Saturday, April 21, 2007

Daughters of the Dragon

That right there is Misty Knight ----------------------->
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Just in time for the onset of the summer and the summer con season, I've re-nigra-ed the look of The Get Down to let y'all know how I'll be rolling for the next couple of months. I've tentatively planned to attend 4 cons this year, and in honor of the NOC* peoples I met after the Mixed Race Conference, I wanted to find a costume that let me rock the 'fro and be sufficiently badass sexy to compel the gaze but repulse advances. I should mention here that I don't look shit like Misty Knight and I know this, which actually makes me more excited to wear some version of this outfit. Bernaise, back me up here: a slightly-too-old-for-this, chubby, bootleg Misty Knight would be hilarious, right?

I kicked around a couple other black female superheroes/comics heroes, but ultimately, Misty Knight was it. She is, quite simply, that bitch. Love her. And it doesn't hurt that her relationship with Nightwing partner Colleen Wing
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People, it always comes back to Tamara Dobson. Always.

*NOC = nerds of color

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