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Things We Saw Today: Tom Hiddleston Gets A Drawing Of Loki

Things We Saw Today

This is a screen capture from Gingerhaze’s (Noelle Stevenson) tumblr of a screen capture she took from The Avenger’s actor Tom Hiddleston’s twitter. Someone gave him one of her Loki illustrations. Take note of what she typed under the photo. Yup, that about says it all. Actually, she later posted, “how am i supposed to do anything ever again.” THAT says it all. 

  • A recent magazine cover article featuring an Islamic woman in a body paint veil is causing controversy. (via The Frisky)
  • The space shuttle Enterprise took a flight around NYC before landing at JFK to make its way to the Intrepid museum today, much like Discovery did not too long ago. And Leonard Nimoy was totally there to watch. (via Reuters)

Star Wars meets Adventure Time as Jake turns into an AT-AT! (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Penny Arcade posted a video that examines the issue of harassment and bad behavior in online gaming, particularly in games that use voice chat. It offers some possible solutions that could be implemented by companies that would use the existing technology, and some simple but creative coding, to allow the community to naturally and seamlessly silence people who act out.
  • Playboy Magazine has an interview with comic writer Grant Morrison (and an interesting Frank Quietly illustration). (via Comics Alliance)
  • Becky Allen writes – On Female Characters: This Isn’t Highlander. There Can Be More Than One.

What if Poison Ivy and Swamp thing had a child together? This is what artist Axel Medellin imagines would happen. Check out some other children from superhero pairings on CBR’s The Line It Is Drawn.

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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."