Upcoming: Dann Slott and Humberto Ramos' Spider-Island storyline that kicks off in August's Amazing Spider-Man #667 is brimming with action figure potential. And Coming from me, that's a compliment. [Marvel]

Literature: Do you have a Kindle or a Nook? Do you want the complete works of H.P. Lovecraft for free? Cthuluchick's got what you're looking for. [cthulhuchick]

Interviews: Kurt Busiek fleshes out the details of he and Alex Ross' Kirby: Genesis project at Dynamite. [ICv2]

Customs: Warrack's action figure take on Tony Moore's Flash Thompson Venom is a sight to behold. Here's hoping Hasbro approaches this level of awesomeness. [Toycutter]

Animation: I'm always happy to see comic fans creating their own unique homages, but MondoMedia's Baman and Piderman animated shorts don't necessarily straddle the fine line between innocent silliness and rage-inducing annoyance. [Boing Boing]

Movies: Beast (Nicholas Hoult) and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) spend some quality time near a jet in 20th Century Fox's latest X-Men: First Class promo pic. [SuperHeroHype]

Sculpture: Finally, a Star Destroyer fit for cooling tons of party booze punch. [Neatorama]

Celebs: Willow Smith donned some very M. Bison-like duds for a concert in Manchester, England earlier this week. Shadoloo whips its collective hair back and forth, accordingly. [MTV Style]

Toys: eBay seller toyssir8982009 has posted two 6" scale Iron Man action figure prototypes of the awesome exo-suit variety (that would seem to hold a 3.75" War Machine). I totally wouldn't mind if Hasbro put these into production. I kind of prefer them to the 6" Hulkbuster release. [Marvelousnews]