Art:
Hellboy enjoys a fat stack of pancakes with Dark Horse Comics publicity coordinator Jim Gibbons in a commission by Dan Hipp. [Enemy of Peanuts]

Sculpture: Metropolis, Ilinois has constructed a statue of Lois Lane (based on early Lois Lane actress Noel Neill) to accompany their statue of Superman. [Noel Neill Statue]



Creators: Scott McCloud celebrates his 50th birthday with an appropriately delicious cake. [The Beat]

Hollywood: Two superhero movie rumors abound: Amber Heard and Rosamund Pike are allegedly up for the roles of Mystique and Moira MacTaggart in "X-Men First Class," while Robert Rodriguez has reportedly been offered the director's chair on "Deadpool" for 20th Century Fox. [The Playlist & The Playlist]

Toys: Frank Quitely's artistic renderings of the "All-Star Superman" world are coming to life with these new action figures. [Toy News International]

Signings: Comic book creators and married couple Taki Soma and Michael Avon Oeming are signing comics at Things From Another World in Portland, Oregon on June 26 as a benefit for the Hero Initiative. [Comic Book Resources]

Helmets: These are the Stormtroopers you're looking for. [Super Punch]

Television: A local Atlanta child actor has been cast as Carl Grimes in "The Walking Dead," the AMC network's currently shooting adaptation of Robert Kirkman's zombie comic. [Bloody Disgusting]