Aggressive, let's call it... toysploration... has a bit of a bad name thanks to Toy Story's depiction of mad customizer Sid, but in the right hands creepy baby doll pieces can achieve a truly higher calling. Case in point: Stacey Rader/GeekyVixen's line of kitbashed and customized "Battle Babies." Working
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With Lego finally producing licensed brick sets and corresponding minifigures based on characters from Marvel and DC Comics, it might seem like the customizers could be undercut by official versions of their favorite superheroes and villains. On the contrary
Auctions: Heritage Auctions has some of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns art you can bid on... if you've got Bruce Wayne money.
Industry: Fantagraphics co-founder Mike Catron and original staffer Preston White have returned to the publisher in editorial and art department positions, respectively.
Upcoming: The first issue of the long-awaited Groo vs. Conan miniseries will arrive in comic shops in April from Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragonés, Thomas Yeates and Tom Luth.
Animation: I had no idea that animated specials based on The Far Side existed, and it shames me to admit it. The AV Club
Decals: Don't actually try to use these legally, but NS-FX's Dark Knight brake light decals are at least fun to look at.
Gaming: Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 is dropping its planned Magneto House of M DLC skin due to objections from Spanish royalty regarding its similarities to King Juan Carlos.
Novels: Marvel will launching a line of
Gaming: A CGI Joker teased a Batman: Arkham City sequel with an "Arkham World" script during Spike TV's Video Game Awards this past weekend...
TV: Lost episodes of BBC's Doctor Who series have been unearthed. What do you make of their Fish People and Chumblies?
Libraries: Miniature libraries are popping up all over the US and comics are coming along for the wonderful ride.
Creators: Mick Anglo, creator of Marvelman (a.k.a. Miracleman), has passed away at the age of 96.
Gaming: Gotham Ci