In Friday Fangirling, a weekly feature of Fantastic Fangirls, our staff share what caught their fannish eye over the past week or so.
In posts that made us think…:
Why Science Fiction Must Err on the Side of Diversity
Gay Characters Aren’t Going to Show Up ‘Organically’ In Your Stories, You Have to Put Them There
Jurassic World Characters Not All They Appear
Why the “Future of Women in Comics” Thinks It Helps to Be Terrifying
8-Year-Old ‘Star Wars’ Fan Gets Disney to Ditch Gender Labels
In news we like:
Doctor Who has a premiere date! September 19th! Also a new trailer:
Lionsgate Launching ‘Her Universe Fashion Show’ on Comic-Con Streaming Service
There’s some great (spoilery) news about a Secret Six character in this Comicosity preview of issue 4.
Word is that there’s going to be (another) Batman standalone film, co-written by Ben Afflect and Geoff Johns, starring Ben Affleck, and directed by Ben Affleck. Ben Affleck will also be playing the Batmobille, and providing craft services.
And check this!
Do you follow Hayley Atwell on twitter? If not, you’re missing out on some of the best dubsmash usage ever. Luckily, BuzzFeed collected a bunch of them in one place.
Every Single Word Spoken By a Person of Color In
The Sorting Hat Chats
Where Young Girls Are Worshipped as Living Goddesses
Who ya gonna call? Here’s your first look at all four Ghostbusters suited up in the new uniforms!
What do YOU have to share?