When it was first announced that Disney was purchasing Marvel, the minds of many fans leapt immediately to the possibility of a Disney-Pixar animated Marvel movie. We're sorta getting that in November with 'Big Hero 6' but as that movie approaches, it's become very clear that it's not really much of Marvel movie at all, other than being loosely based on the obscure 90s comic. What fans really want to know is if we'll ever see a Disney or Pixar animated movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. John Lasseter, who runs both Disney Animation and Pixar, has your answer: no.
Well, that was unexpected. I mean, we knew Pixar and ABC were working on a followup to last year's exceptionally great Toy Story Of Terror! Halloween special, this one called Toy Story That Time Forgot, but we really didn't anticipate Mike Mignola to be the one selected to make it official in an inescapably cool Comic-Con exclusive poster.
Art: Abraham Lopez imagines the stars of Pixar's Up as Batman and Robin.
Upcoming: Michel Fiffe teases COPRA #4, which is slated to ship soon.
Like a huge chunk of America, I am fairly depressed that the football season is over. Austin Madison, an animator at Pixar and occasional comic book cover artist, is also in mourning, but found a pretty impressive and imaginative way to look back on the year. Madison has created more than 20 images that each recap the result of a different NFL game this season,
Even if you don't know it, you're probably already familiar with the art of Everett Downing. As an artist for Pixar, he's been an animator on movies like Brave, Up and Wall-E, but in his off time, he's developed an artistic exercise to keep his skills sharp: 365 Supers, a series of original superhero designs that he's knocked out in an hour or less.
The project has been going for three years now, and in that time
I'm a sucker for concept art. It's hard for me to look at concept designs for Alejandro Jodorowsky's never-made Dune adaptation or the test animations for the discontinued 1936 John Carter cartoon and sigh at the movies that will never be made. I just hope that someone at
Art: Flavorwire collects celebrity paper dolls, including Voltron Lady Gaga.
Locomotion: A Doraemon train in Japan run by Odakyu Electric Railway unintentionally broke the law by effectively advertising for the anime character and will remove the decorations in October.
Upcoming: IDW has announced, The Death of Optimus
Prepare to fall (with style) in love with an awesome custom figure. An enterprising fan has retooled Hasbro's 6" War Machine from Iron Man Armored Avenger Legends Series line to Star Command specifications. But just what do you call a fusion of Pixar's Buzz Lightyear and Marvel's War Machine?
Movies: Behold, the righteous cinematic CG beak of Green LanternTomar-Re.
Speaking of Green Lanterns: The Ohio Department of Transportation is using regular green lanterns to protect its snowplows in bad weather. From what I know of Ohio's winters, they'll need 'em.