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Things We Saw Today: A Steampunk Portal Gun

Things We Saw Today

Duncan Shirah made a Steampunk Portal gun. Now I want a Steampunk Companion Cube. Make it happen, people. (via Nerd Approved

ModCloth is selling some very Poison Ivy-esque tights. I’d wear them. If I were willing to pay $33 for a pair of tights. Which I’m not. (via Comics Alliance)

  • This is one of the greatest email exchanges I’ve ever read. Redditor aesterios saw a job listing on Craiglist for someone who had experience with the program Magento. So he applied as “Scott Summers” and told them how much experience he had with “Magneto.” Needless to say, the responder wasn’t a comic fan. Hilarity ensued. Read the email chain here.

OMG! Someone caught and skinner the Abominable Snowman and Elmo!!!! (via io9)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."