Proof that Wolverine is the greatest Disney princess of them all

While we've seen lots of remixes of Disney princesses—princesses dressed as the Doctors, as Sith Lords, as their princes, and more—but David J Prokopetz is flipping that artistic script, collecting drawings of Wolverine in gowns worthy of a singing princess. » 10/26/13 2:00pm 10/26/13 2:00pm

Disney Pulls Sexy Merida Makeover After Public Backlash

In preparation for her "coronation ceremony" last Saturday, Disney gave the Brave heroine Merida a makeover, redesigning the character as thinner with a bigger bust, more revealing dress, a face full of makeup, less wild hair, and replacing her signature bow and arrows with a sassy sash. People were pissed and turned to… » 5/15/13 6:19pm 5/15/13 6:19pm

Ugh, Disney Gave Brave's Merida A Pretty Pretty Princess Makeover

Merida, the boundary-breaking heroine of Pixar's Brave, officially gains the title of Disney's eleventh Princess today — one which, ironically, she would not give a crap about. But she appears to have stopped into a Sephora, a Weight Watchers, and a BCBG on the way to her coronation. And they took away her bow and… » 5/11/13 4:50pm 5/11/13 4:50pm

Gender-flipped fairy tale princes ditch their glass shoes and let down …

Yudi Chen has a series of wonderfully stylized fairy tale illustrations with one important difference: the genders of all of the characters have been reversed. That means that the Beast must win the heart of Beau, the evil king demands the heart of his stepson Snow White, and Rapunzel has the most amazing beard you've… » 2/02/13 4:00pm 2/02/13 4:00pm

Saturday Webcomic: The Princess Planet is a land of myth, magic, and…

On a world where nearly every girl is a princess, not every princess is going to sing to birds or go off looking for her one true love. Princess Christi, the star of Brian McLachlan's The Princess Planet decides to trade in her ball gown for a spandex suit. With her snowman companion, Princess Christi travels her world … » 1/19/13 8:30am 1/19/13 8:30am

What if Disney's princess movies were horror stories?

Disney's so-called princess movies are reworkings of myths, fairy tales, history, literature, and legend, but the series Seven for a Secret, written by an anonymous writer on the fanfic community Archive of Our Own (as part of Yuletide 2012) starts with the Disney versions of these stories and then twists them back… » 12/29/12 10:00am 12/29/12 10:00am

What it's like to work as a professional party princess — with…

In addition to the theme park Meridas and Mulans who roam Disneyland and Disney World, various companies hire out princesses for birthday parties and other children's events. So do those paid princesses get treated like royalty? Or does donning the dress and tiara make you feel more ready to play Ursula than Ariel? » 9/01/12 5:00pm 9/01/12 5:00pm

Disney princesses don't always get along in these adorable comics

As much as Disney princesses have in common: their elaborate outfits, one true loves, and tendency to burst out in song, they wouldn't necessarily get along if you stuck them in the same room. Amy Mebberson's adorable Pocket Princesses comics explores the clashes and shared delights of these animated women. » 6/02/12 2:00pm 6/02/12 2:00pm

SNL's Real Housewives of Disney goes inside a drunken princess dinner…

Last night's Saturday Night Live took us past happily ever after and into the not-so-magical realm of sham marriages, bankruptcy, and alcoholism, all with a confessional camera. It's as filled with cat fights and eye-rolling as you'd expect, but with some inspired moments. Dwarven high-fives for all! » 3/04/12 10:00am 3/04/12 10:00am