An excellent source of free time destruction: Quotesoncomics.com provides a steady stream of, um, quotes about comics. Just click “Give me another random quote!” over and over and then wonder where the hour went.
Not this again: The Independent on that stupid British legal effort that “will make it illegal to own any picture of children participating in sexual activities, or present whilst sexual activity took place.”
Stop the presses!: Warner Brothers will continue to release PG-13 rated superhero movies, the rating they and every studio assigns to 99% of all superhero movies. This is bad news for fans hoping that the upcoming Green Lantern movie would feature a full frontal Hal Jordan shower scene, or that if they ever do get around to making a Wonder Woman movie, it would include a scene of the Amazing Amazon smoking a cigarette topless in bed.
“If there is one thing the director of The Hobbit cannot be without while based in Wellington…”: It’s drugs. Lots and lots of drugs. No? I guess not. Guillermo del Toro may be busy making a live-action version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s least boring book, but he still finds time for comics, reports The Dominion Post of New Zealand, which I believe is in the southern hemisphere of Middle Earth.
Forget Watchmen, look what they’re doing to Dragonball!: School Library Journal on Dragonball Evolution, its manga origins and Viz’s plans for film tie-ins. The movie doesn’t sound/look very good, does it?
“I know he works in mysterious ways, but if I worked that mysteriously, I’d get fired”: Here’s a brief interview with New Yorker cartoon editor Robert Mankoff by The Boston Globe’s religion reporter on the subject of Jews in New Yorker cartoons.