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Writer John Scalzi Nails Why It’s So Hard to Be Creative Under Trump

Science fiction author and all around Cool Guy John Scalzi has a new blog post that made me—and judging by reactions, a host of other readers—feel like we're not alone in struggling to produce art in the Trump era.

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An Artist Answered Our Call to Draw a Male Superhero Like Wonder Woman

In examining the cinematic variant covers put out for DC's Justice League, I had some qualms with how Wonder Woman was depicted, arguing that we'd never see a male superhero assume such a pose.

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Things We Saw Today: Check Out All the Amazing Art of #DrawingWhileBlack

This weekend, the hashtag #DrawingWhileBlack will celebrate and appreciate black artists, illustrators, painters, and graphic designers. Follow the tag to bring tons of amazing art into your Twitter feed.

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These Gorgeous Tea Divination Prints Predict the Future We Want to See

Everything in the news feels hard lately: natural disasters, worldwide violence, culture wars waged daily. That's why I find these lovely prints to be both calming and wonderfully hopeful—an emotion that seems in short supply.

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The Uncomfortable Is a Collection of Perfectly Infuriating Objects Designed to Annoy You

Architect and designer Katerina Kamprani created The Uncomfortable, a collection of infuriatingly designed everyday objects, as "a twisted sadistic design project"...and boy, oh boy, has she succeeded!

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Two Women Invented a Male Business Partner & It’s Sickening How Much It Helped Their Startup

Witchsy is an online community marketplace for all kinds of cool art, ranging from whimsical to raunchy to macabre to feminist. It's sort of like Etsy, or if Urban Outfitters actually paid the artists whose cute ideas they steal. Best of all–since we love supporting women-run companies–Witchsy was founded by two women. Well, two women and one imaginary man.

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Look What You Made Billboard Do: Taylor Swift’s Terrible Song Is Gonna Hit #1 and It’s All Our Fault

At this point we've likely all heard about Taylor Swift's new single "Look What You Made Me Do," the first off her upcoming album, Reputation. Now, it seems as though it's poised to reach #1 on the Billboard Top 100 chart next week, and my question is: why? Also, what does this say about how we consume (or don't) what we say we value?

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Our Favorite 12-Year-Old Cartoonist Had the Perfect Response to Trump and Charlottesville

While I find myself in heated arguments with many adults about the events in Charlottesville, my favorite take on the matter was created by a brilliant pre-teen. Out of the mouth (and pen) of babes comes wisdom and truth.

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This Castlevania Fanart Is So Lovely That All My Castlevania Emotions Came Back From the Dead

Four short episodes left Castlevania's fans desperate for more—luckily, Netflix has already greenlit the second season—but in the meantime, we have to get our fix from fan-made creations.

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A 12-Year-Old Cartoonist Got Trolled For Her Social Justice Views (So Let’s Help Her Out)

Sasha Matthews is only 12, but she already has the initiative and backbone of a superhero. Sasha first received nasty messages when she undertook a comics-driven ACLU fundraiser, because the bridge trolls of the Internet have no shame or souls. Then Sasha drew a cartoon based on our coverage of the Marvel editor harassed over her selfie—and she got harassed herself.

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This Adorable Comic Totally Nails the Best Way to Get Motivated

Whatever you might be working at lately, we've discovered the finest possible motivation out there.

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Luc Besson Plays Art Critic While Surprising Valerian Fan Artists

Imagine if you created fan art based on an upcoming film created by one of your favorite filmmakers...only to have that filmmaker you idolize walk into the room to talk to you about it. That's what happened to these lucky artists and Luc Besson fans when they created work based on the upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

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These Fantastic Zelda Propaganda Posters Will Turn You Into a Hero of Hyrule

Just try and resist the spell of graphic artist Fernando Reza's gorgeous Legend of Zelda "propaganda." Designed to evoke old-fashioned wartime calls-to-action, you're sure to feel a patriotic rush to save the Kingdom of Hyrule from Ganon and rescue the Princess. I haven't felt this motivated in ages.

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This Gorgeous Fanart Shows the Women of Marvel Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Illustrator and colorist Michi embarked on an ambitious, four-year project to bring Marvel's superheroines to life in glorious bursts of color and strikingly vivid lines.

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This Wonder Woman Fan Comic Adds an Unexpected and Hilarious Twist

I'm having a bit of a Wonder Woman moment, and as I scour the interwebs for Wonder Woman-related content, this delightful fan comic has fast become my fave. I keep returning to it every time I need something to smile about.

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This Comic About How Girls Actually Play With Dolls Is So Spot-On

This comic pretty much describes my childhood and maybe explains my life thereafter.

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Support Sexual Assault Survivors By Purchasing Some Powerful Sweet/Vicious Fan Art

Just because Sweet/Vicious was cancelled by MTV doesn't mean its fans aren't still making a difference. One fan in particular, Brittany Dailey, has taken her Sweet/Vicious fan art and translated it into real, concrete support for sexual assault survivors.

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Denver Comic Con’s “In Memoriam” Artwork Tribute to Carrie Fisher Is Absolutely Breathtaking

Warning: emotions ahead.

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Interview: Jessica Johnston Launches “The Pushpin”—a Site Designed to Feed Our Comic Art Addiction

Have you ever come across an artist's work, in books, on comics pages, or online, and wished that you could "have a print of that" or "hang that on your wall?" Well, former journalist and current proprietress of Papergirl Press, Jessica Johnston, is here to answer your prayers with her new endeavor, The Pushpin, which just launched TODAY!

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Lilly Wachowski Painted Portraits of the 27 Trans People Murdered in 2016

Today, the Chicago's Center on Halsted opens a special exhibit by filmmaker Lilly Wachowski titled "Say Our Names" which will run through July 11.

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