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November 22, 2010 1:38 PM   Subscribe

Filmaker, comics writer and Journalist Ann Nocenti, known for her run on Daredevil and being the creator of Longshot, now teaches film in Haiti. (More Ann Nocenti posts on posts on Hilobrow)
posted by Artw (8 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
How unexpected... the Nocenti/JRJR team was unstoppable. The run where he faces down both Mephisto and Ultron (vol. 1 ~250-280) is just legendary.

Thanks for the update.
posted by BlackLeotardFront at 1:50 PM on November 22, 2010

Yeah, it's overshadowed by the Miller run but it's really great stuff. Never really gained the same affection for her Kid Eternity but it was okay. When this popped up on Twitter it was such a suprising turn of events I thought it just had to go on MeFi.
posted by Artw at 1:56 PM on November 22, 2010

I dug Nocenti's work, particularly Someplace Strange.
posted by Joey Michaels at 2:02 PM on November 22, 2010

My first thought: right, because what Haiti needs right now is more film makers.

Then I read the link.

Turns out, Haiti could use some of their stories being told. Film seems like a good medium to do that.
posted by victors at 2:34 PM on November 22, 2010 [2 favorites]

Longshot has one of the great mullets in comics.
posted by MegoSteve at 2:42 PM on November 22, 2010

funny, i was just reading the wikipedia article on longshot this saturday, and laughed at this quote from artist Arthur Adams regarding said mullet:

"I think I was just trying to make Longshot look different from everything else that I could think of at the time, and I guess I did that. No one then, or since, has used that stupid mullet haircut.
posted by nathancaswell at 3:45 PM on November 22, 2010

omg wrong thread
posted by nathancaswell at 3:46 PM on November 22, 2010

wait, nevermind.

fuck me.
posted by nathancaswell at 3:46 PM on November 22, 2010 [1 favorite]

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