Awesome: Before he was DC Comics Co-Publisher, Jim Lee was just a regular, run-of-the-mill best-selling artist and Wildstorm founder who happened to ride a camel during a late 1990s New Years Eve party. [Robot 6]

Anime: Funimation will simulcast the new Lupin III series, Lupin III - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna a.k.a. Lupin III - The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, starting this spring. [ANN]

Industry: NMA is totally broke and we may not get any more surreal animated news videos from them. Nooooooo! [Gizmodo]



Fresh Ink! Online: Blair Butler is back with guest Michael McMillian (True Blood) reviewing Daredevil, Fatale, Amazing Spider-Man, Action Comics, The Twelve, Swamp Thing and Danger Club. [G4]


Comedy: Comedian John Roy works Ed Brubaker's Captain America run into a routine for Nerdist's AvX #1 launch event last week at Meltdown. [Meltdown Comics]


Upcoming: Marvel is teasing a new series from former The Immortal Iron Fist collaborators Matt Fraction and David Aja, which will be revealed in full at C2E2 this weekend. [Marvel]

Art: Xenomurphy builds an epic Spider-Man vs. Green Goblin diorama from Lego. With any luck, Lego's new official Marvel sets will yield a similarly awesome scene sometime soon. [The Brothers Brick]


Conventions: CA's own Bethany Fong stars in a commercial for the upcoming Boston Comic Con. [BostonComicCon]