonderful Smash', 2014) (2.5: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 2014) (2.16: 'Planet Monster: Part 2", 2015) (Disney XD), "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy" (2015 - Present) (Disney XD), (Shorts) "Marvel's Rocket and Groot" (2017) (Disney XD); Video Games: "Marvel: Avengers Alliance" (2012), "Marvel: Contest of Champions" (2014); Fan Made Videos: Cosplay (f/ DIY/Make-Up Tutorials) + How to Draw + User: How It Should Have Ended - Search: GotG / Marvel]

[Archive of Our Own] [Fanfiction.net]

[Etsy] [Redbubble (ex. T-Shirt: "Guardians of Ooo" (Mash-Up w/ "Adventure Time")]


(Marvel NOW!) "Captain Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Hero" (Writer: DeConnick; Artists: ex. Soy) (2012 - 2013)
(Marvel NOW!) "Guardians of the Galaxy" (Writer: Brian Michael Bendis; Artist: ex. Steven McNiven) (2013 - 2015)
(Marvel NOW!) "Legendary Star-Lord" (Writer: Sam Humphries; Artist: ex. Paco Medina) (2014 - 2016)

Looking Into / Need to Read:
"Guardians of the Galaxy" (Writers: Abnett / Lanning; Artists: ex. Pellettier) (2008) (Collected Editions / 'Complete Collections' / Volumes 1-2 / 2014) ***
(Marvel NOW!) "Nova" (Writers: Loeb / Duggan / (Zeb) Wells; Artists: McGuinness / Medina) (2013 - 2014(5)) ***
(Marvel NOW!) "Guardians 3000" (Writer: Dan Abnett; Artist: Gerardo Sandoval) (2014 - 2015) (+ 'Korvac Saga: Warzones!') **/***
"Marvel's Guardians of Galaxy Prelude" (Writer: Abnett / Lanning; Artists: ex. Alves) (2014) ***
"Guardians of the Galaxy: New Guard" (Writer: Brian Michael Bendis; Artist: Valerio Schiti) (2016 - Present) *
"Captain Marvel" (Writers: Fazekas / Butters; Artists: Anka / Gage) (2016 - Present) (Collected Editions / 2 Vols. / So Far)
"Gamora" (Writer: Nicole Pearlman; Artists: Ribic / Checchetto) (2016 - Present)
(Grounded) "Star-Lord" (Writer: Chip Zdarsky; Artist: Kris Anka) (Collected Edition / Issues 1-6 / 2016-7) (Release Date/USA: 6/20)
"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Prelude" (Writer: Pilgrim; Artists: ex. Allen / Mutti) (2017)
"Nova" (Writer: Jeff Loveness; Artist: Ramon Perez) (Collected Edition / Issues 1-7 / 2017) (Release Date/USA: 8/8)
"The Mighty Captain Marvel" (Writer: Margaret Stohl; Artist: Ramon Rosanas) (2017)
(* = Collected Edition / Vol. 4: 'Grounded' / Issues 15-19 / 2017) (Release Date/USA: 10/31)
(** = Based on/Features the original Guardians / 1969 Team --Note: f/ Yondu Udonta)
(*** = Need to re-read Vol. 1 / Issues + onwards for these titles)


"Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels" (Brian Michael Bendis, 2014)
"Guardians of the Galaxy: Creating Marvel's Spacefaring Super Heroes: The Complete Comics History" (Mark Sumerak, 2017)
"Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy: The Ultimate Guide to the Cosmic Outlaws" (Nick Jones, 2017)


Sam Alexander / Nova, Vance Astro / 'Major Victory', Special Agent Abigail Brand (--Team Affiliations: ex. S.W.O.R.D.), Bug, Cosmo (the Spacedog) (--Note: Would like to see more of him + with a speaking role this time), Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel (--Note: Maybe get to see her as Binary...), Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel, Phyla-Vell / Quasar, Norrin Radd / Silver Surfer, Monica Rambeau / Captain Marvel / Photon / Pulsar / Spectrum, Replica (--Race: Skrull), Richard Rider / Nova / Quasar, Flash Thompson / Agent Venom, Wendell Vaughn / Quasar

Annihilus, Galan / Galactus, (Michael) Korvac (Korvac / The Enemy), Kevin MacTaggert / Proteus, Skrulls, Super-Adaptoid, Titus (--Former Team Affiliation: Nova Corps), Universal Church of Truth

(Cosmic Entities):
(Wikipedia: List of cosmic entities in Marvel Comics)
Death, Eternity, In-Betweener, Infinites, Infinity, Kronos, Living Tribunal, Lord Chaos, Oblivion, Master Order, Origin, Owen Reeces / Molecule Man, Un-Being, Uni-Lord

Team(s) / Organization(s):
S.W.O.R.D. (Sentient World Observation and Response Department) (--Off-Shoot of S.H.I.E.L.D.)

Adam Warlock: Jensen Ackles ("Smallville", "Supernatural"), Robbie Amell ("The Flash", "The X-Files"), David Anders ("Alias", "Heroes", "iZombie"), Alimi Ballard ("Numb3rs", "CSI"; "Lucifer") (--Note: Played the voice of Falcon in the animated series, "The Super Hero Squad Show"), David Boreanaz ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer" / "Angel", "Bones"), Alexis Denisof ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer" / "Angel", "Grimm") (--Note: Played / the voice of 'The Other' in MCU films: "The Avengers" (2012) + "Guardians of the Galaxy" (2014)), Bradley James ("Merlin", "iZombie", "Damien"), Aldis Hodge ("Leverage", "TURN: Washington's Spies", "Underground"), Christian Kane ("Angel", "Leverage", "The Librarians"), Andrew Lincoln ("The Walking Dead"), James Marsters ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer" / "Angel", "Smallville"), Ewan McGregor ("Star Wars" Prequels; "Fargo"), Tom Mison ("Sleepy Hollow"), Cillian Murphy ('The Dark Knight' trilogy, "Inception"), Timothy Omundson ("Deadwood", "Jericho", "Psych", "Galavant"; "Supernatural", "Lucifer"), Jared Padalecki ("Gilmore Girls", "Supernatural"), Danny Pino ("Cold Case", "Law & Order: SVU", "BrainDead"), Sasha Roiz ("Grimm"), D.B. Woodside ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Lucifer"), Noah Wyle ("ER", "Falling Skies", "The Librarians")

Cosmo (the Spacedog): (Voice): Misha Collins ("Supernatural") (--Note: Examples of the actor speaking/has an accent/Russian: YouTube (Various interviews at special events + conventions), "CSI" (5.13: 'Nesting Dolls', 2005)), Pasha (or: Pavel) D. Lychnikoff ("Deadwood", "Leverage", "The Big Bang Theory", "Ray Donovan", "Shameless", "Insomnia") (--Note: From Russia), David Nykl ("Stargate: Atlantis", "Arrow") (--Note: In "Arrow", he plays Anatoli Knyazev, whose an old-former friend/contact of Oliver Queen/Green Arrow's in Russia.)

