Movies: Empire scores more images of Chris Evans as Captain America: The First Avenger for its upcoming issue. [Empire]

Creators: Prolific director, writer and producer Boyd Kirkland (Batman: The Animated Series, X-Men)passed away on January 28 at the age of 59. Our condolences to Kirkland's friends and family. [TAG Blog]

More Movies: If you've seen Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth, you'll be delighted to know there's scads to learn about Guillermo del Toro's movie monsters. [io9]

Anime: The recent live action Space Battleship Yamato movie inspires an impressive fan dance number on a Japanese talent show. [Topless Robot]

Actors: Henry Cavill had some serious competition to play Superman in Zack Snyder's 2012 movie reboot, including Matthew Bomer, Matthew Goode, Armie Hammer, Joe Manganiello and Colin O'Donoghue. [Spinoff]


Sports: Hockey and superheroes collide in ways that will make you feel embarrassed you may never have thought possible. My favorite part is the hero who throws a grappling hook, then uses a jet pack to fly to his target. Thanks, Stan Lee. [The Beat]

Retailers: Borders has delayed January payments to a number of vendors, which is putting stress on both sides during this troubled retailing time. [ICv2]

Art: The Daily Robot's Miles D takes a look under the proverbial hood of Mega Man's Mega Buster. [Kotaku]

Digital Comics: Graphic.ly has a free True Grit movie tie-in, True Grit: Mean Business available to download onto mobile devices. [iFanboy]