Television: Actor Andy Mientus from Smash will play Pied Piper on The CW's The Flash. [THR]


Comic Strips: IDW will publish collections of the original Spider-Man newspaper strips. [ICv2]


Toys: The Walking Dead video game's Clementine has a new action figure from McFarlane Toys. She is ready to eff some zombies up. [ArcadeSushi]


Movies: Director Joel Schumacher says he "didn’t do a good job" on Batman & Robin, but also said the tone of his movies was largely a response to parent complaints about how dark Batman Returns was. [Variety]


Manga: The official Naruto website is displaying a countdown clock ticking down the seconds to the series' end, and the start of a big, new project. [AnimeNewsNetwork]


Toys: The officially licensed toy of the dancing baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy will be available by the holidays. [ScreenCrush]