"Cliffs of Dover" (Eric Johnson) (Recorded in '88-'89; Released in '90.) (Genre: Instru./Hard/Progressive Rock) (--Source/Info., according to Wikipedia) [YouTube: Live Performance in Austin, TX, '88]

Song with Lyrics:
"Bad Moon Rising", "Fortunate Son" (Creedence Clearwater Revival) (1969), "Lookin' Out My Back Door" (1970), "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" (1970/1971)
"Desperado" , "Tequila Sunrise" (1973), "Life in the Fast Lane" (1977) (The Eagles)
"Radar Love" (Golden Earring) (1973)
"Peace of Mind", "Foreplay/Long Time" (Boston) (1975-1977)
"Carry On Wayward Son" (Kansas) (1975/1976)
"Keep on Tryin'" (Poco) [YouTube: Live Performance or Music Video? / 1975]
"(Don't Fear) The Reaper" (1976), "Godzilla" (1971), "Burnin' For You" (1981) (Blue Oyster Cult)
"Go Your Own Way" (Fleetwood Mac) (1976/1977) [YouTube: Live / 1979]
"Renegade" (Styx) (1978/1979) [YouTube]
"Hurts So Good", "Jack & Diane" (John Cougar) (--later: Mellencamp) (1982)
"Here Comes the Rain Again" (Eurythmics) (1984)
"Shout", "Everybody Wants to Rule the World", "Head Over Heels" (Tears for Fears) (1984/1985)
"Pride (in the Name of Love)" (1984), "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (1987), "With or Without You" (1987) (U2)
"Summer of '69" (Bryan Adams) (1985)
"Don't You (Forget About Me)" (Simple Minds) (1985) (--Note: f/ in "The Breakfast Club" -Hughes, 1985)
"Rough Boy" (ZZ Top) (1985)
"Cult of Personality" (Living Colour) (1988)
"Personal Jesus" (Depeche Mode) (1989)


Google: "Marvel's Deadpool" / Animated TV Series (10-Episodes Ordered by FXX)

Metacritic: Feature: "2016-17 TV Season Scorecard" (or: "List of Renewed and Canceled TV Shows for 2016-17 Season (with Metascores)") (Post: 6/2/16 + Various/Continous Updates/2017)

IMDB: Article: "Insider: Robert Zemeckis Is Frontrunner to Direct 'The Flash' (Exclusive)" (Post: 5/16) (--For news on which (other) directors (ex. Sam Raimi, Matthew Vaughn) are on the short list to helm the film, see: Robert Zemeckis - News); Film: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2" (Yates, 2018, USA/UK) (Release Date / USA: 11/16/18) (--Note: Cast List + News --Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore)

Reading: Comic Books:
(DC Rebirth) "Batgirl and the Birds of Prey" (Writers: Shawna Benson / Julie Benson (--sisters); Artists: ex. Claire Roe) (Collected Edition: Vol. 1: 'Who is Oracle?' / Issues 1-6 + "Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth" / 1-Shot) (--Note: Vol. 2 - Release Date / USA: 9/26)

Release Dates:
(TV Movie) "Psych: The Movie" (Director: Steve Franks; Writers: Franks / James Roday) (Airs: Dec. 2017, USA Network)

Redbubble: Apparel / Various Mediums: "Gem City" (Mash-Up: "Sin City" + "Steven Universe"); Framed Prints: "Modern Ghibli"
Watching: "Feud: Bette and Joan" (1.4: 'More, or Less', 2017)

[Women's History Month: Rec. List] _ (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

Cristela Alonzo, Margaret Cho, Nikki Glaser, Hannah Hart, Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Emily Heller, Jen Kirkman, April Richardson, Amy Schumer, Aisha Tyler, Janet Varney; (Various guests - "@ Midnight" / TV Series / 2013 - Present / Comedy Central)

"Ms. Marvel" (Writer: Brian Reed; Artists: Robert de la Torre / various) (Issues: 1, 2; Collected Editions: Vols. 2-4) (2005 - 2007)
"Birds of Prey" (Writer: Gail Simone; Artists: Ed Benes / Adriana Melo / various) (Vol. 1: 'Endrun', 2011; Vol. 2: 'Death of Oracle', 2012)
"Zatanna" (Writer: Paul Dini; Artist: Stephanie Roux) (Vol. 2: 'Shades of the Past') (2011) **
"Earth's Mightiest Hero: Captain Marvel" ('Marvel Now') (Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick; Artists: Dexter Soy / various) (2012 - 2013)
"Supergirl" ('The New 52') (Writer: Michael Green / Mark Johnson; Artist: Mahmud Asrar) (Vol. 1: 'Last Daughter of Krypton') (2012)
"Batgirl" ('The New 52') (Writer: Gail Simone; Artists: Adrian Syaf / Vincente Vincente / various) (Collected Edition: Vol. 1: 'The Darkest Reflection') (2013)
"Black Widow" ('Marvel Now') (Writer: Nathan Edmondson; Artists: Phil Noto / various) (2014 - 2015)
"Ms. Marvel" ('Marvel Now') (Writer: G. Willow Wilson; Artists: Adrian Alphona) (Collected Edition: Vol. 1: 'No Normal') (2014)
"Storm" ('Marvel Now') (Writer: Greg Pak; Artists: Victor Ibanez / various) (2014 - 2015)
"Harley Quinn" ('The New 52') (Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti; Artists: Amanda Conner / Chad Hardin) (Collected Edition: Vol. 1: 'Hot in the City') (2015)
"Scarlet Witch" (Writer: James Robinson; Artists: Vanessa Del Ray / various) (2015 - 2017) *

(* = Collected Edition: Vol. 3: "The Final Hex" - Release Date / USA: 5/2/17)
(** = Collected Edition: "Zatanna by Paul Dini" (Issues 1-16, 'Zatanna: Everyday Magic' #1) - Released: 3/7/17) (Amazon)

Critical Essay:
"Feminism, postfeminism, Liz Lemonism: comedy and gender politics on 30 Rock." (Linda Mizejewski, 2012) (Source: TheFreeLibrary) (--Google / Search: "Critical Essay / 'Liz Lemon, Feminism'")

"Mulan" (Cook / Bancroft, 1998)
"Persepolis" (Marjane Satrapi / Vincent Paronnaud, 2007, France / Iran) (--Adaptation of Saptrapi's autobio. graphic novel)
"Tangled" (Greno / Howard, 2010)
"Brave" (Mark Andrews / Brenda Chapman, 2012)
"Frozen" (Chris Buck / Jennifer Lee, 2013)

