Day: May 9, 2014

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Locus Award Finalists Announced

On Wednesday, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the finalists for this year’s Locus Awards. Finalists are determined for each of the 15 categories by popular vote of Locus Magazine’s subscriber base.  The magazine has been covering science fiction and fantasy since 1968 and boasts testimonials from well-known names like Arthur C. Clarke and Robert…

X-Men. Brian Wood.

Brian Wood Leaving X-Men

Brian Wood has left X-Men, he stated on Twitter today. “FYI, I left the title on my own accord, no drama, no pressure, just moving on,” he wrote. He has been on the title since May of last year, after penning runs on X-Men, Volume 3 and Ultimate Comics: X-Men. Brian’s last issue will be…

Batwoman Don't Ask Don't Tell, Creators Greg Rucka, JH Williams III, DC Comics

Batwoman and DADT, Karen K. Burrows

When Kate Kane admits she’s gay in Detective Comics 859 (November 2009, Greg Rucka / J.H. Williams III), she does a lot more than out herself. Under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), the US law that prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the country’s military, she gets herself kicked out of college and…

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Kickstarter of the Week: Vamplets

Pinks, purples and cute undead plush pets abound in the Undead Baby Dragon & Bitemares Plush from Vamplets Kickstarter. What is a Bitemare, you ask? Bitemares, are creepily cute creatures that nibble on the toes of Vamplets while they sleep to give them nightmares. Adorable! The plush toys, created by My Little Pony and Littlest…

Agent Carter. Peggy Carter. Captain America The First Avenger. Captain America. July 22 2011. Marvel Studios. Marvel. Film.

Marvel’s Agent Carter Gets Series Order

I’ve been a fan of Hayley Atwell since she graced the screen on Captain America: The First Avenger as Agent Peggy Carter. She won me over again when she appeared in her very own Marvel One-Shot which offered a great look at what a potential series for Carter would look like if she was ever brought to…