Art: Sometimes, it takes a picture of these X-Women in their old school gear to remember why it's a good thing that the 1980s are behind us. [Super Punch]

Hollywood: Mark Millar says that he's "very proud" of the opening weekend results for "Kick-Ass," which did ultimately top the box office charts despite trouble from "How To Train Your Dragon." [Splash Page]

Creators: At C2E2 in Chicago, Jeff Smith addressed the efforts of a parent in Minneapolis to remove "Bone" from school libraries. "I really can't go along with this un-American concept of banning books," he said. "Let the Nazis do that." [Robot 6]

Obituaries: Carl Macek, the creator of "Robotech," died this weekend of a heart attack. He was 58. [Cartoon Brew]



Pets: This is why using laser pointers as a plaything for your pets is a very dangerous prospect for both the animal and yourself. [XKCD]

Casting: Another one saddles up for "Cowboys & Aliens," the upcoming comic book movie directed by Jon Favreau and starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde. Noah Ringer of "The Last Airbender" is the latest cast member. [Variety]

Process: Drinking and driving is not a commendable practice. Drinking and scripting, however, is not such a grave offense - particularly if you're Kieron Gillen working on "Phonogram: The Singles Club." [io9]