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Things We Saw Today: Disney Princesses Show Their Age

Things We Saw Today

Artist Taija Vigilia was asked to depict the Disney Princess according to the year their films were released. So you’ve got a three-year-old Tiana and Cinderella is 62, etc.  (via The Uniblog

  • There’s an awful racist contingent to The Hunger Games news floating around today. Apparently, some fans are annoyed that Rue was cast with an African-American actor. Even though the character is describes as having dark skin in the novel. Huh. (via The Frisky)
  • DC Comics’ Batwoman, by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman, picked up a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book.

Han Solo in carbonite as your cell phone case would be cooler if it were 3D but the detail is pretty impressive nonetheless. $14 on Etsy. (via Nerd Approved)

  • Wear the Cheese has put some of our favorite 80s characters to the Blechdel Test. That is, a scene in a show or movie in which two women discuss something that has nothing to do with a man. See if She-Ra, Rainbow Brite, and Jem pass.
  • Colin Smith blogs his thoughts on Wonder Woman #7 (which our own Susana had something to say about). It’s an interesting read.

Um…I might have to shave my head now. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • We’ve got the first, blurry, set photos from the CW’s Green Arrow show that feature Black Canary. No, unfortunately, no in costume. (via Blastr)
  • Belvedere Vodka President Charles Gibb apologized for the horribly offensive, rape-suggesting, ad on their Facebook page the other day. “It should never have happened. I am currently investigating the matter to determine how this happened and to be sure it never does so again,” he said. The company also made a donation to RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. (via Yahoo)

Thank god this didn’t happen at my theater. I probably would have died without seeing The Hunger Games. (via He Geek, She Geek)

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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."