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Link Ink: Marc Webb Tweets, Lego Atomic Robo and the Gundam MMO

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Movies: The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb has a new Twitter account, which he's so far used to tease images of Peter Parker chillin' on a street light.

Creators: Alex Pappademas examines the increasingly complicated legacy of Stan Lee in light of the release of The Avengers movie.

Movies: Catherine Zeta Jones is onboard to co-star in Red 2,

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Link Ink: Becoming Spider-Man, John Romita Jr.’s Record and Lego ‘Akira’

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Infographics: Vulture's series of summer movie infographics includes an... interesting... breakdown of ways to become the hero of The Amazing Spider-Man.

Charity: On May 4, John Romita Jr. will attempt to will attempt to break his own Guinnes

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Good for Health: ‘AKIRA’ Bike Rides Across Japan for Autism Charity [Video]

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Shinji Tejima spent several years and the equivalent of about $120,000 American dollars to create a flawless replica of the iconic red motorcycle seen in AKIRA, the landmark 1980s manga and anime written and drawn by Katsuhiro Otomo. The justification for such an endeavor is manifest, and th

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‘AKIRA’ Creator Katsuhiro Otomo to Return to Long-Form Manga

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The great mangaka Katsuhiro Otomo is recognized around the world for his enormous influence on comic books and anime, a legacy cemented in his seminal work, AKIRA -- a 2,000-page opus that remains Otomo's only long-form manga. That is set to change, however, when Otom

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Link Ink: More Comics-On Tees, Katsuhiro Otomo’s New Series and the ‘Portal’ Gun Replica

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Threads: The next Comics-On Tees line from Threadless will include creations by Jeffrey Brown, Jeff Lemire, Anders Nilsen and Paul Hornschemeier. Brown's design is now online, but fans will have to wait until C2E2 in April for the line's full reveal.

Movies: Kamala Films, writers David and Janet Peopls a

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Link Ink: New ‘Avengers’ Movie Image, Batman in Toronto and ‘Garfield’ Cupcakes

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Movie: Empire's latest issue contains a new image of Hawkeye, Captain America and Black Widow from The Avengers.

Opinion: Tom Spurgeon examines five reasons the comic book industry is in trouble (othe

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Link Ink: ‘Akira’ Movie Still Not Dead, Sitting in the Bat-Signal and ‘Spacekisser’

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Movies: If you were bummed when you heard Warner Bros. was shutting down the live action Akira movie, don't worry, it could still totally be ruined by Hollywood happen!

Conventions: If you dig Grant Morrison, you may want to keep track of the mysterious MorrisonCon, which is apparently coming in the fall of 2012.

Toys: After years o

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‘White Akira’ Pours One for America’s Dreaded Live Action Movie [Art]

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Responding to Acting Auditions' plot synopsis for the live action Akira film on the way from Warner Bros., Curious Old Library's Chris Schweizer has illustrated his tongue-in-cheek excitement for a film that seems desperate to deviate from Katsuhiro Otomo's manga source material as much as possible. Known as "White Akira" among detr

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‘Akira’ Movie Update: Kaneda the Bartender and Actual Japanese Person Offered Role

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As predicted by George Takei in April, Warner Bros. Pictures seems intent on making its live-action adaptation of AKIRA -- the seminal manga and anime by Katsuhiro Otomo -- as pointless as possible. Takei and other AKIRA fans' pronounced unhappiness with the studio and producer Leonardo DiCaprio's plans to cast the film with no

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Link Ink: Shredder Looks Pretty in Pink, New ThunderCats Figures and Fighting Animal Robots

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Threads: Mondo shines a neon light on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's greatest foe.

Movies: Twilight/Snow White and the Huntsman star Kristen Stewart has supposedly been offered the role of Kei in the live action Akira film from Warner Bros.

Creators: Boom! has announced the artists working on its new Peanuts

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