"9 to 5" (Higgins, 1980)
"The Silence of the Lambs" (Demme, 1991)
"The Joy Luck Club" (Wang, 1993)
"Little Women" (Gillian Armstrong, 1994)
"The Hours" (Daldry, 2002, UK / USA)
"Knocked Up" (Apatow, 2007)
"Julie & Julia" (Nora Ephron, 2009)
"The Kids Are Alright" (Lisa Cholodenko, 2010)
"Bridesmaids" (Feig, 2011)
"Still Alice" (Glatzer / Westmoreland, 2014)
"Veronica Mars" (Thomas, 2014) (Continuation of the TV Series / same title)
"Spy" (Feig, 2015)
"Trainwreck" (Apatow, 2015) (Written by: Amy Schumer)
"Ghostbusters" (Feig, 2016)

"Mrs. Dalloway" (Virginia Woolf, 1925, UK)
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" (Joyce Carol Oates, 1966) (Short Story)
"The House on Mango Street" (Sandra Cisneros, 1984)
"Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories" (Sandra Cisneros, 1991)
"Persepolis" (Writer / Artist: Marjane Satrapi; 2000, France) (Autobiography / Graphic Novel)

(Works by Author): Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath

"Glamour" (Women's Magazine) (1939 - Present) (Google / Search)

Dixie Chicks, Heart, Sarah McLachlan, Kylie Minogue

Solo Artists:
Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

"Just A Girl" (Artist: No Doubt; Album: 'Tragic Kingdom'; 1994)

"The Legend of Korra" (2012 - 2014) (Nickelodeon)
"Steven Universe" (2013 - Present) (Cartoon Network) (Created by: Rebecca Sugar)
"Star vs. the Forces of Evil" (2015 - Present) (Disney XD)
"The Powerpuff Girls" (2016 - Present) (Cartoon Network)
"Tangled: Before Ever After" (TV Movie) (Caulfield / Sandoval, 2017) (Disney Channel) (--Note: Leads into "T:TS.")
"Tangled: The Series" (2017 - Present) (Disney Channel)

"America in Primetime" (1.1: 'Independent Woman', 2011) (PBS)
"Makers: Women Who Make America" (2013 - 2014) (PBS)

"Murphy Brown" (1988 - 1998) (CBS) (Created by: Diane English)
"The X-Files" (1993 - 2002; Revival: 2016) (FOX) (--FBI Special Agent Dana Scully)
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997 - 2003) (The WB, UPN)
"Just Shoot Me!" (1997 - 2003) (NBC) (Created by: Steven Levitan, "Modern Family")
"Gilmore Girls" (2000 - 2007) (The WB, TheCW) (--Note: Revival Season: "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life", 2016, Netflix)
"Rosemary & Thyme" (2003 - 2007, UK) (ITV)
"Veronica Mars" (2004 - 2007) (UPN, TheCW)
"Medium" (2005 - 2011) (NBC, CBS)
"30 Rock" (2006 - 2013) (NBC)
"Modern Family" (2009 - Present) (ABC)
"Mike & Molly" (2010 - 2016) (CBS)
"New Girl" (2011 - Present) (FOX) (Created by: Elizabeth Meriwether)
"Veep" (2012 - Present) (HBO)
"Inside Amy Schumer" (2013 - Present) (Comedy Central)
"Black-ish" (2014 - Present) (ABC)
"Cristela" (2014 - 2015) (ABC)
"iZombie" (2015 - Present) (TheCW)
"Supergirl" (2015 - Present) (TheCW)
"Amrican Housewife" (2016 - Present) (ABC)
"Feud: Betty and Joan" (2017 - Present) (FX)


Watching: "The Big Bang Theory" (10.18: 'The Escape Hatch Identification', 2017) (CBS)

[Sword Art Online] _ (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

Release Date(s):
Film (In Theatres):
(3/9, 3/13 - 3/16): (AMC Theatres): (Film): "Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale" (Ito, 2017, Japan) (Language: Japanese; Subtitles: English) (--'Event' - f/ Special Features before the feature - Trivia about the franchise / series + comments / interviews with the original Japanese voice cast.) ((--See for info. / tickets: Fandango, FathomEvents; Google: "English Dub" --Film returns to select cinemas in the U.S. on 4/22 - w/ an English voice cast.; Digital HD / DVD / Blu-Ray (U.S.): TBA)

General Information:
[Google (Music)] [Wikipedia] [IMDB] [Sword Art Online US Official Website] [Sword Art Online The Movie - Ordinal Scale - Official Site] [Anime News Network] [MyAnimeList.net (--Features: Videos / Episodes)] [Sword Art Online Wiki] [Sword Art Online Game.com (--Video Games)] [Sword Art Online - Memory Defrag (--New Story for the Video Game; Mobile Devices)] [TV Tropes (& Idioms).org] [Common Sense Media] [Board Game Geek] [Behind the Voice Actors] [Comic Vine]

[Magazines: The Hollywood Reporter (Article: "Japanese Novel and Anime Franchise...Being Adapted as Live-Action TV Series" -Post: 8/2/16), Otaku USA, Variety] [Reviews: Metacritic] [Anime Mojo (Article: "Box Office: ...'Ordinal Scale' Has Earned $12M In Japan" -Post: 3/7)] [Anime Now! (Article: 'Your Complete 'Sword Art Online' Anime Timeline" - Post: Today)] [Aniplex USA] [Crunchyroll (Article: "Feature: Novel vs Anime - Why the 'Sword Art Online' TV Anime is an Excellent Adaptation" -Post: 3/6) (Search - Videos, Library Results, more)] [Gematsu (Article: "IBM Japan announces...virtual reality project" -Post: 2/22/16)] [Google: "Anime / TV Series / Season 3"] [IBM.com (IBM Systems Blog: In the Making: "Making IBM magic with 'Sword Art Online The Movie'" - Post: Today --Film: "Sword Art Online The Movie - Ordinal Scale")] [IGN] [Kotaku] [Nerd Reactor (Article: "Interview with Sword Art Online The Movie - Ordinal Scale - creators" -Post: 3/7 --Hollywood, CA / U.S. Premiere / From: 3/1)] [Road to VR (Article: "Oculus Showing...Demo for the Oculus Rift at Anime Expo---Breaking" -Post: 7/3/14)] [ToonZone]

Fan Sites:
[Discussion / Forums: GameFAQs, Reddit] [Google: "Anime Like SAO" / "Games" (Similar to / Lists), "How to Draw" / "-Play" / "-Cosplay", "Podcasts", "Tumblr"] [Baka-Updates Manga (--Info., News, Releases, Recs., User Ratings, Forums, more)] [Know Your Meme]

