Topic: DC Comics

Illustrator Gives Fun Hipster Makeovers To DC Superheroines

Illustrator Gives Fun Hipster Makeovers To DC Superheroines

Have you ever wondered what Cat Woman would look like if she were an artsy young purrson trying to make it in the big city, or what Wonder Woman would look like if she shopped at Urban Outfitters? Conversely, have you wondered what you, a stylish young lady, would look like if you were secretly a superhero? Illustrator Elizabeth Beals did, so she drew a bunch of female superheroes from DC Comics as fashion-forward urbanites. (I refuse to put the word “hipster” in the body of a post.) But unlike most things with “hipster” in the name, it doesn’t seem borne out of some haterade-chugging desire to mock the creative class so much as something she did because makeovers are fun. Enjoy these drawings with a clear conscience that they are not part of the problem. And if one of them really catches your fancy, you can buy it in print form. More »

Gallery: See nOir Jewelry’s Team Up With DC Comics

Gallery: See nOir Jewelry's Team Up With DC Comics

Just in time for the holidays, here’s a gallery of gift ideas for your nerd girlfriend: nOir Jewelry’s collaboration with DC Comics. The pieces–necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings–are all inspired by the women of DC (although perhaps a Marvel collaboration in the future? There are enough women of X-Men to keep you going on like, 20 collections). …Unsurprisingly, the line breaks down into roughly three categories: 1) just plain awesome for nerdy chicks, 2) just plain awesome, and 3) just plain inadvisable unless it’s Halloween and you are dressed as Wonder Woman. More »