Wow, I didn’t think anyone had even seen my Warlord of Mars illustration, let alone liked it enough to dress up in my John Carter design. Thanks to Tony Ray for being such a bad ass and making my design look good!
Dejah Thoris, Princess of Mars is Jay Justice
John Carter is Tony Ray
All photos by Patrick Sun.
My Dejah Thoris costume is inspired by the cover art of Dynamite Comics’ Warlord of Mars’ series, as drawn by Paul Renaud. Tony Ray’s John Carter costume is based on art by Reilly Brown.
AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN CINEMA HISTORY AN AMERICAN MADE MOVIE SWAPS FANATICAL PATRIOTISM FOR BASIC HUMAN DECENCY EVEN THOUGH THE MOVIE ITSELF IS CALLED CAPTAIN AMERICA AND IT DOESN’T GET ANY MORE PATRIOTIC THAN THAT BUT MARVEL CHOSE A DIFFERENT PATH AND I’M THANKFUL FOR THAT pardon my capslock
and in a fantastic plot twist, the answer was not to nuke the enemy
“I twittered about this earlier, but sometimes it feels as though talking about misogyny in this industry is like dealing with Groundhog Day: there seems to be a continuous reset, a collective male amnesia around the issue. As if, when a woman speaks out, it’s for the first time and everyone is shocked. Just shocked, I tell you. Sexism exists? OH MY GOD.”