Wednesday's links await, after the cut.
Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who, a fact celebrated not only with new episodes of the show itself (including, it's rumored, a special anniversary episode), but also with a new IDW comic series looking back at the his
Whether it's because of DC Comics' upcoming Before Watchmen or the increasingly mainstream cultural implications of his V For Vendetta series in the wake of the Occupy Movement, Alan Moore is getting more press than ever these days. His recent appearanc
Set against the disputed Iranian elections of 2009, Zahra's Paradise tells the story of a mother on a quest to find her missing teenage son, who disappeared amidst the chaos. First serialized online and later publish
While mainstream paranoia points to 2012 as the year the world ends, fans of storied cartoonist Peter Bagge know the whole thing already went down five years years back in the pages of Dark Horse's "Apocalypse Nerd." Such knowledge could soon expand exponentially if Tupaq Felber is successful in bringing his six-part live action adaptation of the series to the BBC under the modified title "Wasted."
Even though he ran out of funding before he was able to fully realize perfection with his steam-powered calculator, The Difference Engine, Charles Babbage's contributions to science and computing technology have been validated time and again by the scientific community
Over at the BBC there's a profile of Hathay Bunano, a company that hires women in remote Bangladeshi villages at fair rates to make hand-knitted goods for western companies -- including Red Robot plush toys for the webcomic Diesel Sweeties.
At the moment the women are working on finger puppets of anim