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Another Candy Coated Heart of Darkness Awaits – 160630

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News of my day: Wreck-It Ralph 2 was announced last night… with Ralph entering the interwebs, which should be super fun, because the entirety of silicon valley is due for a clubbing, baby seal style.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/wreck-it-ralph-i … 1782891642

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ITEM: Jeff Goldlum reads from the ID4 Kids Activity Book.
http://geektyrant.com/news/video-jeff-g … y-for-kids

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ITEM: Once again, Sam Jackson cannot let go. And it kills me that he still doesn’t realize that we can all tell that, of all the otherwise decent actors driven into cardboard cutouts by the Lucas team’s direction or lack thereof, his performance feels especially grating because you can tell he THOUGHT he was some serious talent in that role.
http://geektyrant.com/news/mace-windu-i … orge-lucas

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ITEM: Vinnie Jones has joined Kingsman 2. In other news, I want to see Kingsman 2.
http://geektyrant.com/news/vinnie-jones … den-circle

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ITEM: A valid reason for a home 3D printer has been unveiled.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/building-this-tr … 1782823984

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ITEM: So apparently, beyond his teasing recently about wanting to direct a Batgirl film, which no one is taking seriously, auteur Nicolas Winding Refn has indicated that he was in early discussions to do a WW film years ago, but insisted on Christina Hendricks, which the studio balked at, and so it went. I’d have been interested in that!
http://geektyrant.com/news/nicolas-wind … -hendricks

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I mean, it’s no dancing Gadot situation, but still.

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ITEM: Disney employee declares Han Solo script the best of the franchise, because of course they did. Doesn’t mean it isn’t though.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/the-han-solo-mov … 1782823716

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ITEM: That one time they showed the Sausage Party trailer in front of Finding Dory. Surprised this happened: precisely zero people.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/just-because-sau … 1782819184

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ITEM: OK, I’ll bite. This baiting article posits that Monopoly is the worst game ever: unfun, boring, time-consumptive by design. I counter that it is super fun, interesting, and makes time fly. My only complaint is easing children into it means a variable attention span that ultimately results in my younger flipping the board, just when it’s getting good. Also, we have ‘peculiar market forces and banking activities’ at our house, to make the full edition of the game more palatable for younglings, which beats the kid-oriented editions, which are so simplified so as to be of little challenge. Also, I have the Marvel Comics edition, which is the best ever. Though I’m tempted by some of the other genre editions.
http://gametyrant.com/news/monopoly-is- … enaissance

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Thus, darkness falls and we must return to the underground bunkers, for I hear the infinite skull-crushes of metal doom approaching.


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All the Irish Vampirism You Could Ever Want – 29 June 2016

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YAY Preacher is renewed for S02. I’m only one episode in, but I plan on loving the hell out of this project.

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“When sex drops below the blue numbers…”
Louis CK talking about getting stoned for solo 3d IMAX sessions…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjxKG_32GVc
(yes that was really him, many moons ago…)

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I don’t want to tread in body shaming controversy waters here (so to speak), but I’m with the apparently minority dissenting opinion, that he isn’t a negative stereotype of Polynesian male bodies, but a cartoon character. Here’s a film where we get another non-white ‘princess’ who happens to not even be emaciated, and this is where the controversy suddenly shifts? My word.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/ … &ir=Hawaii

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The story about Marvel/Disney and Fox discussing more alignments in film continues to spread. I’m all for it, as long as Sony’s cashing checks and Marvel/Disney is making moves.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaCRpO3 … e=youtu.be

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Abraham Attah has been seen in high school garb wandering around in early shooting for SM:Homecoming, and of course everyone has jumped on the Miles Morales thing. I’m kind of hoping not. I love that character, but I’m begging, BEGGING, for this to be a simpler, tighter kind of film. We’ll see. It DOES ave like 33 villains already and a dubious costume.
http://movieweb.com/spider-man-homecomi … set-photo/

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What dubious costume you ask? These photos came out last night and we talked about them in the Robot-Kraken podcast we were recording soon thereafter. I called it Spider Garters. I mean, what is even. What is EVEN. Everything about this is confusing, coming off of the sweet design in Civil War.
http://www.looper.com/17116/exclusive-s … et-photos/

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This was an interesting story from last week: in an interview, Affleck seemed to suggest he turned down the hot seat for Force Awakens. I’m very happy with that film, but I have to wonder if he’s nervous about hitching to the wrong train, as far as directing goes. If his Batman kicks ass, it will be a triumphant counter to the negative stigma of BVS (in which he wasn’t even producing, let alone directing) but if not…
http://uproxx.com/gammasquad/star-wars- … -director/

