Reading: Nerd Links for October 15-21, 2016

A Brief History of Princess Leia’s Bikini:  Carrie Fisher deserves a lot of credit for pointing out that she was never truly Jabba’s slave.  She was a Hutt Slayer.  However, as she also says, that wasn’t a Bikini; it was just metal.   While of course she was attractive in the outfit, the article does a good job of making sure that we realize we are Jabba when we objectify her because of it.

Wonder Woman to be Sworn in as UN Ambassador:   Not only that but the character will also be on a stamp.

10 Rules For How To Make Money As A Comic Con Artist: This is not only great for artists, but it’s good job advice in general.  I do like how they also call out the lack of diversity in the field right now and how fans challenged publishers at NYC Comic Con.

 

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