Fundraising: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is currently raising funds by auctioning signed prints and original art by artists including Paul Pope, Dave Sim, Yoshitaka Amano, Matt Wagner, Eric Canete, Tony Harris, Mike Allred, Eric Powell, Cliff Chiang, Jim Silke, Jock, Lee Bermejo, Arthur Adams and more on eBay through the month of December. [CBLDF]

Polybags: Is Marvel's polybagged Fantastic Four #587 (which will have no overprint or appear on news stands) a fun idea to quell spoilers for a major story? Or does it conjure up horrible '90s flashbacks? [iFanboy]

Prints: Letterer Todd Klein is serving up some elegant prints in time for the holiday season. You can check them out in full at his blog. [Todd Klein]

Comics: Darwyn Cooke, Tom Beland and Chris Bailey will all be contributing covers to Thom Zahler's Love and Capes launch at IDW starting this coming February. [Robot 6]

History: Mel Birnkrant, a major toy designer during the '70s has an extensive memoir about his time in the industry called The Colorform Years available to read for free. It's a must for toy collectors. [Boing Boing]

Webcomics: I think the cover to Ethan and Malachai Nicolle's Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth #1 is all I ever really wanted. The three issue miniseries kicks off in March from Dark Horse Comics. [io9]

Animation: Somehow we missed this, but Scooby Doo met Cthulhu and "H.P. Hatecraft" in a recent episode of Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated. [Super Punch]

Legos: Archie Comics has never done a Lego issue of Sonic the Hedgehog, but looking at flickr user Encaja en Camon's creations, maybe they should consider it. [Joystiq]

Events: Is it just me, or are there a lot of mechanical limbs in Marvel's upcoming Age of X? Does this mean Arsenal might make a cameo? [CBR]

Gaming: Telltale Games' first trailer for their upcoming series of Back to the Future adventure games is reverent and wonderful. [Kotaku]

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