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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 05:22 pm
Title: With Age I've Lost My Footing
Rating: General.
Pairing: Gen with a hint of Apollo/Midnighter.
Summary: Jenny's sixteenth birthday starts with an explosion, and ends with cake.
Warning(s): None.
Disclaimer: I do not own The Authority, nor any of the characters mentioned.

With Age I've Lost My Footing
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 12:10 am
Jenny/Jenny's cigarettes is probably one of the most canon ships. :)

Sparks by thatoddowl )

Jenny Sparks by Lee Harris )
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 07:13 pm
This week's rec is a little more cheesecake pin-up (although certainly nothing by normal comic book art-standards) than I'd normally rec, but it has great lines and a really awesome gun.

The Engineer by anjum - Slightly NSFW )
Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 06:51 pm
Today's fanart rec fits the theme of 'sometimes ridiculously over-powered people want to blow things up in a terrifying fashion'. It's a pretty great theme, I think. :D

authority cover by duss005 )
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 10:09 am
Two different Jennies, one cross-century smoking habit. :P

Today's set of recs also features some delicate line-work and a nice hand with the colors!

jenny quantum by duss005 )

Jenny Sparks by kajusx )
Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 01:20 pm
These two bits of fanart are some of my absolute favorites because they combine two great things: space + The Authority!

Apollo looks like a Greek god, and the Engineer looks like she is in the middle of being badass and amazing in SPACE. She looks like she's having a moment of absolute tranquility in the middle of conditions that could kill her, but that doesn't matter because she's too awesome to be bothered by things like lack of oxygen.


Enjoy! :D

Apollo by whatistigerbalm )

Engineer by Qualmi & Karelias (Slightly NSFW for suggestion of nipples? YMMV.) )
Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 02:50 pm
I guess this week's theme is powerful people that fly and are awesome! I love the very geometric style on Swift, and how the artist appears to have captured a moment in time between the beat of her wings. For Apollo, I like how he seems peaceful, even though he's gathering up energy. Also, I really love vejita4ever's version of his usual outfit.

Swift by RadSavij )

Apollo by vejita4eva )
Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 03:47 pm
Here's two bits of fanart that I like for their super-saturated color and film noir feel. I'm especially a fan of the lighting on Jenny in the glow from her energy. Gorgeous, gorgeous color-work.

Jenny Q by 89g )

Midnighter by 89g )
Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 12:11 pm
Jenny and the Engineer shamelessly abuse the Carrier's door-powers in this very cute comic. The embed option's text isn't readable, but you can go to the original at DeviantArt in order to expand to see the full text. :)

Mornings on the Carrier by whatistigerbalm )
Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 12:11 pm
One gorgeous illustration of the Midnighter and Apollo at their wedding (I like these outfits so much better than their canon wedding clothes!) and one lovely Art Nouveau-inspired illustration of the Engineer.

Apollo and Midnighter: Take me by vejita4eva )

authority engineer try 2 by ink4884 )
Friday, December 30th, 2011 02:14 pm
Two gorgeous fanart recs for this week! I'm clearing out my list of things I want to share with y'all! :)

authority engineer by hambot76 )

Apollo by 89g )
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 09:44 pm
A very Jenny Sparks and gen set of recs!

Survivor's Sojourn by Indigo
Excerpt: "When he awoke the morning of the 31st, just before the last adventure, the last problem, the last crisis of the year arose -- he knew.

Jenny Sparks' number was up."

Notes: A slice of introspection by the Doctor about the death of Jenny Sparks.

6x6 - Jenny Sparks by ronsalas )
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 08:44 pm
The Importance of Teeth (6529 words) by favicondee
Fandom: The Authority
Rating: General Audiences
Warning: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Jenny Quantum, Midnighter, OFC

A silly short fic about daycare, the trials of being a working father and the importance of good dentistry.

On a note related to fanfiction and The Authority, Yuletide sign-ups are now open. Yuletide is an annual rare and obscure fandoms fanfiction exchange hosted on Archive of Our Own (AO3). The Authority is on the list of eligible fandoms, which means that you can sign up to write and/or receive The Authority fic, in addition to many other fandoms.

You can sign-up here until 8:00 pm Eastern US time, Sunday, November 20th, but an Archive of Our Own account is needed. If you would like to sign-up for Yuletide, but don't have an account, give me your email address either by a comment on this post or Private Message (PM), and I'll send you an invite. :)
Sunday, November 13th, 2011 06:01 pm
Whoops, I missed Fic Rec Wednesday! As an apology, have some awesome fanart recs. :D

The Engineer by ratkins )

Apollo + Midnighter by criz )
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 07:04 pm
Jenny Sparks gets contemplative while keeping an eye on her team. The character voice sounds very true to Jenny, and I imagine that this is exactly what she does on those free nights on the Carrier.

Steaming (1560 words) by faviconJane St Clair
Fandom: The Authority
Rating: Mature
Warning: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Apollo/Midnighter, Jenny Sparks/Swift
Characters: Apollo (The Authority), Midnighter, Jenny Sparks, Swift, The Doctor (The Authority)

Jenny spies on people. The tech makes it so easy.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 02:39 pm
While bopping around in search of an icon for the community, I came across a number of The Authority icon posts. Since icons for our fandom seem pretty scarce on the ground, I thought I'd share!

[ profile] noli_elfili: Post 1 and Post 2

[ profile] pantaloons: Post 1 and Post 2

[ profile] nightingaledies: Post 1

[ profile] buzzylittleb: Post 1

[ profile] redex: Post 1 and Post 2 and Post 3

[ profile] cassshan: Post 1

[ profile] protological: Post 1

[ profile] ushitora_icons: Post 1

[ profile] raven_icons: Post 1