[DeviantArt (Cosplay)] [GIFs: Giphy]

[Crunchyroll] [Daisuki: Anime Consortium Japan] [Hulu] [YouTube: Interviews, TV Series (Anime / Seasons 1-2 / English Dub) (--Music), Film (Anime / "Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale" (Ito, 2017, Japan) / Original Japanese) (--Music; Premiere)]

[Archive of Our Own] [Fanfiction.net]

[Amazon] [eBay] [Etsy] [GameStop] [Hot Topic] [Light In The Box - Anime Costumes] [Redbubble]


"Grave of the Fireflies" (Takahata, 1988, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "My Neighbor Totoro" (Miyazaki, 1988, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "Roujin Z" (Kitakubo, 1991, Japan) (Studios: ex. Tokyo Theaters Co.), "Memories" (Anthology: "Magnetic Rose" / Morimoto, "Stink Bomb" / Okamura, "Cannon Fodder" / Otomo; 1995, Japan) (Studios: Studio 4C, Madhouse), "Perfect Blue" (Kon, 1997, Japan) (Studio: Madhouse), "Millennium Actress" (Kon, 2001, Japan) (Studio: Madhouse), "Spirited Away" (Miyazaki, 2001, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "Tokyo Godfathers" (Kon, 2003, Japan) (Studio: Madhouse), "Howl's Moving Castle" (Miyazaki, 2004, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "Steamboy" (Otomo, 2004, Japan), "Paprika" (Kon, 2006, Japan) (Studio: Madhouse), "Tekkonkinkreet" (Arias, 2006, Japan) (Studio: Studio 4C), "Ponyo" (Miyazaki, 2008, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "(The Secret World of) Arrietty" (Yonebayashi, 2010, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli), "From Up on Poppy Hill" (G. Miyazaki, 2011, Japan) (Studio: Studio Ghibli)

TV Series:
"Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" (2002 - 2005, Japan) (Studio: Production I.G), "Chrono Crusade" (2003 - 2004, Japan) (Studio: Gonzo), "Soul Eater" (2008 - 2009, Japan) (Studio: Bones), "Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood" (2009 - 2010, Japan) (Studio: Bones), "Durarara!!" (2010, Japan) (Studio: Brian's Base), "Mobile Suit Gundom: Iron-Blooded Orphans" (2015 - 2017, Japan) (Studio: Sunrise)

(Film / Direct-to-DVD): "Batman: Gotham Knight" (Anthology: 1. "Have I Got A Story for You" (Nishimi; Studio: Studio 4C), 2. "Crossfire" (Higashide; Studio: Production I.G), 3. "Field Test" (Morioka; Studio: Bee Train), 4. "In Darkness Dwells" (Aoki; Studio: Madhouse), 5. "Working Through Pain" (Kubooka; Studio: Studio 4C), 6. "Deadshot" (Nam; Studio: Madhouse); 2008, Japan / U.S.) (--Note: Sort of "set" between "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight" (Nolan, 2005 + 2008, U.S. / UK); Also, a sort of co-production with Warner Bros. Animation / DC Comics / DCAU. The screenplay is co-written by writers from DC Comics / ex. Greg Rucka ("Gotham Central") + DCAU / ex. Bruce Timm. Plus, the english voice cast is in the style of and features quite a few DCAU / Timm-Dini-verse regulars. Namely, Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne / Batman; whose been voicing the character since "Batman: The Animated Series" (1992 - 1995) to / and currently, "Justice League Action" (2016 - Present) (Cartoon Network) (Studio: Warner Bros. Animation / DC Entertainment).)


IMDB: Poll: "Hugh Jackman as The Wolverine" (Post: 3/13?) (--Which appearance / favorite?)

Google: "'Firefly' (TV Series, FOX) + Reboot?"

IMDB: Picks: "Is There Life on Mars? Movies About the Red Planet" (Post: 3/13?) (--Image Gallery / Film List / Info.), "'Metropolis' Machine and More Leading Ladies of the 20's" (Post: 3/13?) (--90th Anniversary of "Metropolis" (Fritz Lang, 1927, Germany) --Note: Bridgette Helm played the Machinenmensch.)

mental_floss: Article: "10 Horrifying Demons and Spirits from Japanese Folklore" (Post: 10/29/14)

Reading: Comic Books:
"Ms. Marvel" (Writer: Brian Reed; Artists: ex. Robert de la Torre) (Issues 1-2; Vol. 2: 'Civil War' / Issues 6-10, Sp. 1) ('05-'07?)
"Moon Knight" (Writer: Brian Michael Bendis; Artist: Alex Maleev) (Volume 2) (Issues 8-12) (2012)
"Moon Knight" (Writers: Warren Ellis / various; Artists: Declan Shalvey / various) (Issues 1-13) (2014 - 2015) ('Marvel Now')

(Not Rec.):
"Moon Knight" (Writer: Mike Benson; Artist: Mark Texeira) (Volume 3: 'God and Country') (Issues 14 - 20) (2008)

YouTube: "Adam Savage's One Day Builds" (ex. 'Hellboy Sword', 'Star Trek Captain's Chair')
Watching: "New Girl" (6.2: 'Hubbedy Bubby', 2016) (FOX)

[Bryan Cranston] _ (Famous Birthday / Today / 61 y.o.) (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

YouTube: "Geeking Out" (1.7, 2016) (AMC) - Interview about + tour of set / behind the scenes of "SuperMansion" (TV Series / Stop-Motion Animation, 2015 - Present, Crackle / Adult Swim (Cartoon Network) (--Note: Cranston expressed interest in / could see himself playing a supervillain in a comic book film like Mister Sinister (Marvel Comics; X-Men - titles).

DC Comics:
King Faraday (Team Affiliations: ex. Suicide Squad), Jay Garrick / (The) Flash (--Note: [For those who haven't seen the end of Season 2 of "The Flash" (2014 - Present, TheCW) yet -- Highlight to Read: John Wesley Shipp (62 y.o.) plays an Earth-3 version of the character on the TV Series / TheCW, "The Flash"]), Comissioner James Gordon (--Note: Played the voice of, then Lt., in the DCAU feature, "Batman: Year One" -Liu / Montgomery, 2011), Dr. Emil Hamilton, Dr. Alec Holland / Swamp Thing, Kent Nelson / Doctor Fate, Martin Stein / Firestorm (--Note: 1/2 of the character w/ Ronnie Raymond or various/others), Charles Szasz / (The) Question

Harvey Dent / Two-Face, General Wade Eiling, Dr. Victor Fries / Mr. Freeze, Basil Karlo / Clayface (--Side Note: Some interesting images / version of Clayface from the video game: "Batman: Arkham City"), Arthur Light / Doctor Light (Team Affiliations: ex. Suicide Squad), Lex Luthor

Marvel Comics:
Jesse Alexander / Nova (--Sam's father), Carter Slade / Ghost Rider (--Later changed to: Phantom Rider)

J'son (of Spartax) (--Peter Quill / Star-Lord's father) (--Side Note: Jonathan Frakes ("Star Trek: The Next Generaton") played the voice of J'son in the episode, 'Don't Stop Believing', of the Disney XD animated series, "(Marvel's) Guardians of the Galaxy"), Norman Osborn / Green Goblin, General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross (--Later, becomes Red Hulk), Victor Von Doom / Doctor Doom

Manga / Anime:
KIng Bradley (From: "Fullmetal Alchemist"; English Publisher: Viz Media)

(Non-Bryan Cranston-Related)

IMDB: Poll: "Supernatural Superheroes" (Post: Today?)

