zeldathemes
-FLATBEAR-

Notorious arter and reader of comics.

This is mainly an Marvel Comics/movies + Lord of the Rings art blog with a slight smattering of Game of Thrones, Parks and Recreation, Community and more.

I am always happy to answer any asks sent my way!

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eponis:

(source: Sarah Dunn Photo)

eponis:

(source: Sarah Dunn Photo)

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Hawklife is hard.

Hawklife is hard.

  #The avengers    #clint barton    #hawkeye    #jeremy renner    #Oh i think I'm so funny...  

God, look at the way he twists in the top one. I can’t tell if that’s Renner or CG. That’s incredible.

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  #Wow    #I don't always find his face that attractive (BECAUSE DAYUM ASS AND ARMS) but this is just gorgeous    #jeremy renner  

Jeremy Renner being fabulous on set

Come on, vogue. Let your Hawkeye move to the music. Hey hey hey.

  #what the eff am I doing with my life these days    #flatbearart    #doodling around    #jeremy renner    #clint barton    #hawkeye  

redcognito:

Jeremy Renner / Bourne Legacy in Empire Magazine, July 2012

Links to full-size images: One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten

EDIT: Bonus Renner on the contents page, because I could only add 10 images.

(Feel free to use, a link back so other people can find them would be nice.)

  #Jeremy Renner    #oh    #oh my god    #uh    #um    #okay    #I don't usually find him super attractive but...oh    #I need to get back to that S/m AU fic....  

61 | 100 - Jeremy Renner

61 | 100 - Jeremy Renner

  #Holy shit wow    #jeremy renner  

Okay so.

I see a lot of people complaining about Jeremy Renner’s archery in the trailers for The Avengers.

Fair enough. He’s not a professional archer. Perhaps whoever trained him should have worked a little harder. Perhaps not. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, and I am in no way attempting to school or scold the naysayers, please just let me suggest a few things that people might not be considering.


In Terms Of The Movie.

- It’s a big movie. There is a lot going on, and a lot that needed to be done. Jeremy Renner is at the height of his fame, and at the height of making Really A Lot Of Movies. If there wasn’t time for a proper amount of training (like you would expect from a movie where the archer is the focus, like A Robin Hood movie or The Hunger Games), it’s a shame, but I would rather sacrifice form than a more important aspect of the movie.

- We have seen, what, ten minutes of footage? At the very most? The Avengers is two hours, and fifteen minutes long. This fandom seems to have a real problem with judging the entire movie on what we’ve seen in the trailer. If the movie comes out, and Renner spends the whole thing handling a bow like an idiot? I will give you that. But lets just calm our tits until we’ve seen the whole thing.

- Be thankful he’s not using the fucking compound bow from Thor.

- I understand that there are a lot of people that are passionate about Archery, and more power to you. Therefore, I understand why this is being focused on more than other aspects of the movie. But please, consider a few other things. Steve Rogers, frozen in ice for over half a century. The Asgardians. Tony Stark’s…well. Everything. The Hulk running around in Bruce Banner’s pants. Scarlet Johansson doing kick-flips in wedge boots. A flying aircraft carrier. Unrealistic archery might just be the most goddamned realistic thing in this entire movie.

- The stunts. Hawkeye/Jeremy Renner is not going to spend the entire movie standing square in front of a target. There is buttsliding. There is Falling Out Of Things That Are In The Air. For example. If were you currently in this position, would you be worried about your archery form?

No. You wouldn’t. Here is an artistic impression of what I would be doing in the same situation.
Give the guy a break.




In Terms Of The Character.


Ah, Clint Barton. A Deathwish wrapped in a Hypcrite wrapped in a Man-Child wrapped in a Carnie. There’s a lot to the guy, most which probably won’t make it into the movie, but some of it may make you a little more forgiving of aforementioned Poor Archery Style.

- He is not clasically, or even really professionally, trained. A young Clint Barton ran away from an orphanage as a child, with his older brother, and joined the Carson Carnival of Travelling Wonders. Although he was originally trained with a sword (Bet THAT won’t make it into the movie!), he was soon trained to be proficient in archery by this guy.





Now I don’t know about you, but that doesn’t exactly scream Professional Form to me. I think it’s the buttflap.


While there is no way to say which of Clint’s backstories will make it into the film,



(Orphan runs away to carnival and learns to shoot arrows at Iron Man, ties up butler and then AVENGER or Handsome young blonde murders someone and gets thrown in jail, but not before conning his way into an Olympic archery team, only to be sprung by SHIELD and lives to avenge happily ever after)

or even ANY mention of his past at all, I’m having trouble seeing the part where he was professionally trained, by a coach, in the art of proper and professional archery form.

- His swag of trick arrows. Hawkeye is pretty famous for being able to do more than just stick-pointy-end-in-bad-guy. He has a plethora of trick arrows in his quiver that can and will be whipped out at any time to save the day. For example!

