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New DC Comics Multiverse Action Figures Highlight Wonder Woman

New DC Comics Multiverse Action Figures Highlight Wonder Woman Mattel’s DC Comics Multiverse Wonder Woman action figures hit toy store shelves recently, promoting the upcoming film starring Gal Gadot.  The DC Comics Multiverse toy line produces 6-inch action figures that supplement DC’s blockbuster superhero films (think Suicide...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 63: In From the Cold Author Amanda Schuckman and More!

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 63: In From the Cold Author Amanda Schuckman and More!

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 63: We chat with author Amanda Schuckman about ‘In From the Cold’ and More! Hello Legion!On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 63, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome author and geek Amanda Schuckman! Amanda is the co-author of the first book in a new series...

Coffee with Katie and Emily Podcast Ep. 10 Part 2: Beauty and the Beast

Hi Legion of Leia friends!!! My name is Katherine (alias: Katie) and I’ve been fortunate enough to write for Legion of Leia for a while now! I am all about female empowerment which is, of course, a HUGE part of this site! So, here’s the fun, new thing I’m doing! My girl, Emily Paddock, and I have a podcast. Yup. You guessed it. Coffee with...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 62: Celestial Body Swimwear Creators Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 62: Celestial Body Swimwear Creators Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves

Hey Legion! On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 62, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome Rileah Vanderbilt and Jes Reaves, creators of Celestial Body Swimwear! These suits are designed around space and NASA, and they’re amazing! Not only that, but the ladies are donating 5% of their profits to...

The Cast of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ on Bringing Disney Magic and Belle’s Legacy to the Screen

A new generation will be discovering a tale as old as time with the new live-action Beauty and the Beast this week. In anticipation of the film’s release cast members including Emma Watson, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, and Audra McDonald took part in the Los Angeles press day to chat about what makes the film stand apart from...

McDonalds’ Barbie Fashionistas/Hot Wheels Happy Meal Draws Familiar Gender Lines, With a Twist

McDonalds’ Barbie Fashionistas/Hot Wheels Happy Meal draws familiar gender lines, with a twist There’s a certain eye-roll I do whenever McDonalds dusts off their BARBIE/HOT WHEELS Happy Meal toys for yet another pass at greasy stardom.  This split promotion is the chain’s most common.  Having started in 1991, the pairing has...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, Author of Superhero Therapy

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, Author of Superhero Therapy

Legion of Leia podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of Superhero Therapy On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 61, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of the upcoming book Superhero Therapy! Janina has written about the psychology of pop culture on Legion of...