Wikipedia: Everett K. Ross (Marvel Comics) (--Character played by Martin Freeman in "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) and "Black Panther" (2018).)

IMDB: Article: "'Star Trek: Discovery' Finds Its Captain In Jason Isaacs" (Post: Today)

Listening: Music:
"The Best Things In Life Are Free" (Sam Cooke) (1964?) [YouTube - Audio/Live] (--Note: f/ current "Walmart" TV Ads)
"Wouldn't It Be Nice" (The Beach Boys) (1966) [Google]
"Goodbye Stranger" (Supertramp) (1979)

Reading: Comic Books:
"Astonishing X-Men" (Writer: Joss Whedon; Artist: John Cassaday) (Issues 1-12) (2004)
"Storm" (Writer: Greg Pak; Artists: Victor Ibanez / various) (Issues 1-5) (2014 - 2015) ('Marvel Now')
"Scarlet Witch" (Writer: James Robinson; Artists: Vanessa Del Ray / various) (Issues 1-5) (2016)

TV Schedule:
(3/8): BBC America: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM / PST: Repeats: Marathon: "Sherlock" (Series 1-2)

IMDB Exclusive: "No Small Parts": 'Legion' star, Dan Stevens (Length: 2:43 mins, secs.)


Watching: "Face Off" (7.2: 'American Gangster', 2014) (SyFy)

[Wish List: 'JLD': Marvel Edition (Version): Update, List Continued] _ (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

Past / Related Blog Entry (Original / Version 1 / Pre-Updated List):
[Wish List / What If] Marvel Comics Created a Series Equivalent to DC Comics' "Justice League Dark" (Post: 11/12/14) (Features / Possible: Heroes, Villains, Team Types / Affiliations, Possible Team Leaders, Writer(s))
[Spotlight] "Justice League Dark" (Comic Books, DCAU Feature, Film) (Post: 2/7/17) (DCAU Feature: DVD/Blu-Ray: 2/7)

Kelly Sue DeConnick (Marvel Comics: "Captain Marvel", "Avengers Assemble"), Adam Glass (TV: "Supernatural" (2005 - Present, TheCW); Marvel Comics: "Luke Cage Noir", various "Deadpool" titles; DC Comics: "Flashpoint: Legion of Doom", "Suicide Squad" - The New 52), James Robinson (Marvel Comics: "Scarlet Witch" (2015 - ) - Post-'Marvel Now!'), Bill Willingham (DC / Vertigo Comics: "Fables")

Vanessa Del Ray (+ various) (Marvel Comics: "Scarlet Witch" (2015 - ) - Post-'Marvel Now!'), Emma Rios (Marvel Comics: "Strange: The Doctor Is Out", 2010; "Captain Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Hero"), Declan Shalvey (Marvel Comics: "Moon Knight" - 'Marvel Now!'), Dexter Soy (Marvel Comics: "Captain Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Hero")

Isaac Christians / Gargoyle (Team: Defenders, various), Clea, Daimon Hellstrom / Son of Satan (Human / Demon hybrid; Team: Defenders; various), Eric Payne / Devil-Slayer (Team: Defenders), Topaz, Wong

Team Leader(s):
Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch

Team / Series Title(s):
(Note: "Hellblazers" would've been cool, but not very likely can be used. Too similar (- / confusing / copyright - intellectual property like issue) to the DC/Vertigo comics series, "Hellblazer" (or: 'John Constantine, Hellblazer').)

Isaiah Curwen / Silver Dagger, Baron Mordo, (Mistress) Death, D'Spayre (Team: Fear Lords), Dweller-in-Darkness (Team: Fear Lords), Kaluu, Mephisto, Mindless Ones, Nightmare (Team: Fear Lords), Mister (Pavel) Rasputin, Satannish (Demon; Team: Masters of Evil), Shuma-Gorath (Demon), Sons of Satannish (Type of Organization: Cabal), (Lord) Tazza, Tiboro (Extradimensional Sorcerer; Team: Lords of the Netherworlds), Umar, Undying Ones, Zorn (Demon)

Team Leader(s):
(If any of them formed / are in a team): Amora / Enchantress, Dormammu, Hela, Loki (Laufeyson), Parker Robbins / (The) Hood

Non-Team / Side-Affiliation:
(Wikipedia: Doctor Strange - Section: 'Mystical Marvel entities' / Bottom of Page - Entities, Gods, Demons, more)
Eternity (Cosmic Entity)

(Non-JLD / Marvel-Related)

Release Date:
DVD / Blu-Ray:
(Today): (Film): "Doctor Strange" (Derrickson, 2016)
Watching: "Gilmore Girls" (3.3: 'Application Anxiety', 2002) (Freeform)

[Casting Ideas: Emily Blunt: Comic Book Characters] (Actress' Birthday Today; Age: 34)

DC Comics:
(Asa) / Nightmare Nurse (From: "Justice League Dark" / The New 52), Helena Bertinelli / Huntress, Princess Diana of Themyscira / Wonder Woman, Barbara Gordon / Batgirl (later: Oracle), Shiera Hall (or: Shayera Hol, Kendra Saunders) / Hawkgirl, Mina Harker (From: "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"), Dinah Lance / Black Canary, Zatanna Zatara

Carol Ferris / Star Sapphire, Crystal Frost (or: other versions) / Killer Frost, (Dr.) Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy, Morgaine le Fey, Lime and Light (ex. "Suicide Squad" / The New 52; Villain of ex. Green Arrow), Siobhan McDougal (or: Siobhan Smythe) / Silver Banshee, June Moone / Enchantress, (Mona Taylor or other versions) Queen (Team: Royal Flush Gang)

