As much as people around the globe dig Hergé's classic Tintin comics, not even the pedigree of director Steven Spielberg, producer Peter Jackson and writers Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish can fully sell Tintin fans on historically creepy-looking motion capture CG animation. MSN's
Fresh Ink! Online: Blair Butler and Murs review last week's comics, which include Catwoman, Batman, Daredevil, Green Lantern Corps., Northlanders, A Game of Thrones, Near Death, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ultimate Comics: X-Men.
Writing: Pastor Skye Jethani blogs at length about The Man of Steel ditching Superman's underp
Gaming: A new piece of Batman: Arkham City concept art sees the Caped Crusader avoiding Solomon Grundy's fist.
TV: According to ABC president Paul Lee, AKA Jessica Jones and The Hulk pilots could surface next year.
Animation: Nintendo has opened a Zelda Flipnote Studio contest commis
Conventions: The official map for the San Diego Comic-Con International has surfaced at last. The Beat's annotations may help attendees spot a few of their future line hangouts and/or plan quick escape routes.
Upcoming: October's Savage Dragon #177 will see the Dragon face down an undead Osama bin