Holiday: We're spending time with friends and family (and pugs and pomeranians and cats) today. We hope you have a very happy holiday.

 

Daniel Barboza

Toys: Daniel Barboza's Christmas tree topper should make X-Men fans' seasons bright. [Marvelousnews]

 

Gaming: Once you see Mecha Naruto (as designed by series creator Masashi Kishimoto, no less), you may wonder how you ever got by without it. Thanks a lot, Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution. [Namco Bandai Games Europe]

 

Video: The Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask goes live action in a new fan film. [Machinima]

 

IRL: Two Street Spider-Man work to calm a Street Batman in Times Square. [Laughing Squid]

 

Manga: The Da Vinci Code and Angels and Demons author Dan Brown will have the power to write three-line poems that offer a glimpse of Hell as a character in Kafuka Asagiri's Bungō Stray Dogs (Literary Stray Dogs) manga. [ANN]