While top talent -- as in, Moebius, Bruce Timm, Stan Sakai, just to name a few -- have elevated Mattel's Masters of the Universe toy, cartoon and movie franchise to something special, so far the closest thing a comic book creator had come to getting their own MOTU figure was sometime He-Man scribe Geoff Johns' childhood creation Sir Laser Lot being produced. But, thanks to the magic of... being Stan Lee? Stan Lee, who has co-created scores of iconic Marvel super heroes in addition to curiosities like Stripperella -- but has never had anything to do with MOTU -- has received a new alter ego in the realm of Eternia by the name of Standor.
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Conventions: Even if you're not going to SDCC this summer, Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch's art promoting the show's panel might just make your July.
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Movies: If you thought the 2005 Fantastic Four film was a departure from its Marvel Comics source material, wait until you see the unused concept art for Dr. Doom and the Thing by Constantine Sekeris.
Art Shows: "Lazer Lips and
Toys: MattyCollector's new Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull has been successfully funded via preorders and will hopefully debut in prototype form in time for Toy Fair.
The Vertigo version of John Constantine meant for mature audiences will exit stage left this February in Hellblazer #300, as DC Comics launches a new ongoing title for its more PG-13 "New 52" take on the character simply dubbed Constantine. Just in time for this transition, it seems, Mattel will release a new (and still scarred) John Constantine action figure through its Matty Collector Club Infinite Earths monthly subscription service. The new Constantine toy follows a Hellblazer figure re
Museums: Alabama's The History Museum of Mobile is hosting a new superhero exhibit, "Up, Up & Away: Evolution of the American Comic Book Superhero," which includes sequential art material going back to the Renaissance. (Thanks to CA reader Kevi