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Things We Saw Today: A New Documentary About the Creation of Batman

Hulu has posted a trailer for Batman and Bill, a new documentary about Bill Finger, the co-creator of Batman who received no recognition for his work during his lifetime.

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Marvel Announces Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Comic Prequel Series

I hope those of you at C2E2 this weekend are having a great time! Star Wars fans got a great bit of news there this morning. Marvel will be releasing a new limited series based on Star Wars: Rogue One!

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The Mary Sue Interview: Bill Willingham Talks Gamergate, Politics in Comics, and Saying Goodbye to Fables

At this year's C2E2, inimitable Fables creator Bill Willingham graciously took the time to talk to The Mary Sue about the power of folklore, the unique struggles of being a creator in the digital age, and how it feels to be bringing Fables to an end after 13 years.

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Not All Ducks: The Mary Sue’s Interview with Sex Criminals and Howard the Duck‘s Chip Zdarsky

This fucking guy.

Floating semen! Robot Margaret Atwood! Drawing women without objectifying them! The Mary Sue got a chance to talk with Sex Criminals artist and Howard the Duck and Kaptara writer Chip Zdarsky at C2E2 last weekend, and it was everything we'd dreamed of and more.

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Chatting With a Lizard Woman from the Dawn of Time: An Interview With Doctor Who‘s Neve McIntosh

More than one-word answers, thankfully.

One of the most exciting parts of C2E2 for The Mary Sue crew? Getting to chat with self-professed geek girl (and Doctor Who's Madame Vastra) Neve McIntosh about Star Wars, sticking out from the status quo, and the need for more female creators. Allons-y!

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The Mary Sue Interview: Talking LGBTQ+ Representation, Genre TV, and Fandom With the Cast of Orphan Black

"Just don't be a dick!'

"I think there's a lot of mythology about what a man or a woman is supposed to be, a lot of mythology about what gay men and gay women are supposed to be. There's just a lot of storytelling surrounding human beings and what sexuality and gender identity means to your value. It's all a lie. And it's a lie we've been told for many many years, and it's destructive and exclusionary and I resent it. "

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Hayley Atwell Speaks For Us All, Ships Peggy/Angie In Agent Carter

Our ship has the best captain.

Are you listening, ABC? Renew Agent Carter - and then give us the Peggy/Angie relationship we so rightly deserve. Unless you're a Peggy/Dottie shipper, in which case I am truly sorry for the above tweet.

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The Mary Sue Interview: M. Night Shyamalan and Matt Dillon Talk Wayward Pines

The pines are not what they seem.

If you're a fan of Twin Peaks, then M. Night Shyamalan definitely recommends checking out Wayward Pines.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Premiere: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Book Trailer!

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Guys, our very own Sam Maggs has written an incredible book (heck, it's already Margaret Atwood-approved!) and we're so excited to be debuting the trailer on the site today.

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The Cosplay of C2E2 2014!

Today in Awesome

Did you get to the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo this weekend? Well, neither did we. Fortunately, the internet has provided all the C2E2 cosplay that we could ever want to look at. So let's look at it!

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Natalie Dormer Praises Game of Thrones Cosplayers

It is known

Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer is a newbie to the fan convention scene (I was there for her first appearance!). That being said, her initial interaction with fandom could have gone in one direction or the other. Thankfully, she had a great experience. See what she had to say about her interactions with Margaery cosplayers and her own costume encounters from the HBO series. 

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Not Sick of Steampunk Yet? Take a Look at This Awesome Wonder Woman Cosplay.

And Now For Something Completely Different

First there was steampunk Iron Man Lady, and now there's steampunk Wonder Woman, as seen at C2E2. Oh, and that other dude's Green Lantern (you can tell, because his lantern is green). (photo by Chris Favero, via Fashionably Geek) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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C2E2 Cosplay & More!

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Two years ago I attended my first Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2 for short). I wasn't able to make it last year but made a triumphant return last weekend. I sat on the Comix Chix panel (to be posted and linked shortly), picked up some great art, and saw and participated in some fun cosplay. Take a look at our photo diary of the event.

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Good News Everyone! We Can All Buy Star Wars Again!

At C2E2 this weekend, Steve Sansweet of LucasArts let slip that the folks at Skywalker Ranch have been working on bringing Star Wars to the blu-ray format "for a couple years." The set would include all six movies and "lots of extra material," for eternally faithful fans to plunk down yet another hunk of cold, hard cash for.

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Batman Voice Actor Calls Christian Bale’s Batman Voice “Ridiculous”

Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman in pretty much every cartoon version of the character since 1992 (excepting the lovely Batman: The Brave and the Bold and the awful The Batman, and including Batman: Arkham Asylum), was in attendance at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. At his solo Q&A panel, a fan asked him to give his opinion on the voice that his cinema successor Christian Bale gave to the character. Said Conroy: "Obviously someone should have stopped him and said 'You sound ridiculous.'"

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