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Amethyst

Interview

The Mary Sue Interviews DC Comics’ Writer Christy Marx

The Mary Sue has interviewed writer Christy Marx before about her creation, Jem and the Holograms. But seeing as how she’s tackling some of our favorites at DC Comics these days, we felt like chatting again. Read on to hear what Marx had to say about the now-defunct Sword of Sorcery title, animation for girls, and what’s coming up in Birds of Prey

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The Mary Sue Exclusive

The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Sword of Sorcery, Vol. 1, Featuring Amethyst

Princess Amethyst’s starring comic may be over with its eighth issue, but you can pick them all up in the collected edition Sword of Sorcery, Vol. 1: Amethyst, on shelves this Wednesday. Check out eight pages from it below!

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For great justice

Guess Which DC Nation Animated Shorts Are On Top Of This Fan-Favorite Poll

Interesting. Verrrrrry interesting. You can put your vote in here.

(via tipster Philip)

Previously in DC Nation

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Pretty Pretty Princess

Ready For More Amethyst On DC Nation? [VIDEO]

We were thrilled to see Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld finally make its debut last week on Cartoon Network’s DC Nation. If you missed the short you can watch it here. Right now we’ve got a clip from this week’s short, “Level 2: Village of the Frogs,” which has Amethyst fighting an awfully cute spider. I might add “awfully cute spider” is not in my vocabulary so take that how you will. Look for the full short this Saturday on Cartoon Network.

(via ComicBookResources)

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Just What You've Always Wanted

At Long Last: Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld Debuts on DC Nation

Unexpectedly thrown into hiatus for two and a half months, DC Nation returned this weekend with a new batch of shorts, including Brianne Drouhard’s Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld. I think my favorite moment is when she poses for a second at the end of her trasformation sequence, and clearly has no idea why.

And yes, for those of you who protested last time, Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld is a DC comic, and it predates She-Ra.

Previously in Amethyst

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The Mary Sue Exclusive

An Exclusive Preview of Sword of Sorcery #3 Featuring Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld!

A magical princess in a medieval land of sorcery doesn’t necessarily seem like the sort of thing that would be found in the DC Universe… but who can resist a comic from the creator of Jem and the Holograms? I have to admit I find the back up story, a retelling of Beowulf in the apocalyptic future of the DCU, pretty interesting too. Here’s an exclusive preview of issue #3, including the cover and four pages!

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Questions! Questions That Need Answering

Cartoon Network Puts DC Nation on Unexplained 3 Month Haitus With No Notice to Fans or Creators

Cartoon Network viewers, fans of Young Justice, Green Lantern, and lots of people anticipating the premiere of the first Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld, and Black Lightning shorts were confused, Friday night, when they checked their television listings to find that in the hour when DC Nation normally aired, something else entirely was listed. It had been replaced by Dragons: Riders of Berk, a tie in series to Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon. Many people assumed it was just a mistake, since even the creator of the Gemworld shorts, Brianne Drouhard, was under the impression that her work would begin airing tomorrow.

After all, DC Nation couldn’t go on hiatus again: it had only been two weeks since it returned with a new season of Young Justice and Green Lantern after a four month break. Could it?

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: A Zombie Corset

I’m not 100% sure this makes sense but I know at least five people who will want it. For sale at Hot Topic. (via Fashionably Geek

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i'll just leave this here

New Trailer Showcases DC Nation’s Upcoming Shorts, Including Amethyst and Black Lightning

We’re psyched about all of these DC shorts. Our only complaints step from the fact that we want them to be full-length shows, not short little things that will flit into our lives and then abandon us again. But we’ll take what we can get.

(WB’s Comic-Con via Tumblr)