Things We Saw Today: Marvel Finally Giving America Chavez Her Own Solo Title With America #1
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October 7, 2016
At last! The young, badass, Latina hero, America Chavez is finally getting her own Marvel solo title! Marvel made the announcement at NYCC, though they gave very little in the way of details. All we have to go on now is this awesome cover art for America #1 by Jamie McKelvie. Note: Jamie McKelvie, along with Kieron Gillen, boosted America into popularity in their run on Young Avengers. Could they be teaming up again? When we find out, we’ll tell you! Right now, we’re too excited about a Latina LGBTQIA heroine having a solo title! (via io9)
- West Coasters! TMS’ Teresa Jusino will be on two panels at GeekGirlCon in Seattle this weekend! SATURDAY, 10/8: “Incredible Girl Presents: Geeks and Kink” (7:30PM, Storm). SUNDAY, 10/9: “The Heroine’s Journey: Awakening Its Potential” (3:00pm, Storm). Stop by and say hello!
- Fans are taking to Reddit to design these awesome, Harry Potter-inspired make up sets! Sadly, not a one of them is a real thing, but you can check out the photos over at Bustle and dream.
- Did you know that people inherit intelligence from their mothers? That’s right! It’s all about the X chromosomes, baby. So, if you think yourself a smarty-pants, thank the person that birthed you! (via The Independent)
- We love that Ben & Jerry’s has never been afraid to take a stand on important issues. Also, great ice cream! But more importantly, the issues.
- Wanna give the new theme music for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them a listen? Head on over to The Hollywood Reporter.
— The Handmaid’s Tale (@HandmaidsOnHulu) October 7, 2016
The Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which is set for release next year, released the briefest of teasers today, and it is appropriately unnerving.
Well, that’s it from us! Whether you’re at New York Comic Con, GeekGirlCon, or just chillin’ and watching nerdy stuff at home this weekend, we hope you have a great one!
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