1. Video of a vampire bat running.
2. A list of haunted houses open this summer in Japan.
3. Good comic strip. This, too.
4. The Kathie Olivas/Brandt Peters vinyl figures I posted awhile back are now available for preorder.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Sucklord's MUSCLE-inspired figures kickstarter. ($20 for ten is the minimum contribution.)
Lego Clark Kent by Joel Baker.
The Wii Fit trainer is a playable character in the new Smash Bros.
*Buy MUSCLE figures at eBay.
Rex Colt (Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon) custom action figure by Danny Hughes.
80's heroes by Guillaume Singelin. Via.
Starfox and friends by Olly Moss.
Astronomical tee by Wayne Struwig and Andrew G. Hobbs on sale for $10 at Threadless.
*Buy The Thing toys at ebay.
1. Nigella Lawson's husband was photographed in what looks like he was choking her in public.
2. Artist offering cheap commissions.
3. "Horrible, never coming here again."
4. People drink dramatically less orange juice than they used to. Via.
5. Michael Chabon's terrific The Yiddish Policeman's Union is $2 today at Amazon. And speaking of books, The Drowning Girl won the best novel award at the Bram Stoker Awards.
Game of Thrones PSAs.
Photo gallery of the upcoming Masters of the Universe Octavia figure (with poseable tentacles), which you can preorder here.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles commission by Michael Dialynas.
Homemade twist-tie action figures.
Hand-painted Raiders of the Lost Ark poster from Ghana. Via.
*Buy Ghanavision: Hand-Painted Film Posters from Ghana at Amazon.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Harry Potter, Voldermort and more Munnys by Jared Cain.
Frank Miller Robocop Last Stand #2 cover by Declan Shalvey. Via.
Cyborgs by Adrian Dadich. Via.
New Wizard of Oz-inspired tee available at Last Exit to Nowhere.
1. "Microsoft Employees Ambush Wii U Best Buy Events To Promote Xbox One."
2. "Neil Gaiman's top 10 mythical characters."
3. The limited edition of James Jean’s "Parallel Lives" exhibition catalog sold out in one day. The digital version is now available for $8 at iTunes.
Friday, June 14, 2013
Many of us think of the Internet as a global community. But two-thirds of the world’s population does not yet have Internet access. Project Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, help fill coverage gaps, and bring people back online after disasters.3. "Apple Is Already Fixing Its Awful iOS 7 App Icons."
4. Wolverine Legends action figures now available for preorder at the BBTS.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
My favorites from the Marvel Comics solicitations for September 2013:
X-MEN LEGACY #16 cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
UNCANNY AVENGERS #12 cover by JOHN CASSADAY
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #30 cover by MICHAEL KOMARCK
YOUNG AVENGERS #10 cover by JAMIE MCKELVIE
THE SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #3 cover by Michael Del Mundo
VENOM #40 cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
INFINITY #2 cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
IRON MAN #16 cover by GREG LAND
ALL-NEW X-MEN #16 cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
UNCANNY X-FORCE #11 cover by KRIS ANKA
*Buy Kang toys at eBay.