Jubilee Likes Black Milk!

I was reading the most recent X-Men and something caught my eye. I didn't think about it at first, but something seemed pretty familiar to me. Jubilee was wearing a pair of tights:

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They are pretty cool looking, but when I took a closer look, they are actually these:

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These tights come from Australian company Black Milk (which I am a big fan of). There is no way to be sure, but how many times do specific items show up in comics, and not just name brands?

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Posted by etragedy

Its happening more often these days as artists are using real life photo references - I wouldn't at all be surprised if there is a photo of a model posing exactly like Jubilee somewhere...

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Posted by RazzaTazz

@etragedy: I know artists base their stuff on models sometimes, but it is still interesting to see a specific fashion item show up in comics. I wonder if the company knows (if not I already wrote to them)

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Posted by Delphic

@razzatazz: What an interesting taste in tights you have.

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Posted by Veshark

I thought this was about the hip-hop artist Black Milk at first haha....

It is quite interesting though. For all we know the artist may not have intentionally thought about using it...maybe he/she came across it online and figured that was something Jubilee might wear.

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Posted by etragedy

@razzatazz Apparently Black Milk was at the San Diego Comic Con this year, so I'm guessing the connection was made there.

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Posted by RazzaTazz

@delphic: Yes, I suppose, it speaks to the inner nerd in me

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Posted by RazzaTazz

@etragedy: Oh maybe, I didnt know that. Though would that fit with a timeline to get that comic out by yesterday? SDCC was less than a month ago.

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Posted by papad1992

Next time... pick another less-innuendo-ish title... My mind went totally into the gutter and down the sewer pipe! :P

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Edited by RazzaTazz

@papad1992: The name of the company is Black Milk, to me that only means a clothing company

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Posted by Monarch_Chronicle

@razzatazz: I think @papad1992 was think of something that a clothing co. might not have anything to do with :/

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Posted by The Stegman

Well, I came into this thread expecting one thing..and got something else..curse you titillating thread title...

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Edited by papad1992

@papad1992: The name of the company is Black Milk, to me that only means a clothing company

Well to me my thoughts went elsewhere... but at least now I know of a new clothing co!

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Posted by Grey56

I think I may have found my next purchase for the wife.

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Posted by RazzaTazz
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Posted by wildvine

Those are too cool. Have to get me some.

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Posted by RazzaTazz

@wildvine: You have to buy some. I like the astronomy ones best.

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Edited by Squares

Oh wow, so people at Marvel are actually paying attention to the clothing their characters are wearing. Hopefully this becomes a thing for all their comics.

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Posted by fodigg

I actually prefer the washed-out version on Jubilee.