Just a Face and a Caption: Magic Librarian

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1 Servbot16th Jun 2012 09:24:02 PM , Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
Textbook case of JAFAAC. Little to no indication in the image that he's magical or a librarian, save for the photoshopped Magic: The Gathering labels that's saying "Look! He's a great example! Really!"

We have a nice collection in Image Links showing a whole bunch of magical librarians being all supernatural and librarian-y. Couldn't we use one of them instead?

I rather like the three below from Image Links:

Phyrexian Librarian

The Unseen University Librarian

This Ghost Librarian
The ghost librarian is the only one I prefer over the one up there now. People who don't know Discworld will just see an ape with a boo in the Unseen University one, and the other one is hard to see. A ghost looks magical, and the background looks like a library.
In uffish thought
I like the ghost one too, for the reasons Animeg stated.
Illustration from The Library Ghost by Lee White.

(Permission not needed, but source requests artist credit is given.)

edited 17th Jun '12 1:47:31 AM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
I kinda prefer Patchouli. [1], [2].
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[up] I'm not familiar with Touhou, and the second image to me looks like some girl who happened to be in a library when something magical happened. The first image is better, but I think the ghost librarian would be best.
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And the ghost is just pulling books out of a bookshelf which looks more like a private home than a library.

Though if she just happened to be there, why is she levitating? I also think it's clear she's the one casting the spell, by the way she's holding the book and her other arm.
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8 Willbyr18th Jun 2012 07:51:30 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
I'm not where I can GIS right now, but there have to be some decent pics of Lucien that would work for this.
This picture of Twilight Sparkle isn't too bad either.
10 FinalStarman22nd Jun 2012 07:48:14 PM from Clinton, Massachusetts
I support the pic in post 4.
11 TailsDoll22nd Jun 2012 08:52:02 PM from federal prison
Post #4 is the best by far.
12 Willbyr24th Jun 2012 10:18:07 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up][up][up] The link doesn't work.

Changed my mind and throwing my vote to #4 as well.
[up] It works for me.
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Sorry Twilight. Post 4 for me.
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15 Willbyr24th Jun 2012 06:13:21 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
A couple more votes for #4 and we can run with it.
16 JapaneseTeeth24th Jun 2012 08:54:52 PM from Meinong's jungle , Relationship Status: Mu
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Post 4 looks great to me.
17 jkbeta26th Jun 2012 05:05:51 AM from right behind you , Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
I like post 4.
In uffish thought
Image is up and tagged, with a variant of Rodney's caption for now.

edited 26th Jun '12 5:11:27 AM by Telcontar

19 Willbyr26th Jun 2012 06:10:46 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Is that a book/short story/??? I'd say pothole the pic to the work and just leave the caption as "Image courtesy of [artist link]".
P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10

Might be adding more.

edited 27th Jun '12 4:14:20 AM by goto124

In uffish thought
(To make links work nicely, do [[imageURL display text]].)

1 and 2 don't show the "magical" very well; it's small and blends in. I can't see a library in 4. 3 and 5 are okay, but I much prefer the ghost librarian.

@Willbyr: I've potholed it like normal now.

edited 27th Jun '12 3:55:27 AM by Telcontar

22 Willbyr27th Jun 2012 04:26:22 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
Looks good; locking up.
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