1. Notes: 158 / 3 weeks ago  from stephaniebrownisback (originally from apocalypticash)

    duss005:

    apocalypticash:

    I cosplayed Spoiler at ECCC because duss005's design makes me soooo happy! Bluebird and I got some waffles, thanks to the people at Cheesecake being wonderful and making us some after brunch had ended.

    Apparently they were out having a lavish waffle brunch, while I was stuck at my table eating leftover soup crackers I found in artist alley from the day before. You win again Comic-Con.

    New!Spoiler and Bluebird cosplay?  This makes me happy in so many ways.  What fantastic costumes!

  2. Notes: 24874 / 1 month ago  from themarysue (originally from riansygh)

    themarysue:

    kateordie:

    riansygh:

    Mar 5th
    Today I witnessed something amazing. Almost in stark contrast to yesterday, today I saw tangible impact of lady-representation in comics.

    At the bookstore I work at, we have a dedicated Adventure Time section. This family came in and those kids were SO EXCITED to see their favourite characters in comics. I talked them through each OGN and series compilation, explaining what they all were and in what order they should be read, and this little girl’s entire life was changed. You could see it on her face.

    The moment I mentioned Kate Leth (and that, yes, she is a girl.) this little girl’s face lit up like Christmas morning. I don’t know if it just never occurred to her that girls can work in comics but the excitement and wonder that left the store in her was a privilege to see. I ended up selling them the Fionna & Cake’s, all the OGN’s, and an AT doodle book. She left begging her dad to help her learn how to draw Marceline comics. (And he was happy to comply!)

    Kate Leth has left an everlasting impression on this little girl just by existing and working in the industry. I honestly hope to someday be able to see such an impact on someone from my own work. Ladies in comics is important. The representation on the page, and behind them, is important. Having a reflection of yourself in the content you enjoy is important. I hope that little girl grows up to be a famous comic author someday.

    It was a very good day.

    I don’t even know what to say, I think my heart exploded. This is, I think, the best response I could ever hope for.

    Thank you.

    I’M NOT CRYING YOU’RE CRYING

    Oh, I love this story!

  3. Notes: 23 / 1 month ago 
    Why Geek Girls Are Tired of ‘Big Bang’ Bullshit

    Stuff like this makes me glad I never have time to watch cable TV.  Great commentary at the link above.

  4. Notes: 484 / 1 month ago  from postcardsfromspace (originally from apocalypsedudes)
    ALWAYS AND FOREVER REBLOG.

    ALWAYS AND FOREVER REBLOG.

    (Source: apocalypsedudes)

     
  5. Notes: 2307 / 1 month ago  from duss005
    duss005:

the actual last page to Batman 28 before we made some changes to it. we kept her hair color the same this time around, though.

Don’t mind me, I just have something in my eye.  (How does Dustin always do this to me?)

    duss005:

    the actual last page to Batman 28 before we made some changes to it. we kept her hair color the same this time around, though.

    Don’t mind me, I just have something in my eye.  (How does Dustin always do this to me?)

     
  6. Notes: 5600 / 1 month ago  from stephaniebrownisback (originally from cowkitty)
    You Stole My Artwork: An Open Letter to Anita Sarkeesian

    cowkitty:

    (Big thanks to @Sarochi1 for this comp comparing my art to the Tropes vs Women. Read full article.)

    image

    Long Story Short: You stole my art, used it for commercial purposes, and won’t even respond to my polite inquiries.

    Financial and legal complications aside, I hope you…

    I think this deserves a reblog.

  7. Notes: 5 / 1 month ago 
    The problem with little white girls (and boys)

    I found this an interesting perspective that I hadn’t really considered before. 

  8. Notes: 164 / 1 month ago  from dcwomenkickingass

    A Familiar Character From the Pre-52 Returns to Her Familiar Coloring

    dcwomenkickingass:

    Last month I posted about how some familiar characters from pre-New 52 DCU looked a lot whiter in the new 52.

    The character of Onyx, one of handful of black female heroes in the DCU, showed up in Green Arrow #28 looking, well, here you go:

    image

    The character’s much whiter appearance was chalked up by various folks as 1) the character was wearing Kabuki make-up 2) Albinism 3) claims that it was doubtful this was the same character as in the new 52. 

    Or it could  there was a coloring mistake when it came to portraying a women of color in a comic.

    In this month’s issue, the mystery is solved.

    Read More

    So glad to hear this!

    I only wish the Connor Hawke whitewashing had been an “error” as well.

  9. Notes: 289651 / 1 month ago  from stephaniebrownisback (originally from pyralspite)
    http://stephaniebrownisback.tumblr.com/post/77643222677/saphire-dance-golden-gleam

    saphire-dance:

    golden-gleam:

    thesociopathwithabox:

    amberbydreams:

    quirkilicious:

    talikira:

    wholmesianmisfit:

    Who remembers

    Motherfucking Scholastic

    image

    Book

    image

    Orders

    image

    And then the magical traveling circus of scholastic would randomly show up

    Um, yes, they still do book fairs.  My daughter’s school does it twice a year, and her school is tiny.  I’ve personally helped set it up.  It hasn’t changed very much since I was a kid.

    (Source: pyralspite)

  10. Notes: 60174 / 1 month ago  from daggerpen (originally from rabbitrecycle)

    Anonymous asked: You play D&D? I seriously doubt that. I bet you don't even know what dice are.

    thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

    rabbitrecycle:

    Wait wait wait so you’re telling me

    That these things aren’t elaborately shaped slightly mathematical candies?

    I’m still gunna check

    shit

    AS WE ALL KNOW, WE WOMEN CANNOT UNDERSTAND COMPLICATED THINGS LIKE DICE

    ONLY MANLY MEN KNOW WHAT DICE ARE

    OMG, I’m laughing so hard right now.

    Can I just take a minute to brag, here?

    Most of my friends know that I collect dice.  I tell them, “Some women collect jewelry; I collect dice.  They’re just as pretty, and way more useful.”

    I’ve even got two full sets of sharp-edged Lou Zocchi dice, including 3, 14, 16, and 24-siders.  (I have a 7-sider, too, but he only made one version of that)  That’s right, I had to mail order them from him, but I own some of the best, least-biased roleplaying dice in the world.  And if you already know who Zocchi is WITHOUT GOOGLING HIM, you are a hardcore gamer and deserve serious geek cred (and are probably older than me).

    Anyway, I’ve gotta go.  My friends and I are playing our weekly Traveller game in about 20 minutes.  With my husband’s custom system and my dice, of course.

    P.S. I believe Think Geek does sell chocolates shaped like dice, though.  If you’re hungry for elaborately-shaped, slightly mathematical candies.

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