In almost any large western convention’s Artists Alley, tucked away here and there in between the series parody bookmarks and postcards, the slash pictures and color posters of “cute male couple on TV du jour,” you can find comic artists doing actual comics. These comics are often some of the most interesting finds at a […]Read More
Victoria's on bad Photoshop duty in my absence.
The day has come, fellow nerds. It is my last day at The Mary Sue. I want to thank all our readers for making this a great two years (and one month-ish) for me, filled with puns and funs and mentally stimulating discussion about all manner of geeky topics.Read More
Who else could possibly bring the light back to the world?
All you other Borderlands cosplayers can pack up your siren makeup and go home, because you're never gonna top this look by Fox. Except actually don't, because we love all of you. But you get what we're saying, right? Even the Borderlands writer loved this cosplay the most. (via Fashionably Geek)Read More
Dance your Con cares away!
As a Henson nerd, one of the highlights of New York City Comic Con for me was attending the "Jim Henson Company: Upcoming Comics With Archaia" panel. Unfortunately, it also gave me some pretty unrealistic career goals. How exactly does one become a Henson historian? Just asking for a friend.Read More
Actually it's about ethics in colony organization.
We had some pretty great comments this week (including tons of puns, obviously), so read on, gentle reader.Read More
WEEEEE'LL STAAAAY FOREEEEVER THIS WAY *sobs*
Listen, friends. I know you're already sick of Ultron and it's only been two days. I don't care. You're sitting your butt down and you're watching this Celine Dion/Avengers mash-up right now. Just pretend you are Jasmine and I am Aladdin and take my hand and trust me. WHEN HAVE I STEERED YOU WRONG.Read More
Someday we won't have to do these anymore. Hooray.
Every morning I wake up and forget, just for an instant, that Gamergate is even a thing. It's consistently been the best part of my day for a week now. Alas, the "movement" is still trucking, so here's (some of, since it's churning out faster than we can write it up) what you missed if you're not on Twitter all day and don't have to subject yourself to this news on a constant basis.Read More
Benedict Cumberbatch Does His Best To Avoid Questions About Star Wars & Revisits The Penguin Problem
Aren't pengwings a Final Fantasy monster?
Benedict Cumberbatch visited The Graham Norton show and the host was able to pull some impressions out of him (Smaug and Jar Jar Binks) as well as prod the actor for clues about upcoming roles in Star Trek and Star Wars. And yes, they also revisit the Penguin Pronunciation Problem.Read More
Holy f***. Sweet mother of all... Jeez.
It looks like the sex scenes for Fifty Shades of Grey are being reshot because the on-screen bone-town chemistry currently has all the believability of the feather duster in the opening credits of Downton Abbey.Read More
TMS Exclusive Interview: Heroes of Cosplay‘s Holly Conrad Has Some Advice For You About Dressing Up For Halloween!
The spoopiest interview of all!
Halloween is fast approaching, and I know we all want to look good. For the best dress-up advice in the biz, I chatted with Holly Conrad, who you can find on Heroes of Cosplay, on her YouTube channel, or blogging over on ThinkGeek. Get your spoopy cosplay ideas ready and let's get advice'd!Read More