--Paramount Pictures has given us a lil' taste of Mickey Rourke as the villain Whiplash while filming at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix for "Iron Man 2." (Comic Impact)

-- According to creator Jay Potts, his blaxploitation webcomic "World of Hurt" is like "Superfly" meets "The Equalizer;" the wayward step-child of Ernest Tidyman's John Shaft and Alex Raymond's Rip Kirby. Check it out for yourself, baby!

-- Graphic NYC's photographer Seth Kushner is working on a memoir-style graphic novel proposal titled "Shmuck," a mix of his own photos (fumetti) and art by Xeric award-winning illustrator Kevin Colden.