Movies: The mutants in X-Men: First Class may want to go the RV route. The Blackbird (or X-Jet or X-Wing or whatever they'll call it) appears to be doomed in new set photos. [Comic Book Movie]

Pricing: Marvel has unveiled five upcoming $2.99 titles, which include Captain America: Hail Hydra, Wolverine and Jubilee, Arcade: Death Game, Hawkeye: Blind Spot and 5 Ronin. [CBR]

Knowledge: You have a chance to help Neil Cohn, a doctoral student at Tufts University better understand the science of reading comics (and to win one of two $50 Best Buy gift certificates) all by taking a quick online survey. Make the sacrifice for science. [Robot6]

Books: A new trailer for Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear's Shazam! The Golden Age of Earth's Mightiest Mortal looks like a handsome followup to Bat-Manga. [Boing Boing]

Toys: While it may more closely resemble an "inaction figure," ThinkGeek's Monolith toy from 2001: A Space Odyssey is still pretty full of stars. [The Daily What]


Grub: While I tend to regret chowing down on "fourthmeal" fare, but Taco Bell's Super Delicious Ingredient Force ads are alright for a chuckle. [Taco Bell]

Holiday Cheer: Finally! Something to do with all my extra Star Wars action figures. [Neatorama]

Tech: Underwire previews Dark Horse Comics' new digital initiative. Short story: It looks pretty great and the price is definitely right. [Wired]

Art: Scottish singer phenomenon Susan Boyle sure can fight some Paddington Bears. [Culturepopped]

Crafts: Got an extra satellite dish laying around? It could be defending you from Nazis right now. [Gizmodo]