There’s no arguing that superheroes currently own the cineplex, but in a slight change of pace, one of this upcoming summer’s cape-clad defenders won’t hail from the pages of Marvel or DC. Kids (and nostalgia fetishists in their mid-to-late twenties) will get a colorful crimefighter of a different stripe with Captain Underpants, the computer-animated adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s long-running line of sophomoric chapter books about a delusional elementary school principal’s adventures in doo-doo derring-do. The first trailer hit the internet today, and if you were wondering if it contains the same Steve Aoki club banger as the War Dogs trailer, then have I got some good news for you!
Tech: Capcom will soon begin selling a Mega Man USB buster for about $20 that packs digital MM comics, art books and music.
TV: Host Kevin Hart and company lampooned The Walking Dead on this past weekend's Saturday Night Live.
Art: Michael Mateyko visualizes 50 years of team members in a hearty poster Assembling Marvel's Avengers