Gaming: New key art of the Joker from Batman: Arkham City has surfaced. He looks somewhat sicklier than normal. [Facebook]

Movies: After numerous delays, the Vancouver Sun reports that The Wolverine will finally begin shooting in November. [Blastr]

Costumes: New images from The Amazing Spider-Man show Spidey's new costume's soles. [ICv2]

Upcoming: Fantagraphics has posted a first look at Michael Kupperman's Tales Designed to Thrizzle #7. It's out in November and I can hardly contain myself. [Flog!]
Teasers: The Fixer looks bloody in the latest teaser for next month's Holy Terror by Frank Miller. [Robot6]


Upcoming: Marvel teases "Scarlet Spider-Island" and the potential return of Spider-Clone Ben Reilly. And here you thought you could just watch that sleeveless hoodie burn quietly. [Marvel]

Magazines: Champion! Magazine, a free iPad magazine app centered around comic book culture, is now available for download. The first issue arrives September 1. [iTunes]


Movies: Eddie Murphy will voice Hong Kong Phooey in an upcoming cinematic adaptation of Hanna-Barbera's '70s cartoon of the same name. [The Daily Cartoonist]

Anthologies: Viz Media is currently calling for digital artists to to submit original work to Art For Hope, a limited edition digital art book anthology to be sold via Viz's website and apps. All net proceeds will support ongoing disaster relief efforts in Japan. [Viz]