Upcoming: Vanguard Publishing has announced that the hardcover edition of The Frazetta Sketchbook will arrive in stores on December 26 and include 160 pages of previously unpublished drawings and painting preliminaries by the artist. [ICv2]


Controversy: It appears, perhaps unsurprisingly, that The National Organization for Marriage has a problem with the wedding in Astonishing X-Men #51. [Robot 6]


Movies: Alan Moore and director Mitch Jenkins have a short film series in the works, with filming beginning this summer. [SHH]

Tech: Nintendo has announced the new, larger 3DS XL, which will arrive in the US in August for $199.99. Interestingly, press images include some kind of art software. [Joystiq]


Design: Jon Morris tries his hand at designing hypothetical DC hardcovers -- and wins and wins and wins. [Calamityjon]


Gaming: Marvel: Avengers Alliance will get some new Spidey items in time for the debut of The Amazing Spider-Man movie. [MAA]

Gaming: Nintendo has released a new English teaser of Pokemon Black/White 2 for the 3DS, which is slated for a fall release in North America. [Nintendo]

Toys: Anti-Venom seems to be getting the Marvel Universe treatment in a Spider-Man three-pack... in Australian KMarts, anyway. [Marvelousnews]