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Compliance isn’t mandatory to purchase these awesome ‘Bitch Planet’ leggings

bitchPlanetBW_side1_2With these new “Bitch Planet” leggings from Bombsheller, you too can now express your non-compliance to the world. The leggings manufacturer has teamed up with Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Milkfed Criminal Masterminds Inc. in order to bring you the latest in comic book fashion.

The leggings feature a design by Valentine De Landro, who co-created the Image Comics series “Bitch Planet” with DeConnick. The symbol stands for “non-compliant,” which — in the not-so-distant future of “Bitch Planet’s” world — is a term applied to women who don’t comply with its societal standards for women. Non-compliant women are sent to an off-planet prison for offenses as simple as rejecting commonly accepted beauty practices.

In an effort to make these leggings available for every fan, DeConnick and Bombsheller are running a beta test for sizes up to 6XL. “When Kelly Sue DeConnick asked to work with us on a design that would be available through 6XL, we were thrilled to get the chance to put our prototypes to the test,” Bombsheller’s website reads. “Compared to the rest of the fashion industry, Bombsheller is non compliant. We believe you should wear what you want, not what you’re told. Get your girl gang together and celebrate spandex for all bodies.”

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Vampire kick! Marceline boots join ‘Dr. Martens x Adventure Time’

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The announcement of the Adventure Time line of boots from Dr. Martens was made with much fanfare in February, but we nearly missed the stealthy addition of Marceline the Vampire Queen to the line.

Inspired by the 1,000-year-old guitar-playing vampire, the limited-edition design captures a different facial expression on each boot (mouth closed on the right, open wide on the left). Joining the previously released Jake and Finn designs, the Marceline boot is available for women, children and toddlers (prices range from $150 to $105).

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Your books should be well-protected in this Han Solo in carbonite backpack

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If carbon freezing is suitable for transporting tibanna gas — or, say, a certain charming smuggler — over long distances, it should be good enough for hauling your textbooks from home to class.

This Previews-exclusive Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Plush Back Buddy (say that five times fast!) will either make you the envy of the campus or the target of the galaxy’s vilest bounty hunters. Whatever the case, it’s available for preorder for $39.99.

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WeLoveFine gets mathematical with ‘Adventure Time’ collection

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WeLoveFine knows what time it is, with a new collection of women’s and men’s clothing inspired by Adventure Time.

Designed by WeLoveFine’s Catherine Elhoffer, the brightly colored (and occasionally imaginatively patterned) pieces certainly wouldn’t be out of place in the Land of Ooo. They range from the expected, like the Jake Pocket Hoodie (you kind of have to, right?), to the bold, like the Lady Rainicorn Leggings.

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Transform into a Titan with this ‘Attack on Titan’ costume hoodie

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While transforming into a human-killing (and eating!) naked giant may sound like fun, in Attack on Titan it involves “Titan’s power,” a self-conflicted wound — it’s a whole process that, frankly, seems exhausting, and gross. I mean, why bother with all of that when you can turn yourself into the Colossal Titan with the tug of a zipper?

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Ben Templesmith’s ’30 Days of Night’ is coming to your closet

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Fright-Rags’ 30 Days of Night collection brings classic covers from Ben Templesmith’s horror series to t-shirts.

“No Fear” used to be one of the most recognizable apparel brands, but a new venture between IDW Publishing and Fright-Rags bringing imagery from Ben Templesmith and Steve Niles’ “30 Days of Night” to a host of T-shirts may have some folks adopting a slightly modified motto: “No, fear.”

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Wonder Woman and Batgirl ‘chair capes’ set to make office work more super

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Entertainment Earth has expanded its line of DC Comics-themed chair capes — yep, capes for your chairs — with two new offerings: Wonder Woman and Batgirl. This adds two of DC’s most famous females superheroes to offerings that already included the previously released Batman and Superman (Silver Age) chair capes, and the Comic-Con International-exclusive Batman (blue cape) and Bizarro chair capes.

