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Like, you know, Stephanie Meyer? Get it? [Mar. 25th, 2009|12:23 pm]

Did you ever think about reading these books, but then thought:
"I don't really have the time/attention span/proper sort of pre-teen hormonal fascination with vampires"?
Now you can see what happens without taking an entire weekend of your life to wade through
approx. 4000 pages of descriptions on how pretty Edward is!
Read on.

Not to step on any Twilight fan's indestructible vampiric toes. I did actually very much enjoy my weekend in Forks.
(as evidenced by my reading the entire series in a weekend)
It's just SO FUN to fun on it.

PS: I have NOT seen the movie yet. I will hit that up movie-rental-store style tewt sweeet.
Because I am the only person on earth who doesn't have freakin' Netflix.

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[User Picture]From: doomsdayblaze
2009-03-25 05:32 pm (UTC)
This is beyond awesome!

Adding to my tumblr. Will credit. Unless you have a tumblr I can reblog?

Ah, for posterity: http://doomz.tumblr.com

Edited at 2009-03-25 05:35 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: britpoptarts
2009-04-15 10:13 pm (UTC)
*chortles with laughter*

Excellent comics. 5 stars!
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[User Picture]From: doomsdayblaze
2009-03-25 05:42 pm (UTC)
It should also be noted that this was pretty much precisely the same experience I had... oy. Damn you Meyer.
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[User Picture]From: stubby_appears
2009-03-29 02:48 am (UTC)
This is also the exact same thing that happened to me, except stuck in a small beach town.

Thank you for the awesome comic, Lucy!
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[User Picture]From: cadeira
2009-03-25 05:44 pm (UTC)
Dude. Amazing. That´s all.
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[User Picture]From: theywerecones
2009-03-25 05:48 pm (UTC)
Well the first step is admitting you have a problem. Honestly I was the same way. Unfortunately I kind of let fanaticism ruin things for me, so I only ever read the first book. They are fun to make fun of but I can't really stand the people who take it so seriously. I really like the way you portrayed it. And now with spoiling myself with your comics summarizing the plot of all four books, I don't need to read the last three. ha. Thanks Knisley.
You rock. I <3 u 2.
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[User Picture]From: theywerecones
2009-03-25 05:49 pm (UTC)
PS/ Love that Edward's wedding tux is so Joker-esque. Was that intentional?
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[User Picture]From: megacoleman
2009-03-25 05:49 pm (UTC)
I have an (ir?)rational hatred of Twilight.
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[User Picture]From: outdoorprincess
2009-03-25 05:56 pm (UTC)
Dammit, that was me.
"Oh hey I'll just read this here book here, nothing wrong with that plan."
One week later, (I forced myself to wait for library books. Was not gonna give that woman more money.)
"Oh.....god.....done..... That was.... oh god I have to just read some Anne Rice."
That's what I'm really waiting for with baited breath. This whole teen vamp thing is making all the little girls tingle in the no noes but eventually one of them is going to pick up some Anne Rice and is gonna read That..
And THEN we are gonna hear some freaked out parents!
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[User Picture]From: queenofveils
2009-03-26 02:50 am (UTC)


Then all those fancy Anne Rice Vampire Garb will come back in style again....

*crosses paws and claws*
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[User Picture]From: conga_chili
2009-03-25 05:56 pm (UTC)
I think they embed finely-powdered crack in the type that seep into your eyes as you read.
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[User Picture]From: mister_f
2009-03-25 05:57 pm (UTC)

The title of the comic caught my eye...

As that's my last name. Even weirder, I have a half-sister named Stephanie.
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[User Picture]From: usagi_moon
2009-03-25 06:00 pm (UTC)
OMg. So many people love Twilight, but "Porclein God"? I mean, that's what people out there in Cali call a toilet sometimes.....so that got me laughing.

This is great btw. :D

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[User Picture]From: random_nexus
2009-03-25 06:07 pm (UTC)
So, does this mean we'll have to call them Cullens now? *giggle* (I'd've said 'Edwards', but I have friend with that name and he'd have to smack me. ;p
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From: (Anonymous)
2009-03-25 06:04 pm (UTC)
Hahaha, oh Lucy, this is great!
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[User Picture]From: random_nexus
2009-03-25 06:05 pm (UTC)
Lucy, you are made of utter awesome with amazing talent sprinkles!
This made me chortle and snort incredibly.

I agree with the explanation of crack embedded in the type somehow. There's nothing other than mind control rays that will explain it.
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[User Picture]From: fadedbluejeans
2009-04-10 07:12 am (UTC)
The crack embedded type would also explain why anyone who read the books a second time (I had to, I had a university assignment to write on the series...I'm not kidding) gets to about page three before the book is thrown at the wall with incredible force - the crack has come out of the print by then.
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[User Picture]From: happy_green_tea
2009-03-25 06:06 pm (UTC)


i made you a tinyurl and tweeted this masterpice. http://tinyurl.com/lucylou
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[User Picture]From: daleof
2009-03-25 06:07 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: alisa5179
2009-03-25 06:09 pm (UTC)
Ha ha ha ha! Thank you for making this comic which is most definitely better than me spending precious hours reading these books.
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