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Things We Saw Today: LEGO Slippers

Things We Saw Today

The idea of LEGO slippers may sound crazy, that is, until you realize they aren’t actually made of LEGO. (via Fashionably Geek

NECA has made a grappling hook (grapnel) for GameStop to sell as a Batman: Arkham Origins prop replica. I’ll take two. (via MajorSpoilers)

  • IDW’s Doctor Who license is up soon but they’re going out with a bang. The press release says, “IDW Publishing and BBC Worldwide will conclude their joint celebration of the Doctor’s 50th anniversary with the release of a Doctor Who special the final week of 2013. This oversize issue will be written by Paul Cornell and features art by Jimmy Broxton. In the issue, the Doctor will have a run-in with a 10-year-old girl who’s a fan of the Doctor Who TV show. Is this going to make the universe explode again? (via SFX)
  • There is an “Internet Cat Video Festival.” That is all.

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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” (TheNerdyBird.com). 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."