-- In my "TMNT Insider Issue" email (I¹m a subscriber, okay?) the Turtles announce the next stop on their Road Trip - the Chicago Navy Pier this weekend (May 21-25). There¹s promise of martial arts demos, pizza and other totally radical goodies.

-- Boom! Pow! Ow? These comic book themed band-aids will heal all wounds.

-- Hold tight, ACT-I-VATE webcomic fans: ­ IDW is due to release a print-exclusive "Primer" in the fall, with contributors Dean Haspiel, Nick Bertozzi, Ulises Farinas, Joe Infurnari, Molly Crabapple and more.

-- Indie comics mavens Miss Lasko-Gross and Gabrielle Bell were at the Strand in NYC this week ­ and you missed it? Don't fret, watch the video of the event, moderated by fellow comics creator Austin English.