Chaos to Dynamite?: Yes, according to The Beat.
“Tiny little chapbook that made me laugh out loud. One of the funniest things i’ve read in a long while”: Top Shelf’s Brett Warnock’s latest Hey, Bartender update includes a nice little tour of his personal haul from Stuptown and the Toronto Comics Art Festival. The above is in reference to Ian Smith’s The Klingon. I like how the mentions of the books sound like reviews one might receive via telegram. Or text message, for you kids in the audience. And on the subject of Top Shelf, I really enjoyed Lizz Lunney’s fun little Top Shelf 2.0 strip Rocketman. It involves space cats.
Good pun, LA Times: “After ‘Iron Man’, Marvel hopes its other characters follow suit”
“Batman is on the edge of a 200-foot-deep chasm and wants to jump to the other side”: That’s the beginning of a word problem featured in this weird “Batman Teaches Math Now?” post that a Google alert through at me. While involving Batman in word problems no doubt makes them much more interesting, it also runs the risk of making them too easy, as you can probably answer anyone with the simple statement of “Because he’s Batman.”
Something to get excited about: Fantagraphics has a nice, big, 240-page, seven-inch-by-10-and-a-half inch trade collection of Dame Darcy’s Meat Cake on their schedule for June. You can take a look—and download about 30-pages worth of material from it—here.
I didn’t know anyone wanted to see one, let alone make one: “‘Splice’ Director Adds ‘Alpha Flight’ To List of Superhero Movies He’s Dying To Make”