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Comics Writer, est. 1995, self-publish AND perish. Straight cis male. Mexican-American. Email: markoliverstack(@)gmail - WEEKEND WARRIOR COMICS

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After some false starts and bumps in the road, I'm graduating college magna cum laude in early May with a BA in Sec… https://t.co/ZE0MA9H9vW @endigodisaster Welcome! @Juliacartales I used to be fun!I will invent a new type of pasta for you.New reward tier: give us $3000 to finish funding us and I'll go show up at your door on Thanksgiving and thank you… https://t.co/sEaxTzCqjy @Juliacartales I read an issue of Warlord and decidedly did not read any more. @EmmettComix I had no responsibilities in my life! @Juliacartales I really loved DC in the 1980s relaunching its heroes with mature and interesting takes like Hawkwor… https://t.co/GYwp9Z1byM @Juliacartales There's a Meltzer in here I haven't gotten to, so there's that potential at least for now. @EmmettComix I've never had so much time and energy as when I was 21. @Juliacartales If it were, like, a curated playlist of a specific long-term storyline rather than an attempt at def… https://t.co/6q8Nxej38r @Juliacartales There seems to be a very particular bias for the '90s to 2000s with the hand-off to Connor and hand… https://t.co/ctLwWYA9LQIf we can fund the Kickstarter by next Monday, I will absolutely film a recreation of this. https://t.co/uYWa0N6oQPI bought some new clothes. #WalkingOnSunshine https://t.co/E3DYwUwaU7
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSThis is still my defining work of art. https://t.co/uYWa0N6oQPIt doesn't include Jack Kirby's story where he gives Green Arrow an origin. No Green Arrow Year One, either. Which… https://t.co/cuOXIwF4y4The choices of what NOT to include in this collection are fascinating. Ann Nocenti writes an essay about her experi… https://t.co/q0shOlD1Wz @leekassen I ditched my single issue copies recently, so I'm probably going to scoop all the trades up after a few nice paychecks.I finished reading Bendis/Sook/et al's LEGION OF SUPERHEROES today, and I'll be damned if that book wasn't incredib… https://t.co/pKZdvQLAaY @juliaereck Lil Nas X is so powerful.
4/20
2021
@Juliacartales The library is the great social good we've actually managed to screw up the least in this country.Tuesday at 01:14 https://t.co/yz4tcwcaEF
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSI don't have a "to be read" pile. I have a To Be Read table. https://t.co/NBj9cYPsD9 @uzionmain Katy Mae FistoWe have big ambitions that we're hoping folks can help us achieve: https://t.co/WgFIRLPaZeWe're only trying to complete our first arc right now, but if we can keep going where I think we're going then I ho… https://t.co/YsqAC2SelvThat also shows up in Young Offenders! #1 with the team's distrust of the government's A.C.T. Division trying to en… https://t.co/Hk11sXmBWrAnd I was glad we could show hints of generational shift/conflict as Jane as a superhero is uncomfortable with her… https://t.co/NqekttqTBhOne of the ideas I really liked exploring in the Lark spin-off with @colthoskins was that at 16, Jane wasn't her fa… https://t.co/DfM6GGbUyrNot being a person heavily involved in fandom, this does support my hypothesis that the two main types of fan ships… https://t.co/976LwQbxj4 @kirameks https://t.co/OaiwdItJV0 @ChaseMagnett I was so surprised that the show cut the gag considering how much they already did to rework William… https://t.co/66QoJ3vN20Hilarious crop on the first image.There have been exactly two Young Offenders! "ships" that friends have DM'd me about: https://t.co/ksR4KxmevoThere really isn't an ideal way to be carried by a flying superhero with your sense of dignity intact. https://t.co/F41w7erUmw @EndigoMaster Miriam unexpectedly opening up a pit. @EndigoMaster I could see those dweebs buying tickets for a concert and not realizing the venue was 21+. @RamzeeRawkz I really dug it, but was so personally insulted by The Glass Castle's portrayal of addiction that he g… https://t.co/uf3XUHFI6DHonestly, I refuse to ever be tricked into watching anything from the people who created The Glass Castle (2017) again. @THE_Stefano_DLC In full Find Me Guilty mode. @Fishmas Gosh, seeing Blue Ruin for the first time really did feel like getting let in on a cool secret no one had heard yet.Erica Henderson is the most essential follow on this site not just because she's an amazing comics artist and illus… https://t.co/1mrIP3MPvv @LesWrite @frankee_white It's not NOT about... erotic... uh... fisting? @rays__helll I really liked issue one, but was totally struck by exactly how good issue two was. Y'all got somethin… https://t.co/IYjeAs3b2lNo one ever has any idea what is actually going to connect with people, hahaNot fishing for a compliment, but I will die being totally perplexed by how much people seem to like The Scent of M… https://t.co/ONqozeUGk4YO! We have crossed 250 backers and are now approaching 75% funding. I'm not getting hype; I'm staying hype! https://t.co/g3eRaZ7DoYFinally worked through my anxiety of starting on chapter two and wrote about half of it while changing the pacing a… https://t.co/iRXv2SrGPV @THE_Stefano_DLC Gotta be two LA buds getting stuck in San Diego for a weekend and maybe crossing over into Tijuana for a bit.Someone should really pay .@MarkOStack and I to make the Pinoy/Chicano Buddy Movie of our dreams
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KS @dogunderwater This is a Noah Wiley appreciation thread now.Sometimes after watching a lot of Hollywood movies, I start to wish I could watch something starring perfectly norm… https://t.co/ELgVig5gXiYoung Offenders! has 15 days left on @Kickstarter to raise its final 29%. We're so close, and every pledge whether… https://t.co/6aXuniz9H3 @LongTallJodie There's a sick and deranged part of my brain that is still fundamentally curious about how exactly t… https://t.co/XuvxIwFxJH @Kalhuset Let's switch!Writing chapter one? Easy! You're just introducing/setting things up. Writing chapter two? Painful! Death! Now you… https://t.co/0Q0sa6CX9zI'm a teacher. I did years of schooling on adolescent development and I work with young adults who are going throug… https://t.co/x3tIWaeSm0Young Offenders! is raising funds to complete its first arc! To get pretty nerdy, we're exploring adolescent super… https://t.co/XtbK0Diypu @ComicBookYeti @WellsAFP Thanks for the love!Who made Content Editor, @WellsAFP's, TOP 5 KICKSTARTERS OF APRIL list? And which comic made the coveted #1 spot?… https://t.co/CCzUo0KqVx
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSYoung Offenders! has reached the halfway point of the campaign! We have less than 30% of the way to go with an endl… https://t.co/wWwU8Z1cAoAnno is gonna have the time of his life. https://t.co/nJzHnhXgCb
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSLooks like Young Offenders! is gonna end the day 2 backers shy of 250, but what an incredible day! We'll hit that m… https://t.co/niYSHRf2zm @johnsbernardo Hi! Sorry to say, but I don't have any print copies for sale right now because they're add-ons for m… https://t.co/BjhKWv3DzJ @LesWrite @frankee_white @leekassen @RaeEpsteinOK @kayleerowena Y'all keep complimenting something I worked on and… https://t.co/P1jXrXpCBQJust read The Scent of May Rain by @RaeEpsteinOK @MarkOStack and @kayleerowena and I highly recommend it. Amazing a… https://t.co/tGRnCt4leJ
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KS @leekassen @RaeEpsteinOK @kayleerowena Thanks, Harry!