- Hawkeye isn’t even an original Avenger! The original lineup consisted of Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, The Wasp, and Ant Man. Yep, no Captain America, either. Hawkeye was brought in when Marvel decided there just wasn’t enough Bronze Age weaponry in their books. So instead of focusing on the faults (archery form, not as much screen time as others, lack of buttflap, etc) why don’t we just thank our lucky starts that Hawkeye’s actually going to be on film? I, for one, never thought it was going to happen!

  • I guess what I’m trying to say here is that Hawkeye is more than just the way he holds a bow. If it’s Renner’s fault, if it’s the archery consultant’s fault, who cares. He’s a great character, he’s in the movie, and hopefully that will have the added bonus of getting more people into the character, and more people taking up archery.
  • Apologies if I’ve offended anyone with this. I’m not trying to tell anyone they are wrong, or stupid, or that they can’t express their displeasure with something on the internet. That, after all, is what the internet was invented for.

(The Compound Bow panel is from Amazing Spiderman featuring Hawkeye, which I recommend everyone reads for a GREAT insight to Clint’s character, and why being an Avenger is so important to him.)

  #hawkeye    #clint barton    #the avengers    #trickshot    #I seriously have no fucking clue what's going on with the formatting here. Apologies if it's hard to read!    #jeremy renner    #archery    #buck chisholm    #marvel    #marvel comics  

Let me make it clear. You don’t like Hawkeye because a sexy guy is playing him.

cityofeviltease:

You like him because he was the leader of the Thunderbolts. He was in the circus.  He had to go through so much freaking bull shit just to even be accepted into the Avengers. He becomes one of Captain America’s great friends. He married Mockingbird. You like him because he is one of Earth’s Mightest heores, not because he’s in a movie with Robert Downey Junior and now just looks cool.
So get out, because you know nothing about the comic books. You’re just a little girl who thought, hey, I might as well hop on board with everyone else and pretend like I give a fuck.

Jesus christ.

Okay yeah. Everyone is entitled to their opinions, but here’s the thing.

I work very, VERY hard in my every day real life with my comic store to remove the impression that comic book fans are eltist, snobbish, head-up-their-own-asses jerks. People like the poster above me are the reason why the comic book industry struggles. Without expansion and an influx of new fans now and then, the industry we all love and subscribe to will choke, and die.

The movie is going to bring in a lot of new fans. At absolute best, people are interested enough to buy comic, which gives money to the industry, and supports locally owned comic store. At the absolute worst, people buy movie tickets because of eye candy. I will be doing both.

I love Clint Barton. As Hawkeye, as Goliath, as Ronin, even his brief (and heartbreaking) stint as Captain America. But I don’t need any of that to enjoy the movie, and neither do new fans. Part of the fun of a movie like this is finding out these amazing facts about characters, after the fact, and joining a shiny new fandom.

So to every fledgling Avengers fan who read the above post, and was offended, I whole-heartedly apologize. This individual is not a representative of the comic book fandom, in which I have always felt safe, at home, and welcome. This person is the 1%, please ignore them, and enjoy your future in comic books. There’s SO MUCH TO LEARN.

  #avengers    #hawkeye    #clint barton    #jeremy renner    #comic books  

“You gotta be kidding me! You know we’re in a bar, right?”
“I still got some work to do and the music helps me concentrate.”
“So does booze. Come on, have fun with me and the guys.”
“I’m not really a big fan of family reunions.”
“Alright. Come on and have fun just with me then.”
“Really?”

  #the avengers    #clint x bruce    #clint barton    #bruce banner    #I DON'T KNOW WHAT THIS IS    #jeremy renner    #mark ruffalo    #mygifs  

Urrrgghhh. I’m of two minds about this. 

- It was bound to happen. The movie is over-stocked with big name characters as it is, and obviously the new-to-the-franchise, lesser known characters aren’t going to get as much screen time. Thank god they decided to leave out any others.

- But on the other hand, I get the feeling Renner understates a lot of things. And hey, at least Clint is in the movie, full stop! Still. Kind of sad to see fears confirmed in writing.

  #jeremy renner    #clint barton    #hawkeye    #The Avengers    #marvel  
ladynorthstar:

interviewer: how much action do you guys get?
scarlet: renner gets a lot of action.
renner: i get a lot of action. i sleep with all of them — all of them.

ladynorthstar:

interviewer: how much action do you guys get?

scarlet: renner gets a lot of action.

renner: i get a lot of action. i sleep with all of them — all of them.

  #the avengers    #jeremy renner    #clint barton    #hawkeye  
marchingjaybird:

So I made this last night as my first attempt at using GIMP. I think it turned out all right…

marchingjaybird:

So I made this last night as my first attempt at using GIMP. I think it turned out all right…

  #jeremy renner    #hawkeye    #I only kind of suck!    #avengers    #marvel  
deadpoolic:

Action!

deadpoolic:

Action!

  #jeremy renner    #kdlkdjfglfdg    #this movie I would actually pay to see    #my life    #what has it become?