Ellie Hillis is a blogger, reporter, comics historian, and cosplayer. She has written for a number of nerd news sites, including Geek League of America, the Geek Initiative, and Acts of Geek. A graduate of Smith College, she wrote her senior thesis on superheroines. When she's not busy writing scholarly articles or presenting at conventions, she is a Senior Manager at a New England non-profit. Her writing and game design has been featured in a variety of RPGs published by Spectrum Games and Density Media. She is currently beta testing two RPGs: "Best Friends Forever! Magic, Adventure, Sparkles, and Hugs" and "Powers High". Her costumes have been featured in Comic Alliance's Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), Marvel Comics, and IDW Publishing. Much of her work can be found at Planet Zeist. Follow her on Twitter @enhillis for opinions on pop culture, comics, gaming, feminism, and more.