4/19
2021
Young Offenders! is now only 4 backers away from 250 on @Kickstarter. To hit that milestone we just need 4 more p… https://t.co/cGSrRZRLeLAny innocuous question immediately becomes hilarious to me when followed by: "How come, Chief Willoughby?" @jamesdleech I actually directed the scene in Transformers 2 where John Turturro is under the wrecking ball testicl… https://t.co/u13NbJKu8M @uzionmain Just this but with McDonald's bags https://t.co/SW6MP4Kqr8Wait... this iconic scene was directed by a child?! https://t.co/RDWZyQ9wwk
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSWe're just 5 backers away from 250, and it would feel great to hit that milestone as our second week is coming to a close.YO! We're #crowdfunding to complete the first arc of our #superhero #comic Young Offenders! That's a lot of hashtag… https://t.co/I2M0NhXcjkMaybe during the summer between school years I'll replay all the DMC games.I really like the idea of a Devil May Cry game with a bit of a Souls tweak to the combat. Not a mainline game, but as an off-shoot.https://t.co/VBaEi1V9iL
Retweeted by Mark @ Young Offenders! on KSI love print, but I was on tumblr as a teenager so I know that a lot of people were introduced to superhero comics… https://t.co/9euNlhSoQZ @leekassen Getting the upcoming hardcover, I presume?There's also some more experimental stuff I want to do like creating anniversary issues for characters who don't ha… https://t.co/vRjPoPDWqRIf things keep going well with the Weekend Warrior Comics releases, I have two 80-page projects I'm really keen to… https://t.co/3j2bvVjdl9 @riteshwriter This actually makes me think about how people call the first page of All-Star the perfect single open… https://t.co/pmcoWfNISC @leekassen @letsgoayo Baby steps! Start with Once & Future and work your way out to non-Gillen books after that. @riteshwriter The Boys fascinates me because I was genuinely disgusted with the comic even as an edgy teen reading… https://t.co/Q6rNZN9Db2 @riteshwriter And it also leaves me feeling deeply unsettled knowing that the art created to fight fascism can be r… https://t.co/nXmIYJ6BJ7Not to belabor the point, but the digital archive also has over 150 pages of comics within the universe of May Rain… https://t.co/uJzUeWHBW2 @DialHForHagai I agree! But I'm also someone who generally doesn't do narration because I consider myself to be a v… https://t.co/ZDZYx4tcbII love when a book has the confidence to open with a splashpage that communicates the book in microcosm. I'm so wor… https://t.co/Y3qup6HIS7 @riteshwriter @DialHForHagai Ritesh, kudos to you for using this page as a literal shit-post and for it also being… https://t.co/7z8y04JPVf @DialHForHagai Gorgeous artwork, leading with character, humor coming from the juxtaposition of fairy tale whimsy a… https://t.co/yzwscT5Hnq @DialHForHagai Not my favorite comic, but this is maybe the best first page in terms of communicating the exact ton… https://t.co/h4g7rQUhVIThe Scent of May Rain was well-received by outlets like ComicBook dot Com and creators like Scott Snyder. It's the… https://t.co/KqOGfbYGkvYoung Offenders! just punched past $7K, and now we are a mere 7 backers away from 250! Not only are we offering th… https://t.co/RuO1ZRF3slYour dad got to fuck shit up and figure shit out before he stepped on the world stage, but now you're being denied… https://t.co/5pe80ZEICdThis is the kind of book I'd pitch by referencing the manufactured controversy around Malia Obama being photographe… https://t.co/kWnGyWYO0zI have a whole 100-120 page book just bolting around in my head about where you take a kid who kind of grew up thin… https://t.co/YKkhms3QMDYou cut from there to Jon in a 9:00 AM class extremely hungover (he's half-human so alcohol does do the trick for h… https://t.co/P4oIW9PJtuThe first page would open on a close-up of an diagonal/upside-down Superman shield and we'd pull out over the page… https://t.co/6RKhXqZKmEThere is a part of me that actively has to stop myself from blowing money on a fan-comic where Jon Kent is doing fl… https://t.co/WcfmbjvhLS @EmmettComix I think it's probably leaning towards the former.
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