Threads: The Free Comic Book Day 2012 t-shirt will feature a "New 52" Justice League design by Jim Lee. [The Source]

Gaming: New packaging material for Lego's DC Superheroes sets verifies the upcoming Lego Batman 2: Superheroes game. [MTV]

Fundraising: The group Comic Creators for Freedom, a group currently raising money to fight child slavery and human trafficking, is currently recruiting artists for a collage of characters to reward donors. [Robot 6]

Gaming: Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 players will be able to use the Sony Vita as a controller for the PlayStation 3 version of the game, presumably allowing for touch/motion controls. [Joystiq]


Conventions: Emerald City Comicon director Jim Demonakos and Michael Avon Oeming have teamed to create new superhero mascots for the show. [ECCC]

Culture: Robbie Cooper shoots gamers and their avatars in the Alter Ego photo series. The contrast can be -- perhaps unsurprisingly -- dramatic. [Neatorama]

Toys: BrickStix's line of Lego minifigure decals can transform your sets dramatically. Zombies and/or WWII building anyone? [Super Punch]

Toys: Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum's new "Best Of" line of Marvel Minimates two-packs aims to help new fans start collections with classic versions of the lines' most popular characters this Spring. [Art Asylum]