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Things We Saw Today: Leia’s Story

Things We Saw Today


Amy Mebberson (of Pocket Princesses and other awesome things) has a very special Acme Archives print available at Super 7 in celebration of Star Wars Day! 

  • Speaking of Leia and Star Wars, you have until 11:59 pm tonight (eastern) to enter our Vader’s Little Princess book giveaway!
  • They mocked her “science fantasy.” Then she wrote Empire Strikes Back. io9 writes about Leigh Brackett, the woman who wrote the first draft of Empire.
  • The World’s Largest Rubber Ducky Floats By Hong Kong and it’s freaking adorable. (via The Frisky)

Bryan Singer strikes again! This time it’s a photo of Ellen Page’s Kitty Pryde (with Iceman) from the X-Men: Days of Future Past set. (via Collider)

  • Game of Clothes: A blog dedicated to exhaustive analysis of the costumes of Game of Thrones. Because obviously.
  • In case you missed it, check out the panel I was on at C2E2 last weekend. It was Comix Chix Live hosted by Kate Kotler with myself Amy Reeder, Jen Aprahamian, Heidi MacDonald, Jenny Frison, and Her Universe’s Ashley Eckstein all on board.

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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."