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stirringwind:

Imperium

{Han China, Mughal India, Ottoman Turkey, Habsburg Hungary, Victorian Britain, Nazi Germany and the contemporary United States}

finallyyy finished it! *a scarier version of my older piece* :D

Because I felt I kind of wanted to portray the certain insanity and bloodthirstiness behind the idea of empire, and I thought of the nations looked a little placid in the first version. My headcanon- every nation kind of has this dark side, because all nations have a duality of nature- and this capability for insanity is a manifestation of all their ills, problems and those moments where they committed terrible wrongs in their history. And I drew America, because the underlying desire for power and self-interest at the heart of imperialism imo, is still alive today-even though it takes on different forms.

Quotes are from J.M Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians (i will quote this book forever.)

breelandwalker:

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denise-puchol:

Comic Book Readers

orkin 1947

what’s this?

Little girls read comics from the very beginning of their incarnation??

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“Girl reading comic book in newsstand” by Teenie Harris (c. 1940-1945) © 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

That sound you hear is thousands of wangsting sexist fanboys shrieking in horror.

Suck it.

(Source: denisebefore)

captainmjolnir:

People criticizing TFIOS because Gus sounds pretentious???

that was the point???

like literally at his fake funeral his best friend talks about how fucking pretentious he is and how annoying it was???

It was one of his character flaws? He was deliberately written that way?

You’re not being clever or critical by pointing it out, you are literally stating a fact about the novel that the author deliberately wrote

(Source: gameofbooze)

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