Star Wars REBELS Cosplay Tips From Dave Filoni

Over at Star Wars Blog, Dave Filoni once again proves why he is awesome, this time with cosplay tips for Star Wars Rebels character Hera in anticipation of the summer convention season. Time to get out the scissors.

Haven’t heard about Hera yet? Check out our latest episode of Fangirls Going Rogue.


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Final Round Suvudu Cage Match: #SWEU Leia versus Movie Leia

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It’s down to Leia of the Expanded Universe versus Leia of the movies in the finals of Suvudu’s Cage Match. . . . → Read More: Final Round Suvudu Cage Match: #SWEU Leia versus Movie Leia

The Potential Energy of Major Star Wars Events

Star Wars Reads Day

The response to ReedPOP’s BookCon children’s book panel illustrates how social media reaction has to be considered from first perceptions through completion of the event. What does this mean for Star Wars Reads Day and Celebration? . . . → Read More: The Potential Energy of Major Star Wars Events

Lily Morgane Reviews WYNDE

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Assembly of Geeks: Captain America, Trekkies & Anomalies

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This week’s Assembly of Geeks covers Captain America and Star Trek with Jen Rhodes of Anomaly Podcast. . . . → Read More: Assembly of Geeks: Captain America, Trekkies & Anomalies

Kay Reviews Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Fangirls Going Rogue April 2014: Great Hera! What’s Behind The Mask?

Teresa Disney Rogue

The April 2014 edition of Fangirls Going Rogue features Under The Mask’s Dr. Andrea Letamendi and discussion of Hera from Star Wars Rebels. . . . → Read More: Fangirls Going Rogue April 2014: Great Hera! What’s Behind The Mask?

This Is Why Year of the Fangirl is Awesome: #FlauntYourWorld

Teresa Disney Rogue

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Women Illustrating Women: Indie Artist Kell Smith Draws Attention to New Female Comics Characters

SPARKS Cover

Indie comics are bigger, better, and getting more of the market share than ever before, as evidenced by the rise of Image Comics.  That means more opportunities for talented artists and writers to get their books to market, and hopefully, more diversity in the comics we will be reading.

Last December I interviewed Glenn Matchett, Executive Editor and Writer for GrayHaven Comics, about Issue 1 of his mystery series: Living With Death. In that book Glenn showed his enthusiasm for strong female lead characters by writing them incredibly well. Now, there is reason to cheer. A new and gutsy female stars in Glenn’s next book release.

“SPARKS” will be available from GrayHaven Comics during the first week of April. It is a “CSI-type” detective story that Glenn has been developing for more than a decade. As eager as he is to see this story in print, Glenn is genuinely thrilled to credit the realization of his long-time dream to young breakout artist/illustrator, Kell Smith. He feels that she has interpreted his SPARKS story so well, that he claims: “This is as much Kell’s project as it is mine.”

Since we love to see women succeed, I recently spoke with Kell about her artwork, her creative partnership with Glenn, and the development of this new book, to catch a glimpse of how she became, as Glenn puts it, “the reason SPARKS exists.”

“SPARKS” (GrayHaven Comics)
Written by Glenn Matchett
Illustrated by Kell Smith

Release Date: Early April 2014

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Kay Reviews Muppets Most Wanted

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