Marvel Comics:
Medusalith Boltagon / Medusa (Team: Inhuman Royal Family), Clea (Partnership / Universe: Doctor Strange), Carol Danvers / (Before: Ms. Marvel) Captain Marvel, Jessica Drew / Spider-Woman, Heather Douglas / Moondragon (Team: ex. Guardians of the Galaxy), Emma Frost / White Queen, Jean Grey (Team: X-Men), Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Elektra Natchios, Susan Storm / (Before: Invisible Girl) Invisible Woman, Cassandra Webb / Madame Web (Version: ex. "Ultimate Spider-Man" / Disney XD Animated Series / Man of Action)

Amora (or: Sylvie Lushton) / Enchantress, Giulletta Nefaria (Originally; Legally Changed: Whitney Frost) / Madame Masque,Ophelia Sarkissian / Viper (Madame Hydra)

(Non-Emily Blunt-Related)

(Other) Casting Idea:
(Possibly) Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart, "Doctor Who") as Professor Kate Corrigan (From: Comics: "Hellboy")? (Add: 2/24)

Famous Birthdays:
(Today): Actors: Majel Barrett (1932 - 2008) ("Star Trek" franchise), Dakota Fanning (--Note: Played the voice of young Wonder Woman in the "Justice League Unlimited" episode, (1.3) "Kid Stuff' (2004).)

Character: Mr. Mxyzptlk (DC Comics)

Watching: "Naruto: Shippuden" (7.3: 'The Sucessor's Wish', 2010) (Cartoon Network / Toonami)

[Mr. Mxyzptlk] _ (ENTRY; WORK IN PROGRESS)

General Information:
[Google] [Wikipedia] [DC Database (Wiki)] [Superman Wiki] [Comic Vine] [IMDB] [Behind the Voice Actors] [The World's Finest (DCAU)]

[Google: "Supergirl (TV Series)" / Interviews: Peter Gadiot] [KryptonSite (Articles: "The Many Faces Of...Mxyptlk" -Post: 11/3/04, "... (2017 Update)" -Post: Today)]

Fan Sites:
[Discussion / Forums: Reddit] [Google: "Tumblr"] [Tumblr: Anthony's Notes: "The Best Magical Pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk" (Post: 10 months ago) (--From: the comics + brief mention of DCAU / "Superman: The Animated Series")]

[DeviantArt] [Mxyzptlk.com - A Gallery of Original Comic Art (Mxyzptlk + various characters)]

[YouTube: TV / Animation: "Super Friends" (3 Episodes, 1980 - 1983) (Voice: Frank Welker), "Superman: The Animated Series" (Episodes: (2.8) 'Mxyzpixilated', 1997; (3.5) 'Little Big Head Man', 1998) (Voice: Gilbert Gottfried) (--Also / 'Returned', Video Game: "Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham", 2014), "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" (3.1: 'Battle of the Superheroes!', 2011) (--Listed as (2.24): Show's Channel / Playlist) (Voice: Kevin Michael Richardson), "Robot Chicken" (5.13: 'The Departy Monster', 2011) (Voice: Seth Green); TV / Live-Action: "Smallville" (4.7: 'Jinx', 2004) (Played by: Trent Ford), "Supergirl" (Episodes (So Far): (2.12) 'Luthors', 2017; (2.13) 'Mr. & Mrs. Mxyzptlk', 2017) (Played by: Peter Gadiot); Video Game: "Superman Returns" (2006) (Voice: Dwight Schultz), "DC Universe Online" (2011) (Voice: J. Shanon Weaver)]

[Archive of Our Own]

[Amazon] [eBay] [Etsy] [Redbubble]


Animation: Voice Casting:
Curtis Armstrong ("Batman Beyond", "Supernatural", "New Girl", "American Dad!"), Gregg Binkley ("Raising Hope"), Garret Dillahunt ("Raising Hope"), Doc Hammer ("The Venture Bros."), Neil Patrick Harris ("Justice League", "Spider-Man", (Video) "Justice League: The New Frontier", "Batman: The Brave and the Bold", ("Robot Chicken"), (Video) "Batman: Under the Red Hood", (VG) "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions"; "How I Met Your Mother"), Alex Hirsch ("Gravity Falls"), Christopher McCulloch ("The Venture Bros."), Patton Oswalt ("The Venture Bros.", "Batman Beyond", "Static Shock", "Kim Posslbe", "The Batman", "The Simpsons", "Archer", "Rick and Morty", "Gravity Falls", "Justice League Action"; "Ratatouille"), Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory"), Rob Paulsen ("Animaniacs", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltes"), Jim Rash ("Community", "Mike Tyson Mysteries"; "The Writers' Room" / Host), Justin Roiland ("Rick and Morty"), David Tennant ("Doctor Who", "Teenage Muntant Ninja Turles" / Season 4 - Part 1), James Urbaniak ("The Venture Bros.") (--Side Note: Has appeared in episodes of "Agent Carter" + "Supergirl" / 2.9 - 'Supergirl Lives', 2017.)

Animation: Feature In:
(Ex.) "Young Justice" (TV Series, 2010 - 2013, 2017) (Cartoon Network; Netflix - Season 3, 2017), "Justice League Action" (TV Series, 2016 - Present) (Cartoon Network)

Live-Action: Casting:
Alexis Denisof ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer" / "Angel", "Batman Beyond", "Justice League Unlimited", (Video) "All-Star Superman", (Video) "Justice League: Doom", "Grimm"), Aldis Hodge ("Supernatural", "Leverage"), Joel McHale ("Community", "The X-Files"), Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family")

(Non-Mr. Mxyzptlk-Related)

Fandom Wikia: Article: "Butch Hartman Draws the 'Danny Phantom' Trio - 10 Years Later" (Post: 9/11/16)

IMDB: Article: "'Logan' Post-Credits Scene Confirmed, Hugh Jackman Rules Out Deadpool/Wolverine Movie" (Post: Today)

Release Date:
DVD / Blu-Ray / Digital HD:
(4/18): (DCAU / Animated Feature): "Teen Titans: The Judas Contract" (Liu, 2017) * (Source / News: World's Finest)

(* = Script co-written by J.M. DeMatteis, who has written DCAU TV Series / Episodes + Animated Features before. --Also, has done some issues of the comic book series, "Justice League Dark", The New 52, 2011 - 2015. (As well as the story for the DCAU adaptation that came out earlier this month; along with the same co-writer as the upcoming above "Teen Titans" feature.))

