News: Underground comix legend Spain Rodriguez passed away earlier this week after a long battle with cancer. The Comics Journal's Patrick Rosenkranz remembers the 72-year-old artist, whose work mixed sex, violence, politics and social conscience, and helped to define and defend American counterculture for decades. [The Comics Journal]

Movies: Samuel L. Jackson apparently won't appear as Nick Fury role in Iron Man 3. [MTV Splash Page]

Opinion: Clarence Haynes writes about his love for the Teen Titan, Raven. [Huffpo]

Toys: Kaiyodo's Revoltech Avengers Movie Iron Man Mark VII is due out some time in 2013 with the usual accessories, but seemingly some added bulk compared to previous models. [Toy Ark]


Video: Hasbro's latest Kre-O Transformers short is all about the grilled cheese. [io9]

Movies: You can get a closer look at a Jeager from Pacific Rim with the latest blueprint promo image from the film. [SHH]


Anime: A new behind-the-scenes look at Mass Effect: Paragon Lost anime shows how Production I.G. and T.O. Entertainment partnered to produce the Bioware video game tie-in. [ANN]

Video: Chinese Neon Genesis Evangelion fan Lu Yang gets down in an EVA-inspired getup. [Crunchyroll]