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Barkhad Abdi is a DOPE LOOKING INDIVIDUAL. Another rad casting choice for Blade Runner 2, the impossible film that should never be but somehow might end up being awesome.
http://geektyrant.com/news/blade-runner … rkhad-abdi

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Sweet interview with one of my favorite illustrators, Becky Cloonan. I adore her work. The color blocking alone…
http://noisey.vice.com/blog/becky-cloon … l-roadburn

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Bosslogic has been going apeshit with the manips lately, and it’s been fun to watch. This one was pretty good: a hypothetical post-rebirth Superman at the end of Justice League. I vote no mullet, definitely.

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It’s been a week, and I’m still not over it.

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Here’s the colorized (Dave Stewart) version of a recent Geoff Darrow cover that blew my mind. So many details (well, yeah) and gags in the signage…

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More Witch Required and other things – 28 June 2016

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This Scarlet Witch concept art really hammers home how much I wish she had worn a headdress piece. In fact, I was holding out, throughout Civil Tole, for the proper comic one to appear, and it never did. WORST MOVIE EVER. Might as well have been BVS at that point.
http://geektyrant.com/news/scarlet-witc … -civil-war

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This piece of concept art for Justice League is making the rounds… but not all is what it seems. I think, since we just had that big journalists set visit hullaballoo, people are getting swept up in all the descriptions of things and think this sort of graphic is new. It isn’t. This was released as part of the BVS Ultimate Toleyou Edition, and it’s a snapshot in time of ideas for the film design work. See above, Scarlet Witch… sometimes they make it more or less through to production. Most times, not. I consider this good spin on it, because these costumes bore me. Thanks for loaning Flash your weird electric-weight-loss hip belt thing and thanks Batman for tearing off a Kevlar armor codpiece component and shoving it onto Flash’s sternum. Thanks, Cyborg, for choosing your design in the middle of a Matrix marathon… guh…
http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/6 … t-revealed?

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In similar but different news, this set photo of WW in her cape thrills me. Do you KNOW how many TRDL characters have wing, feather or flower petal motifs in their capes? DO YOU?

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I have been strip mining nighthawk’s twitter feed of all the ulitmate edition goodies. I’m looking forward to seeing the film again, especially in this version, for science. it is my duty, on behalf of @robotkraken.

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I don’t even, on this Transformers: Combiner Wars series coming out.
1. It’s done in some sort of hybrid between South Park and animated comics animation.
2. It’s adult and dark as hell, precisely when they already have a good amount of dark stuff going on in their for-kids lineup.
3. “Myself vs. Megatron!” – one of my biggest pet peeves in grammar. From the Prime himself goddamnIOT.
4. Murder.
http://geektyrant.com/news/optimus-prim … biner-wars

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Benedict Wong confirms that his Wong will not be a servant, thankfully. More of a taskmaster. GOOD.
http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/doct … range-role

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Well, Ansel Elgort has been cast in the in-development Dungeons & Dragons movie. You think people got exercised about about the BVS film in development?! There’s 99 ways of fucking this up, and precisely 1 way of doing it right, and that way is the work of Joel Rosenberg (I’ve said this before, I know) and his Guardians of the Flame series, about some role players sucked into the game, immediately slaughtered, raped, sold into slavery, and then fighting to ultimately end slavery in that world through modern techniques. It was nuts. Loved it.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardians_of_the_Flame

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Everything I’ve ever argued about how important Dragonslayer was to modern fantasy film and FX. Everything.
https://monsterlegacy.net/2013/04/14/ve … gonslayer/

That’s all for today. Go try not to get semi-randomly selected to be sacrificed to the dragon….


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Robot-Kraken Ep 20 – Buried in Bastards (GoT S06 E08-E09)

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The New Episode of ROBOT KRAKEN is out!
Episode 20! We discuss the newest two episodes of season six of GAME OF THRONES – Episodes 8 and 9 in a spoilery fashion! We also discuss beer,Anton Yelchin, new movie trailers, the Justice League rumors, video games and more on this giant sized episode!

