Books: Brian Michael Bendis has signed with Random House to publish Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Graphic Novels, a non-fiction comics writing guidebook due out in 2013 that will include portions of his Marvel work, along with new art from industry pros.
Gaming: New art from Gazillion's upcoming Marvel Heroes MMO reveals Cyclops' look in the game.
Comic Strips: Guests artists Mo Willems, Stephan Pastis, Lincoln Peirce and Michael Jantze, Corey Pandolph and Ken Fisher will fill in for Richard Thompson on his Team Cul de Sac strip from today until March 19 as the creator takes time for physical therapy.
Gaming: A Dragon Ball Z Kinect game from Namco Bandai popped
Gaming: Rocksteady senior animator Simon Warwick chronicles the company's Batman: Arkham City wrap party, which included a visit to the team's inspiration for Wayne Manor lit by a Bat-Signal -- not to mention go-karts!
Movies: According to Variety, multiple Harry Potter movie director David Yates has a Doctor Who feature film in the works.
Toys: If you're looking for deals on Mattel's MattyCollector DC toy
Fresh off a genuinely epic fail at the Comedy Central roast of Donald Trump, America's national shame, The Situation, rejoined his sickbros of Jersey Shore for a street brawl with the heroes of Dragon Ball Z. Perhaps inspired by the endlessly bizarre hairstyles of DJ Pauly D.
I may prefer the streamlined Dragon Ball Z Kai to FUNimation Entertainment's earlier translations of Akira Toriyama's classic, lightning-fast manga turned (occasionally painfully-long) anime, but it's still very nice to see that the company is taking its original DBZ online for free. Beginning January 15 at 8:30 p.m., fans will be able to stream full episodes of the series at FUNimation's official website and on
Musicals: The new commercial for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark showcases some previously-seen footage, but a good deal of terrifying Hammerhead puppetry, big screen Kraven swiping, Green Goblin facery and continued Carnage... uh... carnage
Just as Akira Toriyama's "Dragon Ball" manga epic became so bloated in anime form that it required severe trimming in the new 100-episode "Dragon Ball Kai," so has the DB video game franchise been hampered by slow downs in the form of graphical limitations. Even as technology has caught up with the demands DB's lightning quick battles and energy manipulations present, it's be
"Drag-On Ball Z." That's what Comics Alliance's assistant editor Caleb Goellner used to call "Dragon Ball Z," the anime and manga series that inspired a horrible movie starring James Marsters. We can point and laugh at Caleb's ridiculous name-calling late
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