The Weekly Read – Sept 26th

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Selecting interesting articles, exciting news from the world of comics and pop culture, important editorials, or unique perspective pieces; LGN presents a weekly round up of links to read every Monday.

This week we have the gang from Mythbusters returns, Robin Ha cooks in her new comic book, and Princess Princess review.

MYTHBUSTERS

1. Former Mythbusters Build Team Reuniting for Netflix Series | The Mary Sue
“As it turned out, all three wound up leaving just one season prior to the series end, and while fans were initially surprised and dismayed when the build team left–it turns out that Netflix is going to be giving back what was taken away. It was confirmed at this year’s DragonCon that Byron, Imahara and Belleci are going to be heading up a brand-new series for Netflix called the White Rabbit Project:”

You’re fav experimenting nerds are coming back.

2. Robin Ha’s New Cookbook Mixes Korean Cuisine With Comics | NPR
“Korean-American artist Robin Ha’s first cookbook is filled with recipes she learned from her mother. And appropriately, it’s a comic book. Ha talks and cooks with NPR’s Ari Shapiro.”

Comics and cooking, check out this audio interview with Robin Ha by Ari Shapiro about her new comic based on the Korean recipes her mother taught her.

3. UNIDENTIFIED SEA CREATURE IS A PLUMBUS FROM RICK AND MORTY | Nerdist
“Any good Rick and Morty fan knows what a Plumbus is. But even to these experts, the question stands: how do they make them? Of course it involves smoothing out the dingle bop with a bunch of schleem, and rubbing the fleeb because of the fleeb juice, and also there’s some spitting and rubbing, and pushing it through the grumbo. But how do they—meaning the forces of evolution—make a Plumbus in real life? We don’t know. But what we do know is that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) apparently found one floating in the deep sea off the coast of Hawaii.”

The resemblance is uncanny.

4. ‘Luke Cage’ Goes Behind the Music in New Season 1 Featurette | Comics Alliance
“Netflix released the first of several new featurettes for Luke Cage, this time focused on the music behind the Harlem vibe of the series. In it, executive producer Cheo Hodari Coker, Mike Colter, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge of A Tribe Called Quest, A$AP Ferg and Method Man comment on how each episode is shaped by its score and musical influence.”

Hip hop at the heart of Luke Cage, Netflix September 30th. Watch it!

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5 . Review: Princess Princess Ever After Is a Sweet LGBTQIA Fairy Tale | The Mary Sue
“Princess Princess Ever After is a hardcover graphic novel collection of a web comic of the same name written and drawn by Katie O’Neill. It tells the story of two princess, both of whom would rather be anything else. Sadie is a blonde princess who at the top of the story is trapped in a tower with no one but a chubby dragon for a companion. Amira is a black princess who has run away from her princessy life to become a hero. She happens upon Sadie’s tower and decides to rescue her.”

Adorable, sweet, beautifully drawn, and story to boot. Get this comic now.

6. People Are Sharing This Photo Of “American Ninja Warrior’s” Jessie Graff High-Kicking At The Emmys | Buzzfeed
“This is Jessie Graff. She’s a professional stuntwoman and a contestant on Emmy-nominated reality show American Ninja Warrior. When she turned up at the awards’ red carpet on Sunday night, she pulled some pretty awesome moves.”

Amazing Jessie Graff putting on a clinic for the Emmys red carpet.

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