Link Ink: New ‘Thor’ Promo Images, a Paint Brush for the iPad and a Tribute to M.U.S.C.L.E.
Upcoming: BOOM! Studios continues to unveil new plans for its kid-friendly kaboom! imprint with a teaser for Roger Langridge’s upcoming Snarked. [BOOM!]
Tech: If you’d like another option for making art on the iPad, the capacitative Nomad brush looks like a pretty cool alternative to finger painting or using a conventional stylus. It’s also only $24, making it cheaper than a lot of the brushes used to make conventional comics art. [Engadget]
Awesome: If, like me, you’d do anything to see more M.U.S.C.L.E. (or even Ultimate M.U.S.C.L.E.) toys, you’ll want to check out the M.U.S.C.L.E./Kinnikuman Tribute Project, which seeks to create new rubbery wrestlers in the scale of the original series. [Toycutter]
Music: J.Me.Jame shares his love of sequential art with the hip hop jam ‘Comic Bookz pt. 1′. (NSFW audio) [YouTube]
Illustration: For $25-40 Chris Piascik and Unlikely Words will draw your pet as a superhero. [Pets Are Superheroes]
Sculpture: Anime News Network rounds up several sculptures capturing the likeness of the Ohmu from Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind. [ANN]
Animation: Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay hasn’t made any major headway on its path to moviedom since 2000, but director James Caliri at least has some animation concepts online for fans to see. [Open Culture]