Upcoming: As a reader it takes a lot to get me excited about a variant cover. Chew's scratch n' sniff gimmick for an SDCC issue seems like the sort of thing worth standing in a line for... if it indeed smells like Buffalo wings. [CBR]

Awards: The 2010 Webcomic List Awards, which are presented as a webcomic satirizing a typical TV awards show, are online. Several familiar titles took home awards, but I still need to check out a few of the winners. [Robot6]

Movies: Actor Samuel L. Jackson has confirmed that his Nick Fury character will be appearing in Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, plus The Avengers, where he'll have a female sidekick. Maria Hill, perhaps? [Moviefone]

Webcomics: Lee Leslie's Rigby the Barbarian is going to print as part of a limited run for the convention season. The new 20-page, full-color comic is $3 and comes with a free PDF download to boot! [Rigby]

Upcoming: Jill Thompson's Scary Godmother is getting collected big time in a black and white TPB from Dark Horse on July 13. It seems to assemble every single page of SG content in existence, so it'll be a must for fans of the series. [GeekMom]

Dancing: Sometimes having the touch also means having the time of your life... or something. Just watch this. [Topless Robot]

Anime: According to one study, digital anime bootlegging actually increased the sales of some series. Forgive my image, DBZ's pirate robot was the only thing that came to mind. [Boing Boing]

Gaming: Doctor Strange's one-eyed foe Shuma-Gorath throws down with Resident Evil's Jill Valentine in new screen captures from Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. [Joystiq]

TV: Black Canary is slated to drop in on Cartoon Network's Young Justice team in this week's episode, "Schooled." Singing lessons probably aren't on the agenda, but they should be. [CBR]

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