“Pet peeve time: for the contingent out there who sneer at heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman and Captain America, those icons who still, at their core, represent selfless sacrifice for the greater good, and who justify their contempt by saying, oh, it’s so unrealistic, no one would ever be so noble… grow up. Seriously. Cynicism is not maturity, do not mistake the one for the other. If you truly cannot accept a story where someone does the right thing because it’s the right thing to do, that says far more about who you are than these characters.”—Greg Rucka (via unicornicopia)
Jim, I always say that you, Schulz, and Disney are my Big Three. That you each represent dreamers and doers and empire builders. That your visions and products were my youth and that as a kid I never knew you but you knew me. But let’s talk about Jim, today, specifically.