Fan Fiction Writers are Trolling AIs with Omegaverse Stories
Fan fiction writer’s work is being used to train generative AIs, and now these writers are fighting back by participating in a week-long writing marathon called “Knot in my Name.” The marathon encourages fanfic writers to publish as much of their Omegaverse fanfiction as possible in an attempt to mess with AI generators. “Most of us aren’t aspiring writers,” said fanfic writer and marathon organizer MotherKat. “This is our hobby, the space we go to escape the misery of our jobs being automated away… We can’t fix what [the AI] have already done, but if we can have this irreverent little moment, maybe we can make scraping in the future less palatable to the venture capital guys if they know we, well, we got slick all over it.”
John Romita Sr., Legendary Marvel Artist, Dies at 93
Legendary Marvel artist John Romita Sr. has died. The announcement was made on Tuesday evening via Twitter by his son, John Romita Jr, who is also a successful comic book artist himself. “I say this with a heavy heart, my father passed away peacefully in his sleep… He is a legend in the art world, and it would be my honor to follow in his footsteps.” Romita co-created several iconic Marvel characters, including Wolverine, the Punisher and Mary Jane Watson. He was 93 years old and passed peacefully in his sleep.
Scarlett Johansson Confirms Top Secret Marvel Project
Speaking with Comicbook.com at the Asteroid City press junket, Scarlett Johansson confirmed that a “top secret” Marvel project is still in the works, but it has been put on pause due to the WGA writers’ strike. Marvel President Kevin Feige had noted previously that he was working with Johansson in a producing capacity on a “non-Black Widow related top-secret Marvel Studios project.” Johansson told Comicbook.com, “It is still happening, [but] not currently because nothing is happening right now. We’re all sort of in this holding pattern as we wait out the writers’ strike and potentially our own guild strike, and so on and so forth.” Johansson also said that developments were happening shortly before the WGA strike began at the beginning of May. Details beyond that are currently being kept under wraps.
Things To Do Instead of Watching The Flash Movie
Despite the controversy surrounding the film, The Flash movie hasn’t been pulled. But you don’t have to watch it — here’s what to do instead.