Princess Peach And Storm Redesigns Will Blow Your Nerdy Mind

Princess Peach and Storm drawings The following illustrations of Princess Peach and X-Men’s Storm by female sci-fi artists Kirbi Fagan and  would bring Mario and Professor X to tears.

Click here for a side-by-side comparison of Peach from N64 and Fagan’s bazooka Peach and here for one of badass thigh-baring comic book Storm and even more badass “Weather Witch” / “Nature Goddess” Storm.

And also check out Fagan’s website. Anyone with a living room, a few bucks and a love of conversation pieces needs her Winnie The Pooh painting ASAP.

Get Ready for a Female Thor and a Black Captain America

female thor black captain americaEvery year at Comic-Con we see bundles of gender and race-flipped superheroes, and now, to delight of cosplayers everywhere, female Thor and black Captain America are a reality in the Marvel universe.

Steve Rogers is passing his shield to Sam Wilson a.k.a Falcon (played by Anthony Mackie in The Winter Soldier) and Thor’s hammer is being picked up by a woman.

Introduced in 1969, Falcon was the second mainstream black superhero ever after Black Panther in 1966, and the first to hail from the U.S. As for Thor, we’ll have to wait until October to find out about the mysterious woman who takes the place of the original and what he did to no longer be worthy of the title.  Continue reading “Get Ready for a Female Thor and a Black Captain America”

The Best Cosplay At Comic-Con 2012

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 Comic-Con San Diego goes from July 12 to 15, 2012 and as usual, it’s full of celebrities and cosplayers. One is the lowest form of escapism, one the highest. You guess.

Here we see a ton of Batman, Captain America, Thor and Star Wars costumes plus transgendered Princess Peach and more. Can’t beat that.  Continue reading “The Best Cosplay At Comic-Con 2012”