(3/3): "Logan" (Mangold, 2017) *

(* = IMDB: Photo Gallery - Note: Stephan Merchant as Caliban = Wow, he's recognizable! + Boyd Holbrook as Pierce = Character's mechanical / prosthetic right arm, reminds me of Edward Elric's in "Fullmetal Alchemst" / Manga / Anime)

Alan Tudyk ("Powerless") has done voice work for DCAU / TV Series: Barry Allen / The Flash ("Batman: The Brave and the Bold"), Oliver Queen / Green Arrow + Leonard Snart / Captain Cold + Simon Jones / Psimon ("Young Justice") (--Video Games: "Injustice: Gods Amongst Us" - Green Arrow; "Young Justice: Legacy" - Psimon), Superman (Direct to Video / Feature: "Justice League: War"). (Outside of DCAU, in an episode of "Robot Chicken" (8.15) 'Hopefully Salt', 2016) as the voice of Jor-El in a segement / sketch.)

TV Schedule:
(Today): Food Network: 9:00 PM (+ Repeats: Tues. 12:00 AM) / PST: Repeat: "Cake Wars" (4. : 'Champs: The Avengers', 2017) (Originally Airred: Yesterday, 10:00 PM)

(2/21): FOX: 8:00 PM: New: "New Girl" (6.17: 'Rumspringa', 2017) (--Note: Sonequa Martin-Green ("The Walking Dead") returns as Winston's wife, Rhonda. --Later this year, she'll be appearing as a series regular (Lt. Cmdr. Rainsford) in "Star Trek: Discovery". (--Michelle Yeoh as Captain Georglou))
Watching: "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!" (Ep. from 2/2/04) (Decades)

[Valentine's Day - Rec. List.]

Some past favorite pairings (OTPs):
Harry Potter / Draco Malfoy ("Harry Potter"), John Sheppard / Rodney McKay ("Stargate: Atlantis"), Greg House / James Wilson ("House, M.D."), James Kirk / Leonard "Bones" McCoy ("Star Trek" Reboot of 'TOS.'); Sesshoumaru / Kagome ("InuYasha"), Naruto / Sasuke ("Naruto"), Kakashi / Iruka ("Naruto"), Batman / Superman (DC Comics)

Current pairings of interest:
Tony Stark / Steve Rogers (Marvel Comics / MCU), Sherlock Holmes / John Watson ("Sherlock"), Rick Grimes / Daryl Dixon ("The Walking Dead")

Look into more works of this pairing(s) in the future (possibly):
Barry Allen / Oliver Queen (Arrowverse: "The Flash" / "Arrow")

Past / Related Blog Entries: About various pairings and features fic. recs.:
[Valentine's Day] Fic Recs: Iron Man / Captain America, ...Batman / Superman (Post: 2/14/13)
[Rec. List] Pairing: Sherlock / John (BBC's 'Sherlock') (Post: 2/14/14)
[Holiday: Valentine's Day] Pairing: Tony Stark / Steve Rogers (Post: 2/14/15) *
[Spotlight] "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (Film; Whedon, 2015) (Post: 5/2/15) **
[Spotlight] "The Big Bang Theory" (TV Series, 2007 - Present) (Post: 2/25/16) ***
[Spotlight] Tina Fey (Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer) (Post: 3/5/16) ****

(* - Bottom of page, feature link to Iron Man / Batman LJ comm. + fic rec. / Sherlock/John)
(** - Bottom of page, 'Recommended Reading', link to author (RurouniHime) / works at AO3 - Pairing: Tony/Steve.)
(*** - Bottom of page, links to GIFs page + AO3 / author (KatyTheInspiredWorkoholic) / fic rec - "TWD." - Rick / Daryl)
(**** - Bottom of page, AO3 / author (s0urw0lf) - Fandom: "The Walking Dead" - Pairing: Rick Grimes / Daryl Dixon)

Comic (Fan Art) Rec.:
Comic: "Raindrops Doujinshi"
Artist / Author: YoukaiYume (DeviantArt)
Fandom: Manga / Anime: "InuYasha"
Pairing: Sesshoumaru / Kagome (Pre-pairing - Pairing)
Point of View: (Mostly) Kagome's
Setting: Non-Specific
Length: 7 Chapters
(Posted: 2/28/05 - 8/5/12)

Comic: "SessKag::Chibi love doujinshi"
Artist / Author: RedShootingStar (DeviantArt)
Fandom: Manga / Anime: "InuYasha"
Pairing: Sesshoumaru / Kagome (Friends / Pre-Pairing - Established)
Point of View: Both characters
Setting: AU / Non-Specific (Younger versions of the characters)
Length: 207+ Pages
(Posted: 1/19/10 - 10/2414)

Comic: "A Mere Token"
Artist: YoukaiYume (DeviantArt)
Fandom: Manga / Anime: "InuYasha"
Pairing: Sesshoumaru / Kagome (Pre-pairing)
Point of View: Both characters
Setting: Non-Specific
Length: 1 Page
Summary (By Author at DeviantArt): A series of chance meetings between two unlikely people. A demon lord...a girl...and the rain that falls around them.
(Posted: 8/1/10)

Comic: "KakaIruFC"
Artist / Author: Lillgoban (DeviantArt)
Fandom: Manga / Anime: "Naruto"
Pairing: Kakashi / Iruka (Established)
Point of View: Kakashi's
Setting: Not Specific
Length: 12 Pages
(Posted: 2/26/11 - 6/16/11)

Fanfic. Rec.:
Title: "Rain on a Strange Roof"
Author: bricoleur10 (AO3)
Fandom: TV: "The Walking Dead"
Pairing: Rick Grimes / Daryl Dixon (Established)
Point of View: Daryl's
Setting: Post-Season 5
Rated: Mature
Length: 2 Chapters - 11, 569 Words
Summary (By Author at AO3): In which Daryl has some trouble adjusting to life in Alexandria, a trip outside the community's walls goes all kinds of wrong, Rick's worried, and Carl's too smart for his own good. Established Rickyl. (--My Note: Rest of summary / excerpt from fic, see the link above.)
(Posted: 5/23/15)

Film Rec.:
"The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (Apatow, 2005)
"Just Like Heaven" (Waters, 2005)
"Knocked Up" (Apatow, 2007)
"He's Just Not That Into You" (Kwapis, 2009)
"Date Night" (Levy, 2010)
"Bridesmaids" (Feig, 2011)
"This Is Where I Leave You" (Levy, 2014)
"Trainwreck" (Apatow, 2015)
"La La Land" (Chazelle, 2016)

