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Things We Saw Today: 1990s League Of Extraordinary Gentlepersons

Things We Saw Today

 

Mighty God King has updated Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentleman to the 1990s. You can buy it on Etsy. (via io9

  • Statues of giant jewelry are popping up in Belgium. Check out this giant earring on The Frisky!
  • Kate Leth, who we greatly adore, will have an Adventure Time comic backup strip Marceline and the Scream Queens #4  featuring none other than another we greatly adore – Lumpy Space Princess! (via Leth’s Tumblr)
  • Author Spike Marlowe is donating a portion of  sales from her book Placenta of Love to Planned Parenthood for the month of August. (via Culture Map)

We’ve got some new images of The Hobbit thanks to a 2013 calendar. See some more at SuperheroHype.

  • Speaking of calendars, the Women of Geekdom 2013 calendar is available for pre-order. They write, “The brainchild of Laura and Shaun Rosado of the Geek Podcast Shauncastic!, this project was founded on one simple goal: to showcase the diversity of female geeks.” A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit The Wayne Foundation, who are, “committed to spreading awareness of CSEC (Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children) and building a rehabilitation facility for victims DMST (Domestic Minor Sexual Trafficking).”
  • There’s an open casting call going on for Auror’s Tale, the fan made Harry Potter web series all about the wizard fighters (watch the trailer!).
  • A scientist has illustrated the evolutionary history of…dragons. And now you can buy it on a t-shirt. Well this just keeps getting better. (via io9)

DC’s Aquaman title gets a Robot Chicken varient cover for issue #12. (via The Beat)

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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."