Things We Saw Today: Marceline the Munny Queen

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A sweet Marceline figure from Etsy user SciurusCustoms. They’ve also got a Korra and a few other nerdy munnies you might dig. 

  • Sexy Loki, Queer Tricksters, and the Problem with LGBT Villains (via Comics Alliance)
  • A nice interview with Trina Robbins over at Comic Book Resources about her upcoming Fantagraphics book, Pretty In Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013.
  • Heidi MacDonald writes “Comics have hit puberty…and it’s not pretty” over at The Beat. It covers some recent events in the comic industry concerning creator Tess Fowler naming a comics professional who harassed her (and possibly others) and calling on all comics professionals, men and women, to work to keep harassment from being a dirty industry secret.

OMG THE CUTE! Fernanda Abarca Cakes has even more How to Train Your Dragon-inspire baked goods. (via That’s Nerdalicious)

  • How Using Sexy Female Avatars in Video Games Changes Women (via
  • R.I.P. Shirley Mitchell, last surviving adult cast member of I Love Lucy (via AV Club)
  • Blue Peter and CBBC would like children (ages 6-15) to design a new sonic device for Doctor Who characters either Strax, Madame Vastra or Jenny. The winning designer will get to go to the set of the show and see their sonic-whatever featured in an episode! Find out more here.

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Jill Pantozzi
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."