Hedgehogs: As a guy who cut his proverbial comics teeth on Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog series as a kid, I'm happy to see the book rebooting with a cleansed continuity after all these years. Cheers to Archie for keeping the blue blur accessible to the all-ages crowd. [Newsarama]

Creators: Macross II Producer and longtime anime professional Hiroshi Kakoi passed away during the March 11 earthquake in Japan. He is survived by his wife Kumiko. [ANN]

Travel: Be mindful of the sequential art you pack when crossing international borders. Yes, even comics of the digital variety. [CBLDF]

Gaming: Mario and Mega Man battle it out in stop motion animated glory. [4CR]

Awesome: Leoriane Setti captures Spider-Man using his great power responsibly, as far as we're concerned. [Herochan]


Animation: It turns out Disney's Destino synchs up with the music of Sphongle perfectly. Like you need an excuse to enjoy either independently. [Vimeo]

Toys: Arale of Akira Toriyama's Dr. Slump is getting a hugely articulated action figure from CM's Corporation. [Tomopop]

Cars: Honda's upscale Acura brand seems to be the official sedan of S.H.I.E.L.D. in upcoming Marvel movies. In a little less than a month, you'll be able to learn more (and join!) at their Join S.H.I.E.L.D. Web site. [The Daily Blam]


Sci-Fi: New Doctor Who minisode, y'all! [Blastr]