TV Rec.:
"Hey Arnold!" (1996 - 2004) (Nickelodeon) (Pairing (Unrequited / One-Sided): Arnold / Helga, Arnold / Lila)
"Justice League" (2001 - 2004) - "Justice League Unlimited" (2004 - 2006) (Cartoon Network) (Pairings: (Hinted / Teased) Batman / Wonder Woman, Green Lantern (Jon Stewart) / Hawkgirl, Green Arrow / Black Canary)
"Kim Possible" (2002 - 2007) (Disney Channel / Toon Disney / Freeform) (Pairing: Kim Possible / Ron Stoppable)
"The Venture Bros." (2003 - Present) (Adult Swim / Cartoon Network) (Pairing: The Monarch / Dr. Girlfriend (later: Dr. Mrs. The Monarch))
"Gravity Falls" (2012 - 2016) (Disney Channel / Disney XD) (Pairing (Unrequited / One-Sided): Dipper / Wendy) (Episode: (2.4) 'The Love God', 2014)
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (2012 - Present) (Nickelodeon) (Pairing (Unrequited / One-Sided): Donnie / April + Leo / Karai)
"Rick and Morty" (2013 - Present) (Adult Swim / Cartoon Network) (Episode: (1.6) 'Rick Potion #6', 2014; (1.8) 'Rixty Minutes', 2014; (2.7) 'Big Trouble in Little Sanchez', 2015)

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997 - 2003) (The WB, UPN) (Pairings: Buffy / Angel, Willow / Tara, Xander / Anya)
"Gilmore Girls" (2000 - 2007, 2016) (The WB, The CW, Netflix) (Pairing: Lorelai Gilmore / Luke Danes)
"Doctor Who" (2005 - Present, UK) (BBC One; BBC America) (Pairings: The Doctor / River Song, Amy Pond / Rory Williams)
"Medium" (2005 - 2011) (NBC, CBS) (Pairing: Allison + Joe DuBois)
"30 Rock" (2006 - 2013) (NBC) (Pairing: Liz Lemon / Criss Chros)
"Glee" (2009 - 2015) (FOX) (Pairing: Kurt Hummel / Blaine Anderson)
"Modern Family" (2009 - Present) (ABC) (Pairings: Jay / Gloria, Cameron / Mitchell, Phil / Claire)
"Sherlock" (2010 - Present, UK) (BBC One; PBS) (Pairing: John Watson / Mary Morstan)
"Black-ish" (2014 - Present) (ABC) (Pairing: Dre + Bow Johnson)

(Non-Valentine's Day-Related)

TV Schedule:
(2/17): Disney XD: "Gravity Falls" (2012 - 2016): (4-Day) Marathon / 'Remember the Falls' (Complete Series)
Watching: "Ripley's Believe It Or Not!" (Episode / From: 9/25/03) (Decades)

[Justice League Dark] _ (ENTRY: WORK IN PROGRESS)

General Information:
[Google (Comic Books, 'The New 52', 2011 - 2015) (--Creative Team: Peter Milligan (Co-creator, Writer), Mikel Janin (Co-Creator, Artist), Jeff Lemire (Writer), Ray Fawkes (Writer), J.M. DeMatteis (Writer) (--Note: Has written episodes for DCAU: "Batman: The Brave and the Bold", "Justice League Unlimited", "Legion of Super Heroes", "Teen Titans Go!" --Direct to Video Features: "Batman vs. Robin" (Oliva, 2015), "Batman: Bad Blood" (Oliva, 2016) --Non-DCAU: "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien" (3rd series in 'Ben 10' franchise; Series created by: Man of Action --"Generator Rex", Disney XD Marvel Comics-Based Animated Series) / Episode: 'Ultimate Sacrifice'); Ryan Sook (Cover Artist)) (DCAU Feature, d. Oliva, 2017) (Live-Action Film, "Dark Universe", Liman, TBA)] [IMDB] [Behind the Voice Actors] [The Comic Book Database] [Comic Vine] [DC Comics Database (DC Wikia)] [DC Comics.com] [Grand Comics Database (Comics.org)] [TV Tropes (+ Idioms).org]

[Magazine: The Hollywood Reporter] [Newspaper: USA TODAY (Article: "The Mothership: Matt Ryan talks superhero magic in..." -Post: 2/3 --DCAU Feature)] [Reviews: (DCAU Feature): Rotten Tomatoes] [The A.V. Club] [Comic Book Resources] [Den of Geek] [Geeks of Doom] [GeekTyrant] [Google: "Interviews"] [IGN] [Indiewire] [io9 / Gizmodo] [The Mary Sue] [Nerdist (Article: "...May Cast Ben Mendelsohn To Play Anton Arcane" -Post: 11/19/15 --Live-Action Film)] [ScreenRant] [SuperHeroHype] [SyFyWire (Blastr) (--Enter title into Search engine)] [ToonZone]

Fan Sites:
[Discussion / Forums: Reddit] [Goodreads] [Google: "Casting Ideas" / "Fan Casting" (--Live-Action Film), "Tumblr"]

[DeviantArt (Cosplay)]

[Dreamwidth: Community: scans_daily (--Comic Books)]

[Vimeo] [YouTube: Interviews]

[Archive of Our Own]

[Amazon] [Barnes and Noble] [eBay]


Rob Bowman (TV: "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "The X-Files", "Castle"), Alfonso Cuaron (Film: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (UK / USA), Guillermo del Toro (Films: "Hellboy"), Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Films: "Birdman", "The Revenant"), Paul McGuigan (Films: "Lucky Number Slevin", "Victor Frankentstein"; TV: "Sherlock" (UK), "Marvel's Luke Cage"), David Yates (Films: "Harry Potter" franchise, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them")

Greg Berlanti / Andrew Kreisberg (TV: Arrow-verse - "Arrow" to "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"), Jane Espenson ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Battlestar Galactica", "Torchwood" (UK), "Warehouse 13", "Once Upon A Time"), Mark Gatiss (TV: "Doctor Who" (UK), "Sherlock"), David Greenwalt / Jim Kouf (TV: "Grimm"), Ronald D. Moore (TV: "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine", "Outlander"; Films: "Star Trek Generations", "Mission Imposible II"), Rob Thomas (TV: "Veronica Mars", "iZombie")


Zatanna Zatara:
Emily Blunt (Films: "Edge of Tomorrow", "The Huntsman: Winter's War"), Michelle Ryan (TV: "Doctor Who", "Merlin" (UK))

Alba Garcia / Black Orchid:
Erica Cerra (TV: "Eureka")

Timothy Hunter:
Asa Butterfield (Films: "Ender's Game", "Miss Peregrine's Home for Pecuilar Children")

(Non-Justice League Dark-Related)

The Mary Sue: Article: "Mark Hamill Records More of Trump's Tweets as The Joker: 'Having Done Villains for So Long, You Do Recognize Rich Dialogue'" (Post: 2/1)

Entertainment Weekly: Article: "'Iron Fist': Watch the official trailer" (Post: Today) (--Marvel Comics / Netflix / TV Series)

Den of Geek: Article: "Constantine Animated Series Coming to CW Seet" (Post: 1/8)

The Hollywood Reporter: Article: "Captain America: Co-Creator's Daughter Says No 'Wrong Way' to Use Character, Even For Anti-Trump Purposes" (Post: 1/31)

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