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Things We Saw Today: Google Salutes Amelia Earhart

Things We Saw Today

Google celebrates what would have been Amelia Earhart’s 115th birthday with their beautiful Google doodle.  

  • The Frisky shows us what a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bra looks like. Hint: it might scare people off if you flashed it.
  • Susan Juhl, wife of the late Jerry Juhl and Jim Henson Company writer, remembers the late Sally Ride in a lovely piece.
  • I had completely forgotten Syfy was going to do a Booster Gold TV series so it was a nice surprise to read writer Andrew Kreisberg is turning in his script next month. (via MTV Splash Page)

You’ve seen the ultra-realistic Avengers Loki and Black Widow statues and perhaps you were saving up money for them. You might want to wait on that. They’re making one for Agent Coulson. This is our teaser shot. (via Topless Robot)

  • A plethora of Batman-related news. Firstly, Warner Bros. are planning to donate a substantial amount of money to the victims of the Aurora shooting. (via Digital Spy)
  • Like his director and fellow actors, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has released a statement about the tragedy. “”My most sincere sympathies go out to the families of the victims in Aurora,” he wrote on Twitter.
  • DC Comics have announced they’ll be delaying the release of Batman Incorporated #3 due to some imagery they feel is inappropriate considering the circumstances. (via MTV Geek)
  • Christopher Nolan wrote a goodbye to his Batman franchise the foreword to The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy. ” I will miss the Batman. I like to think that he’ll miss me, but he’s never been particularly sentimental,” he writes. ComingSoon has the full piece.

Once again, Leonard Nimoy proves how awesome he is.

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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” ( 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."