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Fanwork is awesome and sharing fanwork is even more awesome. Join us as we keymash and squee over our favorite fanwork, from fic (both written and podfic) to art to vids and meta and back again.

If you find something you love, we encourage you to comment/favorite and let the creator know you enjoyed their work. :D o/

Recommendations included:
  • Black Panther — cosplay (1)

  • The Broken Earth trilogy — art (1)

  • Dr Who — art (1)

  • The Good Place — art (1)

  • Hidden Figures — cosplay (1)

  • Jessica Jones — art (1)

  • Marvel Cinematic Universe — art (2)

  • Multifandom — vid (1)

  • NASA (RPF) — cosplay (1)

  • Sailor Moon — art (1)

  • Spiderman — cosplay (1)

  • Star Wars — art (2), fic (1)

  • Wonder Woman — cosplay (2)


[ART] [Marvel Cinematic Universe] Pseudo-Historical Hela by [tumblr.com profile] shoomlah
Claire Hummel, famous for the Historical Disney Princesses, took a crack at a pseudo-historical Hela, and the results are fantastic. Hummel’s busy these days (hooray!), so it’s unlikely we’ll see this blossom into a full piece, but I’m so intrigued by the long hair and antlers situation.

[ART] [Sailor Moon] Sailor Moon Series by Lucas Werneck
Lucas Werneck’s art strongly reminds me of Adam Hughes, who marries pin-up glamour with respect and affection for the female characters he’s illustrating. This series of the Sailor Guardians is stunning, from Rei’s flawless eyeliner to Usagi’s just perfect everything. There’s a final piece of Haruka and Michiru that just captures the look of love so perfectly.

[ART] [Star Wars] Padmé Amidala by Annie Forsait
Russian cosplayer Annie Forsait stuns as Padmé in her Naboo Victory Celebration Gown, capturing the ethereal nature of a gown we barely see in the film. I’m especially impressed by the seeming use of her own natural hair.

[ART] [Star Wars] Empress Amidala by [tumblr.com profile] starbitart
Speaking of the Naboo Victory Celebration Gown, here’s an evil AU Padmé that utilizes the same headpiece. I love how this design remixes elements from her existing costumes to create something that might approximate the grandeur of a young evil Empress Amidala.


Halloween is the cosplay gift that keeps on giving. There were so many great costumes popping up on my Twitter time-line that I just had to share a few of my favourites. I don't have any real comments beyond 'Wow, these are amazing' so just click through and enjoy the spectacles:

[COSPLAY] [Black Panther] Black Panther cosplay by [twitter.com profile] sidneylogan (T'Challa, Ramonda)

[COSPLAY] [Wonder Woman] Wonder Woman cosplay by [twitter.com profile] KristinaArielle (Wonder Woman)

[COSPLAY] [Wonder Woman] Wonder Woman cosplay by [twitter.com profile] demicam (Wonder Woman)

[COSPLAY] [NASA RPF] Leland Melvin cosplay by [twitter.com profile] AndrewCMiller (Leland Melvin)

[COSPLAY] [Hidden Figures] Hidden Figures cosplay by dwellons (Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Katherine Johnson)

[ART] [Dr Who] Untitled by [twitter.com profile] ZestyDoesThings (The 13th Dr)
Moving away from Halloween fan-work, the BBC revealed a picture of the 13th Dr's costume, and fan artists were quick to draw their own tributes. I love the swirly, galaxy inspired lining on the coat, and the sharp, direct gaze in this piece.

[ART] [The Good Place] Tahani by [twitter.com profile] beverlylove (Tahani)
A cute piece that understands Tahani is a good and pure angel of light.

[ART] [The Broken Earth trilogy] Syenite/Essun/You by John Sidoryk (Essun, Hoa)
Some very cool fan-art of Essun & Hoa from N. K. Jemisin's Broken Inheritance trilogy. Little ghostly Hoa. Essun illuminated by a few weak rays of light with a massive weapon in her hands and a determined look on her face. *Sigh* I can't wait for the TV series.


[ART] [Jessica Jones] Untitled by [twitter.com profile] geoffoarto (Jessica Jones)
Strong black and white art that really captures the spirit of the character.

[ART] [Thor: Ragnarok] Untitled by [twitter.com profile] type_nn (Valkyrie)
More fanart, of my favorite new character.


[COSPLAY] [Spiderman] Had to get some pictures for Jameson by [twitter.com profile] Sir_Hurizzel (Cosplayer), [twitter.com profile] 55mmbae (Photographer) (Spiderman)
This cosplay is SO GOOD; I like the costume, the poses are straight out of the comics, and I really love that last photo of him getting ready to swing into action. <3

[FIC] [Rogue One] The Last Poem of Jedha by [archiveofourown.org profile] schweinsty (15,486 words) (Bodhi Rook, Ensemble)
This has some beautiful world building and language, and I love this look at Bodhi's backstory and how he became the person we met in the film. I started crying about three-quarters of the way through and it was still worth it.

[VID] [Multifandom: Merlin BBC, The 100, Once Upon a Time, Game of Thrones, Wonder Woman (trailer), Sense8, Jessica Jones, Humans, The Hunger Games, Teen Wolf, Harry Potter, Insurgent, Stranger Things, The Lord of the Rings, Thor: The Dark World, Daredevil, , Agents of Shield, Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Who, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Snow White and the Huntsman, Star Trek, Shadowhunters, Maleficent] Unstoppable by [youtube.com profile] dayXstarMV (2:05)
This vid is entirely female characters being badasses, which is relevant to my interests. I like the way it links them all visually, and it's introduced me to a load of fandoms that I'm suddenly more interested in!

What fanwork have you loved recently?


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