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Cuteness: Kate Beaton and Guillermo del Toro Geek Out Over Each Others’ Work

This tweet exchange is sweet enough to warm the most cynical of pop-culture hardened hearts. Or give you cavities. I’m not sure yet. But Kate Beaton tweeted how she really enjoyed Crimson Peak. That totally makes sense cause it’s right up her alley: Gothic, Victorian horror. Like, yes. So she drew a little comic blurb about the movie:

And guess who saw it? the @RealGDT himself: Guillermo del Toro, who totally responded in kind as you can see above.

So… how long until we get a Beaton/del Toro children’s book?

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Jessica Lachenal is a writer who doesn’t talk about herself a lot, so she isn’t quite sure how biographical info panels should work. But here we go anyway. She's the Weekend Editor for The Mary Sue, a Contributing Writer for The Bold Italic (, and a Staff Writer for Spinning Platters ( She's also been featured in Model View Culture and Frontiers LA magazine, and on Autostraddle. She hopes this has been as awkward for you as it has been for her.