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Geek Couture Dazzles at San Diego Comic-Con for Second Year

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When we think of clothing at a Comic-Con, we tend to picture cosplay – men wearing stormtrooper costumes, women dressed as Sailor Moon. But thanks to Her Universe, a geek-inspired clothing company for women, fashion at Comic-Con is evolving past costumes and into everyday, wearable art. Last year they hosted the first ever geek couture fashion show at San Diego Comic-Con – and the fans came running.   Her Universe was founded in 2009 by actress Ashley Eckstein – who also voices Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. From the beginning, the merchandise and clothing company has made it their mission to bring the often-overlooked female fans of sci-fi and fantasy into the spotlight. The fashion show started…

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Holy Comic-Con! Cosplayers know no limitations

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New York Comic-Con is this week, which means the Big Apple will soon be flooded with all things geeky (or, as far as we’re concerned, all things awesome). When it started in 1970, Comic-Con was a small gathering of comic book fans who met in San Diego to celebrate the medium they loved. In the past 35 years it has exploded into a world-wide phenomenon, meeting in over 20 cities and attracting Hollywood stars, directors and legends in the comic book world. But regardless of how big Comic-Con has become, it still wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated fans who stand in lines for hours to get autographs, meet actors, or simply get a glimpse someone like Joss Whedon, director…

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