Things We Saw Today: Her-POW! Short Films Remind Us That Women Have Always Been Heroes in Comics
We often talk about female heroes in comics as if they’re a more modern development, but heroines have always been a part of comics history since the very beginning. The producers behind Her-POW! The New Adventures of Vintage Heroines are attempting to create three short films telling the stories of existing Golden Age heroines whose stories are now in the public domain, starting with Ghost Woman, The Woman in Red, and The Veiled Avenger. To learn more about the project, check them out over at Seed & Spark!
- Check out Harrison Ford’s recent close call when trying to land his plane at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, CA and coming a leeeeetle too close to an American Airlines jet. (via Deadline Hollywood)
- Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Rachel Bloom and The Mindy Project‘s Adam Pally are set to lead Most Likely to Murder, a mystery-comedy acquired by Lionsgate. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
- The Science and Entertainment Exchange now has a hotline you can call if you are a screenwriter looking to portray science accurately on-screen! (via Laughing Squid)
You haven’t lived until you’ve seen Alex Trebek read rap lyrics on Jeopardy! (via live leak on YouTube)
- There’s a new Futurama mobile game coming from creator Matt Groening! (via The Daily Dot)
- Ever wonder what it’d be like to see Riverdale dialogue on the pages of actual Archie comics? Well, wonder no more! The A.V. Club has got you covered!
- Check out this awesome interview with 24-year-old Laura Hinman, one of the last remaining protesters at Standing Rock. (via Vice/Broadly)
That’s it from us! What have you seen out there today?
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