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Allison Hoffman’s Amigurumi Brings Yarn Versions Of Your Favorite Characters To Life [Art]


We've profiled some awesome amigurumi artists here at CA, but somehow we missed the comprehensively amazing works of Allison Hoffman. As spotlighted by Conan O'Brien, Pee-Wee Herman, Jimmy Kimmel, Martha Stewart and more, the artist has a way with yarn...

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Link Ink: ‘Adventure Time’ SDCC Exclusives, Cosplaying For Burgers And Rapoza Rangers


Toys: The protagonists of Adventure Time and Regular Show are getting decked out in SDCC attire for their Comic-Con exclusive action figures from Toys 'R' Us.

Theme Parks: Dubai is set to get its own Marvel Adventure theme park by the end of 2013...

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‘TeZukA’ Translates Osamu Tezuka’s Manga into Dance Show [Video]


You've no doubt heard Martin Mull's often cited observation that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. I wonder what Mull would think of dancing about manga? That's just what Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is attempting through his TeZukA, a multimedia dance show that explores the biography, work and influence of Osamu Tezuka, the "godfather of manga" and the actual father of Astro Boy, Black Jack and scores of comic stories in just about every conceivable genre...

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Link Ink: ‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ in French, ‘The Darkness II’ Demo and Astro Boy Cider


Movies: There's something extra classy about the French Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance movie poster.

TV: Marvel's The Super Hero Squad Show will move from Cartoon Network to The Hub on January 30...

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Link Ink: Tom Hardy Breaks Like Bane, Dark Horse Announces Different Same-Day-Digital Prices, and Wacom’s Inkling in Action


Movies: Fans may not know what Bane has in store for Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, but Tom Hardy seems to have cheerfully "broken" at least one crew member while working on the film.

Digital: Counter to what CA was originally told, Dark Horse has "chosen to release all new single-issue comics digitally for the price of $2...

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‘Astro Boy’ Creator Osamu Tezuka Notebooks to be Published in Japan


Imagine a volume reprinting the notebook pages on which Captain America and Fantastic Four creator Jack Kirby first scribbled and sketched the concepts that would become his most famous works, including dialogue, back-story, character designs and more, all in the King's own hand...

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Astro Boy, Superman and More Help Out On Japanese Subway Posters


Bootlegged Asian Batman incarnations didn't pull any punches fighting off giant robo-monsters and pirates, and neither did Superman or Astro Boy in explaining proper subway protocols to Japanese passengers in Tokyo...

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Meggs’ Comics Crossover Paintings Get Violently Amalgamized


If you thought Ryan Heshka's "Strange Powers" exhibit took a unique approach to depicting superheroes, just wait until you see Astro Boy bursting out of a masked man's head in a series of paintings by Australian artist Meggs...

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Cliff Chiang’s HeroesCon 2010 Sketches


You may not be able to own every sketch that '80s-loving artist Cliff Chiang of "Neil Young's Greendale" fame drew at HeroesCon 2010, but you can ogle the fruits of his labor and contemplate his ability to draw the bejeezus out of just about anything, be it Lady Blackhawk (no relation to the Stanley Cup-winning hockey team from Chicago) or Shang Chi...

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Link Ink — Jackie Brown in Smallville, Count Chocula vs. Dracula, Spider-Man Arrested


Crossover: Still reeling from the "Mad Men" finale? Check out yet another Don Draper mashup with comics -- this time of the Batman variety. (Newsarama)

TV: Jackie Brown makes her way to Smallville with the arrival of Pam Grier in a recurring role as Amanda Waller in the 9th season of the Superman show in episodes scripted by DC Comics writer Geoff Johns...

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