Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
My Neighbor Totoro
The story of two young girls interacting with friendly spirits in post war rural Japan, My Neighbor Totoro is perhaps the most beloved movie in the career of iconic animator and film director Hayao Miyazaki. And to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release, Viz Media is inviting you to revisit the classic story in a new format, as this week the publisher will release My Neighbor Totoro: The Novel, featuring watercolor art by Miyazaki.
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Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has posted a behind-the-scenes image of him as Drax... doing something underwater? Or maybe it's to simulate space? Either way, he's Draxin' it up.
Cosplay: This sw
Art: Mondo's 20" x 29" "The Batcave" print (limited to 500) by artist JC Richard will go on sale on Thursday for $50.
Movies: Chinese audiences apparently prefer The Amazing Spider-Man to The Dark Knight Rises, with Spidey opening to $5.5 million as opposed to Batman's $4.5 l
Humor: Grickle artist Graham Annable imagines a more adult Finn and Jake's embarassment in "Awkward Time."
TV: Jerry Springer has managed to offend Bronies by with a recent casting call for his show, leading to fans of My Little Pony: Friendsh
The wonderful world of ironic metal covers typically thrives on the edges of social media and live performances, where fans are free to pay tribute to -- or parody -- popular song with the power of C tuning, blast beats and seven layers of screaming without upsetting corporate copyright holders
Webcomics: Artists Kevin Mellon and John Bivens have launched Forest For the Trees, a new weekly webcomic that forces each creator to respond to the other's work on the fly, unaware of what's coming next.
Museums: An adult-sized catbus replica from My Neighbor Totoro is coming to the Ghibli Museum in