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Ain’t no thing like this Rocket Raccoon backpack, except this

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Whether you’re off to save the galaxy or simply heading to class (or, y’know, a convention), this Rocket Raccoon Backpack Buddy seems like the appropriate — and appropriately adorable — accessory.

Sold exclusively by ThinkGeek, the officially licensed backpack features plush head, arms, feet and tail, and a zipped compartment that measures 9.75 inches by 8 inches. Although it’s not intended to hold electronics, the website notes the backpack can fit an iPad2.

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Custom-painted Batman sneakers are all the rage in Gotham

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E.V. Kwun (aka Geektrooper) pays tribute to Batman: The Animated Series with these hand-painted high-tops featuring the Dark Knight and Killer Croc.

The attention to detail is pretty amazing, with Batman standing against the Gotham skyline and Killer Croc at home in the city’s sewers. The tongues of the shoes also reference the logo of the beloved cartoon, with each of the characters shown in silhouette against a red circle.

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These new superhero sunglasses are a wonder, Wonder Woman

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While those Catwoman sunglasses we showcased earlier this month are undeniably awesome, maybe they’re not quite your style. Perhaps while you’re lounging on the beach you prefer to imagine yourself in Themyscira or, I don’t know, Central City. No matter, now Sun-Staches has you covered.

The company that makes the sunglasses/mask combos has expanded its line of comic book-themed novelty eye wear to include Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Spider-Man, Robin and Poison Ivy. (There are also Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but I’m not sure anyone over the age of 10 can get away with that.)

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These elegant Pokémon watches are perfect for the mature fan

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Who says you have to stop displaying your love for Pokémon simply because you’ve reached a certain age? Certainly not Japanese fashion brand Beams.

The company has designed two very grown-up Seiko watches for more mature Pokémon Masters: Pikachu is white, yellow and silver, and features a stylized image of the fan-favorite character within the letter P and a nod to its tail on the minute hand. The black Poké Ball timepiece reflects the famed item’s design in its red, white and black face.

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This Wolverine jacket is so perfectly ’90s it hurts

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If a group of comics fans in the mid-1990s had assembled a time capsule to capture what life was like in that moment, it would’ve contained this jacket. If it didn’t, they would’ve failed in their mission.

Designed by Jeff Hamilton, best known for his garish leather jackets featuring Looney Tunes characters and sports-team logos, it’s the most gloriously ’90s piece of comics fashion you’re likely to see … definitely this week, and probably much longer than that.

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Adidas assembles a line of Avengers basketball sneakers

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Adidas was only getting started when it introduced an Avengers: Age of Ultron-inspired sneaker collection earlier this spring. Now the company is rolling out a series of retro basketball silhouettes based on four of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

Below you can the Adidas Crazy 8 “Iron Man,” the T-Mac 1 “The Hulk,” the Real Deal “Thor” and the Crazy 97 “Captain America.” Alas, Quicksilver sits this round out.

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Admit it, these Catwoman sunglasses are pretty awesome

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Don’t ask me why they’re called “Sun-Staches,” as they don’t have anything to do with facial hair, but I’m pretty sure I want one. The DC Comics-themed sunglasses/mask combos — See? Not a mustache in sight! — allow you to switch from business to cosplay in one fast-and-easy step.

Although there are probably a limited number of places you could wear the Batman, Joker and Harley Quinn Sun-Staches — comic conventions, Arkham Asylum, the Batcave — the Catwoman version is pretty killer, suitable for most any occasion. Seriously, those are spectacular (although, regrettably, I could never pull off the look).

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WeLoveFine debuts Spider-Gwen hoodies, leggings and more

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Spider-Gwen — an alternate universe take on Gwen Stacy where she, not Peter Parker, receives powers from a radioactive spider — was an overnight sensation after debuting last year in Marvel’s “Edge of Spider-Verse” #2, in large part due to the stylish (and notably practical) costume design by artist Robbi Rodriguez. In what feels like a natural next step, that design has inspired a new collection from fashion-forward, genre-centric clothing merchandiser WeLoveFine (as modeled by Meredith Placko and Michelle Nguyen in the above photo), consisting of hoodies, leggings and even a Spider-Gwen-patterned cardigan.

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