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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: A Celtic Supergirl

Artist Steve Howard took part in CBR’s latest The Line It Is Drawn where users were asked to place superheroes in different eras. Check out the site for a Puritan Green Lantern, the Avengers of Imperial China and more. And read ahead to take a gander at what else we saw today.

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Jeff Smith: The Bone Movie Lives!

Just last week, Jeff Smith was talking to Reddit about the ongoing process of getting a film adaptation of his long running Bone series, but without a lot of details, naturally. But just yesterday, he was talking to The LA Times about it, and it turns out there’s actually been some significant progress made.

Warner Bros. is currently in charge of the adaptation of the long series into a computer animated trilogy.

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Stupid Stupid Rat Creatures

You Can Now Get Bone Digitally, and Talk to Jeff Smith on Reddit

There are two exciting Bone-related items of news today, and so it gives us a chance to plug this classic comic series that contains its fair share of totally kickass women and is totally entertaining for adults while being appropriate for children, too. As a geek girl site we’re obliged to mention Grandma Ben and her granddaughter Thorn as both examples of kickass warrior women and princesses who were not of the flouncy, lacy, waiting to be rescued type. So, if you’ve ever thought about getting into Bone, now might be a good time, since the entire story has recently become available digitally on Comixology and is on sale for a week at 99¢ an issue.

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Power Grid

10 Geek Bars For Your St. Patrick’s Day Crawl

This Saint Patrick’s Day, you might not be in the mood or have the means to do a bar crawl. Bar crawls might just not be your thing. But we think it would be hard to say no to a bar crawl that wound through the great watering holes and steamy dives of science fiction and fantasy literature and film. It is in many ways the ultimate bar crawl, through a diverse range of establishments both terrestrial, extra, and multi-dimensional.

Come on. We promise that if you pass out we’ll keep anyone from writing eldritch runes on your forehead with a sharpie.

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Insidery

Jeff Smith’s RASL Might Be A Movie

Lionel Wigram, executive producer behind the last four Harry Potter movies, The Guardians of Ga’Hoole, and the current crop of Sherlock Holmes movies, has acquired veteran comics creator Jeff Smith‘s ongoing series RASL.

The eponymous RASL is an art thief who only steals from other dimensions, whose scientist past come back to haunt him. Smith’s series is decidedly noir, and something of a departure from his more famous Bone, which is at heart still something that you could read to your kids. Smith will still executive produce the movie.

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Things We Saw Today