#WheresRey: The Saga Continues

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Good evening readers!! While I initially had a Marvel vs. DC Comics post planned for this evening, that got shelved after I read an article on Hypable earlier this afternoon that raised more questions about the whole #WheresRey controversy. Sent to me by my best guy friend S, the article links to a report on the blog Sweatpants and Coffee that quotes an industry insider as saying that Star Wars toymakers were “specially directed” to exclude Rey from their products. Though these claims aren’t all that surprising given what we’ve seen so far in terms of a dearth of merchandise for female characters, it still made my heart hurt and my blood boil. Then, I got angrier as I read some other news stories about the whole thing and I decided tonight was a good time for a bit of a rant here on Geeky MusingsRead More