Things We Saw Today: High-Fashion Archie Heels

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Archie Comics already had a partnership with MAC Cosmetics, now they’re moving on to fashion designer Charlotte Olympia for shoes, clutches, and more. They’ll also have designer prices of around $1000.  (via Set to Stunning

  • See what a grown man looks like in an adult-sized Big Wheel. (via The Frisky)
  • USA Today interviewed Grant Morrison, currently working on the Wonder Woman: Earth One graphic novel for DC, who said a Wonder Woman isn’t actually all that tricky. “People have just convinced themselves that that’s true. I know Warner Bros. isn’t particularly keen on launching movies with female leads, and most of the big studios aren’t. It’s just a thing in Hollywood — they have fears about this. They also believe the audience is composed mainly of 18- to 30-year-old men who don’t want to know about women,” he told them. “Believe me, that’s what they think: ‘Boys don’t want to see a bunch of Amazons running around.'”

May the fairy dust be with you, Jedi Tinker Bell. See some other amazing costumes that won awards at D23’s Heroes and Villains à la Mode Costume Contest at Oh My Disney.

  • Speaking of D23, at their presentation, Disney confirmed Star Wars: Episode VII’s Summer 2015 release date…and said nothing else about the project. Still no word on who’s voicing Rocket Raccoon for Guardians of the Galaxy either. Sad trombone.
  • Some folks have a Kickstarter going for a video game cosplay calendar featuring men instead of women for a change.

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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."