Office Supplies: As part of its promotions for The Avengers movie, Marvel has released pixel art templates of each of the film's heroes that fans can assemble using Post-it notes.
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In one of the cooler trans-corporate crossovers we've seen in a while, the producers of This American Life have collaborated with Marvel Comics to create a limited edition poster featuring Wolverine and Nightcrawler to promote both the X-Men comics as well as This American Life, the Ira Glass radio documentary series enjoyed by homo-sapiens and mutants alike. The artwork was
Lots of Chris Ware everywhere: The indie artist drew the cover of the most recent "New Yorker," along with a typically melancholy Halloween feature. Boing Boing also reminded us of an episode of "This American Life" (below) that Ware animated for Showtime about a fad at an elementary school where kids started making cardboard cameras and pretended to film the events around them as news -- and how that very quickly altered the way they treated each other.
There's a second "This American Life" segment by Ware about the fluidity of memory and a woman's brief e
Comic fans, Twitter addicts and those with a reasonable disdain for Miley Cyrus were in for a real treat this past Saturday when writer Jason Aaron's ("Wolverine," "Ghost Rider") jest about the opportunities presented by Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Comics was featured as a quiz question on NPR and Chicago Public Radio's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me."
The question (in the form of an answ