Gaming: New Marvel Comics items are now available on Xbox Marketplace, including web-shooters, Hulk hands and Captain America's shield. [Marvel]


Records: The Dark Knight Rises trailer had had more than 12.5 million views in its first 24 hours on iTunes than any other film in the history of the the site. [ICv2]

Movies: Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Nurse Jackie TV episode director Alan Taylor will replace Patty Jenkins as director of Thor 2. [Deadline]


Video: This shadowy Batman performance from last year's Kasou Taishou (Kinchan and Katori Shingo's All Japan Costume Grand Prix) show on Japanese TV is a batty good time. [Topless Robot]

Sales: Fantagraphics is running a 40 percent off sale on select items through December 30. [Flog!]

Movies: It's too late to give the upcoming Transformers: Dark of the Moon to friends or family as a holiday gift, but you'll be able to ruin transform birthdays and other gift-giving occasions with several obnoxious varieties of the film starting January 31. [Engadget]


Auctions: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman is currently auctioning off the complete contents of his studio, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit The Hero Initiative. [Robot 6]

Cars: Firebox's drivable $187,200 1966 Batmobile replicas may inspire you to start buying lotto tickets. [MTV Geek]