‪#‎GameOfThrones‬ ‪#‎Podcast‬ ‪#‎PodernFamily‬

Time stamps:

2 min – sucking the monkey

5 min – clarifications and corrections

14 mins – THE SHIPYARD

26 mins – THE ROOT

27 mins – Anton Yelchin

30 mins – Jack Reacher

35 mins – Keeping Up with Joneseseses

38 mins – Justice League Rumors

45 mins – Westworld

47 mins – Zombie Game

51 mins – Game of Thrones

2hr 22mins – Planned Plundering

2hr 33mins – Closing & Outro

ROBOT KRAKEN is a semi regular podcast by two indie artists, Kristopher McClanahan of Deeply Dapper and Thom Chiaramonte of the Third Rail Design Lab. We get together and talk about comics, movies, working the table at comic cons, life in this nerdy wonderland, and whatever mumblings from the deep we come across. You can find out more about us, contact us or follow along our journey at robot-kraken.com

iTunes –http://bit.ly/RoboApple
Stream & Download –http://bit.ly/RoboDapper

Build Your Own Lovecraftian Horror Playsets – 160624

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This was leaked from overseas… I could use those giant tentacles, that’s for sure…
http://io9.gizmodo.com/legos-first-doct … 1782444418

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Mark Millar is rebooting or continuing Kick-Ass, with a different gender and ethnicity… I’m all for choices…
http://www.newsarama.com/29831-millar-r … woman.html

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This handy Hellboy reading guide is handy. I’m Not sure it’s correct though, because it’s based on the trades and larger editions, and if memory serves, the trades through some stuff out of order. Still, handy. Once Comixology actually unlocks more of the Dark Horse content, I’ll look forward to diving in. While Mignola’s works is some of the few books I still keep in printed form, I’m so far off the back I’m just interested in digital going forward.
http://www.multiversitycomics.com/annot … rder-2016/

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So THATS who he is! Says the guy who hasn’t watched Rebels…
http://geektyrant.com/news/forest-whita … r-revealed

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Lots more detail on some of these Rogue One characters. I’m still trying to work out the logic behind the design of this former Imperial droid… not that I don’t like it, but curious…
http://geektyrant.com/news/15-new-image … wars-story

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Spider-Man: Homecoming now has 33 villains. That might be a concern…
http://geektyrant.com/news/fargo-star-b … homecoming

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While most people in the fan community have reacted with outrage at Paramounts Fan Film rules guide on how not to get sued, the way I look at it, at least they are acknowledging the fans and their desire to make their own stuff with these toys in the first place…
http://geektyrant.com/news/these-10-off … ridiculous

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A good article on why the new Voltron is interesting to both young and older viewers.
http://www.npr.org/sections/monkeysee/2 … hing-right

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NOPE. Not fooling me. Giving it glass to use as weapons? Scalding water jets? NOPE.
http://gizmodo.com/boston-dynamics-made … 1782491650

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Lastly, I leave you with this tender morsel.
http://sploid.gizmodo.com/whos-hungry-f … 1782499207

Have a great waiting-for-GoT-finale-weekend… I think Kris and I will be recording a podcast after the finale so I’m looking forward to that.


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STANDARD NERD NEWS is the Best News – 160622

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SO MANY MEETINGS.

Moving on… fun stuff….

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Good on Nic Cage for going to the con and just rifling through stuff, buying whatever he wants, and getting into it again. The rumor I heard years ago was that he sold his massive comic collection because Lisa Marie Presley asked him to, but after the divorce he wanted to ramp back up but the financial issues he had forced him to rebuild more slowly than he once could. I like the idea of a celebrity being a guy with a hobby. I like that he’s at a con rather than buying from private collectors or visiting shops after hours. He’s not just swooping in and buying everything, but flipping through like the fan he is. Check out that Ghost Rider painting… pretty rad.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/06/20/ … end-video/

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– The Flash uniform is envisioned as being a prototype in development, lots of front armor and aero swept fins and things to the back, different materials. Sound a lot like stuff I’d do, so obviously I approve in concept.
http://geektyrant.com/news/details-on-t … ue-costume

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– New Bat vehicles are described… a dune buggy that has spider-limbs, and a giant cargo plane that carries a Batmobile, a bunch of Batweapons, the non-flying members of the Justice League (though I never understood why fliers would want to hurtle around in the wind instead of ride in the vehicle and check their instagrams or whatever) and then a two-seater cockpit on the third level in the back. The former sounds like a hot mess and the latter sounds interesting, but both could be amazing or terrible, depending on the actual design. Most tech vehicles in anime/manga, if described on paper, would sound like garbage. But look at them. Right? I choose to be optimistic.
http://geektyrant.com/news/details-on-b … flying-fox

*This image is from the IG of Christian Pearce from WETA, one of my favorites I follow. Among his other personal projects, he designs whackadoo vehicles and bots, and the description of the ‘Flying Fucking Fox’ made me think of something he’d draw.
https://www.instagram.com/p_e_a_r_c_e/

