Read more to kick off July with a look at our favorite links of the day.
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
Digital Comics: Just three weeks into its digital initiative, Dark Horse Comics has hit 70,000 comic downloads.
Movies: Keanu Reeves has passed on a live action Akira role. Fankind thanks you, Keanu.
Viralness: Warner Bros.
Art: Katie Cook makes Galactus and MODOK adorbz (yes, we said it) feline style.
Hollywood: Future "Avengers" star Jeremy Renner says Hawkeye's movie duds will be more in line with reality than his purple comic costume. Ultimate Hawkeyeish perhaps?
One of the greatest spectacles of the modern public library has got to be the "Read" promotional celebrity endorsement posters. Long before corporations were chasing cause marketing, these were great outlets for those in the limelight to quickly and easily "give back" and encourage others to pursue something quasi-noble and completely inoffensive
Yes, today is Star Wars Day -- derived from the pun "May the 4th be with you" -- and we're celebrating by watching the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978, the most wonderful, terrible thing ever produced by the franchise, including a scene with the recently departed Bea Arthur singing with the Cantina aliens, and the cartoon segment that introduced Boba Fett