Upcoming: Spinning out of Uncanny X-Force is David Lapham and Roberto De La Torre's Age of Apocalypse #1, coming in March 2012. [Marvel]


Lego: Wal-Mart's Sams Club has pulled Brendan Powell Smith's Lego-filled book, The Brick Bible, from its shelves due to what it considers "mature content." [The Brothers Brick]

Contests: If you've ever wanted to be drawn into a vampire comic, Dark Horse's current "Survive the Plague" contest to be incorporated into the second story arc of Guillermo del Toro Chuck Hogan, David Lapham and Mike Huddleston's The Strain series is worth checking out. [Dark Horse]

Comics: Ed Piskor remembers the Nintendo Entertainment System in all its' retro glory. [Boing Boing]

Lego: Dave Lartigue imagines Christmas on the Death Star in Lego form. [Dave Ex Machina]

Upcoming: Korea-based publisher JR Comic will release Adventures From China: The Monkey King: Birth of the Stone Monkey Vol. 1, along with three other graphic novels adapting Chinese mythology in the US starting in November. [PW]

Threads: Reebok's upcoming Ghost in the Shell sneakers have the the Tachikoma mecha aesthetic down, for real. [ANN]

Mashups: One of Doctor Who's Cybermen gets done up Iron Man style. [Agent M]