Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure to make the season brighter, whether you’re browsing for a gift or just looking for something to drop hints about so that you don’t get stuck with a random assortment of back issues again.
If you've got a friend who got into kaiju with this summer's Pacific Rim, then here's a good gift that'll let 'em see the influences: A box set of the '90s Gamera trilogy on BluRay for eight bucks. Eight. Bucks.
When you were a child, you probably learned that "A" was for Apple, but as the AlphaBeasts! tumblr blog has so aptly demonstrated over the course of the last 26 weeks or so, "A" is also for Anubis, Alien, Amphisbaena, Anguirus, and a herd of other mythological beasts.
The premise of the group blog is simple, a
One can't say enough about the disgraceful state of our children's education system, particularly its pronounced contempt for biology and the other life sciences. It's as if we decided as a society to to fill the heads of a generation of kids with only the most useless and asinine facts, figures and images rather than what actually matters: Once, a long time ago, it was really, really important that kids knew what Japanese movie monsters looked like on the inside.Because people in this world used to give a damn,