-- It¹s nothing but a G Novel-Thang, baby. In attempt to refresh the brand, WIDEawake/Death Row is launching an extension called Hustle City, debuting as a graphic novel with a CD insert. (Billboard)

-- Scott Mendelson on The Huffington Post recaps how Tim Burton's "Batman" has affected the movie industry.

-- Becky Cloonan passes along the good word from Iranian comics author Marjane Satrapi to call a halt to the violence in Iran by signing this petition.