Toys: IGN has a huge new image of Hasbro's 3-foot-long S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier toy from The Avengers movie toy line. It's no USS Flagg, but it'll do for now.
Lego: Lego continues to tease its upcoming The Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit lines with posters of Aragorn and Legolas. Heh. LEGOlas. Get it?... Sorry.
Movies: Just in case you were worried, Judge Dredd won't be kissing anybody or taking off his helmet in the live action Dredd movie.
Toys: Mattel's The Dark Knight Rises Movie Masters line of a
The last time Judge Dredd was featured in a video game (Little Big Planet costume packs notwithstanding) was in 2003's Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death. Now eight years later, the British comic icon is back in developer Rebellion's new iOS title, Judge Dredd vs. Zombies. It's a universal iP
Despite Judge Dredd's nearly 35 years of comic adventures in the pages of 2000 AD, Sylvester Stallone's horrible/endearing/horribly endearing 1995 live action movie and the character's upcoming film, it's been awhile since the hero starred in his own videogame. Capital
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
^ This is a really great week for coloring aficionados
£ Not franchises
Movies: Wonder Woman pilot star Adrianne Palicki will star as Lady Jaye in G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes.
Industry: Newspaper content -- especially comic strips -- syndicate United Media has closed its doors.
Blogs: CA contributor Douglas Wolk is digging into Judge Dre