I love fashion. We post about it on The Mary Sue often. But in a climate of “fake geek girl” accusations, I take issue with someone in the industry saying women got into geek culture for the “fashion sense.”
In a piece which has since been removed from the website, Diamond Comics’ Previews World Editor Vince Brusio wrote about the women of San Diego Comic-Con. My friend, and comic shop manager, Heather McFarlane brought it to my attention for some unfortunate content included. Here’s a screenshot (and a link to the cache version):
"Women got into cosplay b/c of the fashion, and conventions got big b/c of the women cosplaying."
Jesus weeps…I swear.
*FLAILS!* I NOTICED! I noticed and I failed and started my whole, “NO! IF HE WERE TRULY HYDRA HE WOULD HAVE SAID IT! THEY’RE SO FULL OF THEMSELVES, THEY CAN’T HELP BUT SAY THOSE WORDS! HE NEVER SAID ‘EM!!”
….also same goes for Ward. He never said them either, but, that’s another matter entirely.
I had noticed! Both of them.
Answered this on Facebook. Red, because language man.
Could go anywhere, talk to anyone, learn all the cultures…that would be exciting.
Just needed a little Felix Blake and Jasper Sitwell on my dashboard.