Movies: Sony has unveiled a four-minute preview of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, which might make you avoid bridges for awhile. [SMM]

Sales: ICv2 reports that graphic novel sales in comic book stores are better than expected over the past few months. Could things be looking up for the industry? [ICv2]

Auctions: Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles drawing has sold for $71,700 via Heritage Auctions. [Robot 6]



Cosplay: Rob Flickenger has built a functional Tesla Gun, fulfilling the prophecy of Matt Fraction and Steven Sanders' The Five Fists of Science at long last. [The Verge]


Movies: Chronicle test footage shows the tastier side of telekinetic corruption. [MTV]

Art: John P. Glynn Photoshops the Avengers into Edward Hopper's Nighthawks painting. Apparently shawarma was totally on the menu at that diner. [Gizmodo]

Photoshops: Tumblr user gallifreyan imagines a more UK-style Avengers movie. [Tumblr]

Gaming: A free new Arkham Asylum map is coming to Gotham City Impostors in the near future. No, it doesn't come with "detective mode." [Joystiq]