Classics: Tom Spurgeon's short profile of Jan Strnad and Dennis Fujitake's 1980s sci-fi series, Dalgoda, may will have you begging Fantagraphics to recollect the full run in a hardcover omnibus. [The Comics Reporter]

Conventions: A group of the original San Diego Comic-Con founders have formed a new, more comics-centric convention called The San Diego Comic Fest, which will run from October 19-21 at the San Diego Town & Country Resort and Convention Center. [The Beat]

Tours: Fantagraphics has posted images from their recent tour of Ohio State University's Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, which may influence where you spend your summer vacation. [Flog]

Toys: Diamond Select Toys' new Marvel Select Barbarian Hulk will be out in December for around $20. [Toy Ark]


Video: The second installment of Thousand Pounds Action Company's live action Naruto Shippuden fan film will drop on July 1. [Japanator]

Art: A guy on Craigslist made the world's raddest booze cabinet/robot. We salute his ingenuity. [Boing Boing]

Doing the Dew: Mountain Dew's The Dark Knight Rises flavor tie-in site is now live, should you feel the need to heed its call to "Rule the Streets With Dew." [Mt. Dew]