Interviews: Mental Floss scores a rare interview with Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson. [ScreenCrush]


Toys: Vinylmation's Marvel variants have been unleashed. Now it's up to fans to find them. [Vinylmation]


Gaming: Connected Digital World talks to with Arthur Parsons from TT Games about the upcoming LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. [ConnectedDigitalWorld]


Toys: Thanks to Bandai, Sailor Moon cosplayers will soon be able to bludgeon evil with an official "Moon Proplica stick" (proplica = prop+replica). [Tamashii]


Interviews: Chip Kidd talks to the New York Times about his new book, Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. [NYT]


Customs: Alexander Jones AKA Orion Pax's LEGO Optimus Prime (with an assist from Hasbro's KREO head) is a thing of Transformers beauty. [The Brick Fan]