Books: Brian Michael Bendis has signed with Random House to publish Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Graphic Novels, a non-fiction comics writing guidebook due out in 2013 that will include portions of his Marvel work, along with new art from industry pros. [THR]

Movies: Moviefone reports from the set of The Avengers with some indication that the film will deliver when it comes to action. [MF]

Previews: Rolling Stone has the first six five pages from Vertigo's new Flex Mentallo hardcover by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. [Rolling Stone]

Fresh Ink! Online: G4's Brian Compton and fellow staffers review Sweet Tooth, Fairy Tale, Captain America and Level Up. Regular host Blair Butler will return next week with guest Michael McMillain. [G4]

Gaming: Star Wars Kinect seems to be everything you hoped, dreamed and feared all in one. [Kotaku]

Toys: Hot Toys is teasing its upcoming Captain America figure from its growing Avengers movie line. [Facebook]


Video: Dorkly animates some NSFW hypothetical Dragon Ball Z fanfic... all too well. [Dorkly]


Music: Timothy Fromme performs a metal cover of the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated theme song. [TheHumanTim]