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Hot Topic

  1. Doctor Who Funko! Pops and Exclusives Now Available at Hot Topic

    Hot Topicy Wopicy?

    And Hot Topic's geek takeover marches onward.

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  2. Hot Topic Is Acquiring ThinkGeek, Shall Become More Powerful than You Could Possibly Imagine

    More nerd shit for all!

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  3. Giveaway: The Gothically Delightful Penny Dreadful Clothing And Book

    Penny Dreadful season two is coming your way on Sunday, so celebrate by entering our gothic giveaway!

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  4. Holy Victoriana, Hot Topic Is Releasing A Penny Dreadful Clothing Line!

    *GRABBY HANDS*

    I've already ordered the scorpion-collar dress. Get on my level.

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  5. Her Universe Saves The Day, Teams Up With Marvel And Hot Topic To Deliver Amazing Avengers-Inspired Clothes

    Let me give you all my money!

    If you were worried that you'd have no way to express your Avengers: Age of Ultron fandom after you see it in theaters next month, fret not! Her Universe (in conjunction with Hot Topic and Marvel) has you covered with an amazing line of clothes inspired by the Avengers that is available for pre-sale today!

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  6. Her Universe is Bringing Their Epic Geek Fashion Show Back to San Diego Comic-Con

    Do you love fashion? Are you also a huge nerd? You might want to try your sewing hand at Her Universe's Fashion Show 2015!

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  7. Outfits, Assemble! Hot Topic Releases Behind-the-Scenes Look at New Marvel Her Universe Collection

    You win, Hot Topic. I'll never escape your clutches.

    The Marvel line won't be available for preorder until May 21st, but in the meantime you can get a sneak peek via these Hot Topic "making of" vids and the Loki dress Ashley Eckstein showed off at WonderCon last weekend.

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  8. Hot Topic’s Orphan Black Line Lets You Be a Project Leda Clone

    Clone Club just got more hardcore.

    Remember when HotTopic was a goth girl's go-to? (Am I dating myself?) The point is, I've fallen more and more in love with them since they've started to go geek. And tomorrow, they release their Orphan Black clothing line, which lifts them even higher in my esteem! Check out the amazing duds in our photo gallery!

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  9. Things We Saw Today: Same Bat Tights; Same Bat Chenille

    Holey Bat-tights?

    OK, so they're not chenille, but these sure are Bat-tights from Hot Topic, and I can't resist a good textile pun. (via Fashion Tips From Comic Strips)

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  10. Her Universe’s Rocket Raccoon Top Has Ears and a Tail

    The hoodie does not come with a gun to shoot off the legs of your rival.

    The hoodie-tank is only available through Hot Topic, and I'm going to assume that they've got the Groot one in a pot somewhere, waiting for it to get big enough for retail.

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  11. Things We Saw Today: The #SaveStorm Campaign Needs YOU

    Still reeling from the recent loss of Marvel's She-Hulk title, as well as Elektra? It looks like another female-led series might be on the chopping block next—Storm. A social media campaign's been created to champion for Ororo's book; Brett White at Comic Book Resources has more on the subject.

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  12. Hot Topic’s Book of Life Clothing Line Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous

    Back-to-school shopping I go!

    Skeletons! Sunsets! Dangly earrings! The Guillermo del Toro-produced The Book of Life doesn't hit theaters until October 17th, but starting now Hot Topic's line of clothes inspired by the animated film is available for pre-order.

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  13. Things We Saw Today: Your Next Con Shoes

    With jeans and a nerdy tee? Flawless look.

    Hot Topic is selling these amazing, super-comfy looking Harley Quinn and Supernatural kicks. Necessary for your next convention. (via Fashionably Geek)

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  14. How Much Of Hot Topic’s New Maleficent Clothing Line Would You Wear?

    Get In Loser We're Going Shopping

    I'm not exactly looking forward to Disney's Maleficent, but damn, I would wear the hell out of several of the items in Hot Topic's new Maleficent Fashion Collection, available for pre-order starting today. Other pieces look like they belong in a '90s goth teen movie à la The Craft, which is its own kind of charm.

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  15. Hot Topic Pulls FFFUUUUUUU T-Shirts Following Devious 4chan Ploy (Update)

    We've previously covered Hot Topic's Internet-enraging pilfering of the Rage Guy meme, which they sold in t-shirt form while managing to get many details very wrong. But that's all over now. Following a devious 4chan campaign to get Hot Topic to pull the FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUU-spouting "FU Rage Meme T-Shirt" by associating it with racism, the clothing retailer has complied, and says it will stop selling the t-shirts.

    From Hot Topic's Facebook page:

    Rage Guy is the character Hot Topic sells, see the original post from 1 year ago. The character focuses on interesting situations, check out the image gallery. Race Guy is the newest iteration posted this afternoon, today (the character everyone is talking about). Who created Race Guy? We don't know. Who created Rage Guy? We don't know. We sold the shirt because it is pop culture and the series was funny. Why not let our customers express they're interest in meme's? So now what? Well, Hot Topic is the last company to support racism. Hell, we support diversity and wear it proudly. Now that the character represents racism because of these unknown creators - we will no longer be selling it. After tonight (11/17), it will be removed from our website. Next week, it will be removed from our stores.

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  16. FFFUUUUUUU Statue

    3D sculpture by CGHub member SLiD3. Hoping Hot Topic does not start a statuary line anytime soon. (CGHub via 9GAG.)

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  17. Hot Topic Now Selling FFFUUUUUUU-Inspired T-Shirts (Update)

    Today in things that may inspire rage: Hot Topic, noted purveyor of "music/pop culture-licensed and music/pop culture-influenced apparel, accessories, music and gift items for young men and women principally between the ages of 12 and 22" [their words], is now selling FFFUUUUUUU-inspired t-shirts. On their site, they bill them as the "FU RAGE MEME T-SHIRT," available for $19, or $21 for double extra large. Who would have thought that someone's MS Paint doodle about being splashed with toilet water would turn into (someone else's) big business?

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  18. Disney Launching New Clothing Line Aimed At…Goths?

    Disney has a long history of taking its princess characters and turning them into merchandising juggernauts the likes of which the world has never seen (since Star Wars, that is.) Their mission continues, with a movie you may not have thought of, and to a sub-culture that you wouldn't think would be very receptive to overtures from "The Happpiest Place on Earth." But, according to The Wall Street Journal, Disney has licensed a line of clothing, accessories, and fragrances based on Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland to Hot Topic, aimed at "young women and teenage girls, particularly those who gravitate to darkly romantic entertainment like the "Twilight" series." Translation: goths.

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