I like the middle one, because it looks like Wolverine is swimming naked in your Slurpee: 7-Eleven will have X-Men Origins: Wolverine Slurpee cups, and you can read about them here if you like.
And here I thought it was a contraction of the words “web” and “log”: Invincible Super-Blogger Chris Sims reports on the true origin of the word “blog,” one of the many, many lessons Showcase Presents: Superman Family can teach us.
This makes me wonder: The Flash is the fastest man on earth, but how fast can he run in heels? Probably faster than Victoria Beckham in tennis shoes.
Hey look!: New uniforms for comics bloggers!
“In general, cartoonists have a macho, pugilistic attitude, intending to offend people”: Mike Rosen-Molina pens (well, types) a wide-ranging article about how cartoons and cartoonists are parsed on the Internet. Daryl Cagle, Francesco Marciuliano and Josh Fruhlinger are all featured.
“Dan DiDio, who knows villainy…”: I think the AP writer who wrote that meant that DiDio knows villainy as part of his job, not as a villain himself. Anyway, here’s an article about the ever-changing nature of pop culture villains. DiDio is among those interviewed, and Lex Luthor is used as an example of a corporate villain. Oddly, the article mentions that the former mad scientist was “recast in recent years as an amoral industrialist and businessman who dabbles in politics.” Being elected the president of the United States isn’t really “dabbling” is it?