THE CREATOR OF THE WALKING DEAD TOOK OVER PRODUCTION OF SUPERFIGHT. That is what I have wanted to yell for months, and have only just this minute been allowed to say. I went to them to ask them to make a Walking Dead expansion. They said yes, and that they want to help with everything. While leaving me in place for creative decisions. Now I’m heading to San Diego to speak on a panel with Kirkman and Norman Reedus (Daryl on The Walking Dead) about the future of Skybound (Kirkman’a company) and Superfight. At the same time, I was asked by Wizard World to fly around the country and play the game on celebrity panels. That is my life now. It’s perfect. This means great things for Superfight. That’s obvious. But anyone who thinks that’s where my excitement ends hasn’t been paying attention to me. Because more importantly, it means amazing things for Find the Starlight. I know Find the Starlight is weird. And hard to follow. That was intentional. It won’t always be that way. And now that this is my life, it is about to become something nobody is ready for. Least of all me. So that’s it. I took lemons, made lemonade, froze that lemonade in the shape of a club, and used that club to beat the shit out of this life and its stupid lemon-handing face.
Big congrats go out to Luckyshirt and his fantastic news. Of course I’m talking about getting to hang with Norman Reedus. The whole creating a thing from scratch that’s turning into a piece of pop culture is good too.
There’s something about the success of a tumblr-tweeter person you’ve followed for a while that brings a unique joy. Even though it’s someone you have probably never met, that might live far enough away to require a plane ride, you’re invested. You’ve laughed along with their good days and digitally hugged their bad ones. It’s a bond of gold stars and red hearts.
A victory for them is a victory for all of us.
So go buy Superfight! I’ll be over here googling “Find the Starlight” and trying to catch up.