Leigh. 26 years old cis queer female. Social justice, adorable things, comics, and lots (lots and lots) of fandom.

Forever fandom loves: HP, anything Joss Whedon (but especially Buffy). Current hot fandoms I am obsessed with: ORPHAN BLACK, Orphan Black, and Orphan Black. Also SPN, Hannibal, Marvel/Avengers, Orange is the New Black, Welcome to Night Vale

Current OTPs: OB: Cophine, Propunk, Punky Monkey, Alex/Piper (OITNB), Steve/Bucky (Marvel), Dean/Cas (SPN), Cecil/Carlos (WTNV)

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    I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but then they ask me, and rightly so; “Why does the government use massive doses of violence to bring about the change it wants in the world?” After this I knew that I could no longer speak against the violence in the ghettos without also speaking against the violence of my government

    Martin Luther King Jr. (via loveinfamine)

    The ~*real*~ Dr. King— the one white people don’t want you to know about.

    (via the-uncensored-she)

    I hope you fall in love with someone that wraps their arms around you as you bake. I hope they give you the bigger piece. I hope they ask about the book you are reading. I hope they whisper and scream that they love you. I hope they take you to the beach. That they kiss your nose and your forehead. That they tickle and hug you just to take the tears away. That they send you pizza from a different state. That they long for your touch. That they appreciate the small things you do. I hope that they make you feel wanted. That they will never cheat. That they will stand by your side during school, work and family complications. That they don’t ever make you forget what it’s like to be a kid again.That they find you incredibly beautiful. That they get nervous and excited when they hear the front door opening knowing it’s you on the other side. I hope that when you do walk through that door, that they are there for the next 50 years. I hope that you don’t ever have to ask yourself if you could be happier. I hope for this everyday.

    Come on, Groot, do it for the Vine.

    Peter Quill after discovering the Internet. (via patrickat)

    "Why would he do it for another vine? He has many vines."

     - Drax, upon hearing this conversation

    (via thesylverlining)


    I bet no one got more excited about watching Bill Nye The Science Guy in class than Cosima.

    She’d be that one kid in the class to sing along the the theme song and she’d laugh so loudly at the jokes that the teacher would sometimes have ask her to sit in the hall because she was disrupting the class and even then, you could still hear her laughing at the jokes.

    Marvel + DC Titles for Sunshine Child Amelia (and Whoever Else it Benefits)


    Leigh aparadoxinflux and I are bombarding you as a welcome home, so buckle your seatbelt, dweeb. 


    Alec Holland: Swamp Thing (2011)
    Barbara Gordon: Batgirl: Year One, Batgirl (2011)
    Buddy Baker: Animal Man (2011) [cw: gore, body horror, generally disturbing imagery]
    Diana of Themyscira: Wonder Woman (2006), Wonder Woman (2011-Present) 
    Cassandra Cain: Batgirl (2000-2006), Batgirl (2008) 
    Cassandra Sandsmark: Wonder Girl (2011)
    Harley Quinn: Batman: Harley and Ivy, Harley Quinn (2000) 
    Kate Kane: Batwoman: Elegy (2009-2010), Batwoman (2011-Present)
    Kara Zor-El: Superman/Batman: Supergirl (2005)Supergirl (2005-2011), Supergirl (2011-Present)
    Stephanie Brown: Batgirl (2009-2011)
    Zatanna Zatara: Zatanna (2010) 


    Carol Danvers: Ms. Marvel (2006-2010), Captain Marvel (2012-2013), Captain Marvel (2014-Present)*
    Jennifer Walters: She-Hulk (2005-2009), She-Hulk (2014-Present)*
    Jessica Drew: Spider-Woman: Origin, Spider-Woman (2009-2010)
    Kamala KhanMs. Marvel (2014-Present)*
    Laura Kinney: X-23 (2010-2012)
    Matt Murdock: Daredevil (#26-81), Daredevil (2011-2014), Daredevil (2014-Present)*
    Natasha Romanoff: Black Widow (2010), Black Widow (2014-Present)*, Secret Avengers (2010-2013), Black Widow: Breakdown (2001)
    Peter Parker: The Amazing Spider-Man (1999-2013), Superior Spider-Man (2013), The Amazing Spider-Man (2014-Present)*
    Robbie ReyesAll-New Ghost Rider*

    RunawaysRunaways (2003-2004)Runaways (2005-2008)Runaways (2008-2009)
    Young Avengers: Young Avengers (2005), Young Avengers Presents, Young Avengers (2013-2014) 

    *The asterisked titles are part of Marvel’s recent rebranding as Marvel NOW! which includes a pretty sizable number of solo and team series that are very accessible to new readers. Most are either ongoing or recently concluded. Others of note: Elektra (2014-Present), Fearless Defenders, FF, Hawkeye (2012-Present), Journey Into Mystery (the most recent run, from #646-654, starred Lady Sif; #622-#645 focuses on Kid Loki, and provides some context for his role in Young Avengers), Storm (2014-Present), Thor: God of Thunder, X-Men (2013-Present)Captain America (2004-2011) (and the subsequent Winter Soldier) may also be worth checking out if you were into the latest Captain America movie. There’s also Guardians of the Galaxy (2008) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2013-Present) if that movie piqued your interest. (My favorite stuff from this list is italicized, because I’m subtly manipulating you into prioritizing those titles.)

    These aren’t all of the important titles, obviously–not by any stretch of the imagination. Most of the series on this list were chosen because you don’t need much prior knowledge of continuity to enjoy them, unlike stuff like Hickman’s Avengers (2012-Present), Original Sin et al, which rely on an assumed understanding of past events. Obviously there’s a huge spectrum, from espionage to interplanetary travel, so it all comes down to what has the most personal appeal. 

    And, of course, if you have trouble tracking down any of these things, I am here, lurking in the shadows, with a Dropbox account at the ready. Ily, please read Black Widow things, bye. 

    okay strap in kids its comics recommendation time

    sarahcosima has started reading comics and the world can rejoice because now vivacosima and I can scream to her about even more things that we love obsessively. She consented to me throwing an obscene amount of recommendations at her, and so in honor of her return from hiatus, HERE WE GO:

    OKAY SETTLE IN I’M GONNA NAME ALL THE INDIES YOU SHOULD READ AND CHRISTINE WILL TAKE CARE OF THE MARVEL/DC  (though I’m also going to include Vertigo here and not consider it under the DC title). 

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    In celebration of reaching 1.4K followers, I have made another follow forever, because I’ve tripled the amount of blogs I follow since my last one, and I’ve made so many awesome friends!!! I love everyone here and everyone I follow!!! CLONE CLUB IS AWESOME!!!!! I’ve bolded my special buddies as a thank you for being amazing!!!!

    Special thank you to marriish for making my header!!! (Yes I’m reusing it but I love it so whatever :P)

    Also special shout outs to Kim, Rin, JJ, and Becks you guys are awesome and I love you!! We make a family, yes?

    Special shout out also to Ena, Leigh, Steve, Katy, Jaymes, Waffle, and Dawson for also being super awesome :D

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    I definitely forgot someone because I follow a million awesome people!!!! So if you aren’t here just know that I think you are great!!! And thanks to all my awesome followers!!!!!


    sarahcosima mentioned you in a post “aaaand we’re back!”

    …outs to my buddies aparadoxinflux and tatianazmaslany who messaged…

    Okay so for some reason my tumblr is being dumb and won’t let me reply directly to your post, but. 

    I love you, and I’m so happy to hear you’re back and in a better place! You are fantastic and lovely and I was absolutely happy to be talkin’ with you :DDDD