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The full trailer for Jack Reacher – Never Go Back is out, devoid of the EW commentary, and it looks like a solid Jack Reacher film, even if the trailer shows too much. I’m not the target market: I just want to see the movie cold, not watch all the plot points. But still, I’m in. I can’t help but see this as SHIELD Black. ha… Maria Hill is as Maria Hill does.
http://geektyrant.com/news/tom-cruise-i … er-go-back

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New Star Wars Rogue One cover image… the bot’s got longer, spindlier limbs than I was expecting. Also, I mean, even though we all knew Vader would be in the film for many reasons, I’d like if they kept more of that stuff for the fun reveal in the film. Seems like a desperate countermeasure to the rumors about the reasoning for reshoots.
http://geektyrant.com/news/darth-vader- … s-ew-cover

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The trailer for Keeping Up With the Joneses reminded me a lot of aspects of Mr. and Mrs. Smith for obvious reasons. This entire cast is perfect. I can’t wait. Plus, hotness at every angle.
http://geektyrant.com/news/keeping-up-w … spy-couple

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This lengthly interview with Tom King, and to some degree David Finch, got me pretty excited to read the new Batman series they are doing (even with the costume design, hurk)… and his other work as well. What a refreshing interview. Here’s an ex-CIA comic nerd who interviews like someone you’ve known for a decade. I want to read all of his stuff. Immediately.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/one-of-comics-be … 1782297630

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These new posters for Suicide Squad are interesting, with the pop art zaniness and this new marketing push with ‘worst. heroes. ever’ stuff. I definitely feel the vibe they are trying to convince us of with this film, and it DOES seem like a challenging superhero film to market… but I suspect they are overselling the comedy. Trying really hard, though, aren’t they.
http://www.ew.com/gallery/suicide-squad … er-posters

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Also, the figures starting to roll out from the film… note the Batman is the same sculpt as with BVS (in my cloffice right now) but includes the breathing mask. Nice touch.
http://www.comicbookmovie.com/suicide_s … at-a142659

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Spider-Man: Homecoming is just collecting interesting actors at this point. Hannibal Buress is now on board.
http://www.comicbookmovie.com/spider-ma … ng-a142754

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Finally, that Bespin expansion is now available for the Starwars: Battlefront PS4 build… Lung and I were talking about this prior. These add-on purchases are irritating, because they really should be included in the already expensive game price… but that methodology aside, I can see myself, three drinks in, paying for Season Pass in order to strafe Bespin. You can bet on it.
http://starwars.ea.com/starwars/battlefront/bespin


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Signaling My Intent to Smash Superman on the Right – 160621

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Lots of news coming out of that weird press event where they flew all the journalists to London for a big Justice league ballyhoo.
– Justice League is supposedly to be ‘lighter’ and ‘more fun’
– Batman is a changed man, now optimistic and filled with hope after witnessing Superman’s sacrifice (uh-oh)
– It’s a collect-the-team story to battle a cataclysmic threat, including Steppenwolf, Luthor and of course, Darkseid.
– yet, producer Deborah Snyder claims there will only be one ‘Justice League’ movie, and had never planned for more than one. Yet yet, Snyder still claims another film is coming in 2019, and of course they planned two movies, they even announced Parts 1 and 2 earlier this year. Makes me wonder if they are playing coy, that this is Justice league, per se, and the ext one is Crisis or some such.
-Willem Dafoe is confirmed as Zulku, the aristocrat ruling Atlantis when Aquaman is out gallivanting around. I suspect he will betray Aquaman, because why ELSE would you cast Willem Dafoe?
-designers spoke about multiple batsuit tweaks, an interesting layering concept, and goggles to be used to simulate the white of the eyes thing (good idea):

“We loved the way in the comic books he’s always drawn with white flashes of eyes, so we thought of cool ways of doing it. We liked the way that they catch the light and give that classic image from the comic books. But he’ll also be piloting a new vehicle that he will need these goggles for.”

And despite ALL OF THAT, no one has thought to remove the reflector from the front corners or the jacked up Batmobile…

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Supposedly, possibly, perhaps, might be, Mephisto as the big bad in Defenders on Netflix. I’d be down for some dimensional, supernatural dark and scary business to offset the inevitable lightness of a team-up set in the Netflix Marvel world…
http://geektyrant.com/news/has-the-main … n-revealed

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Witness War on Everyone, my new favorite anything ever.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whjTvW6cfd4

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The new Westworld trailer is out, more fleshed out, so to speak, than the teaser prior… I’m so glad this is back on track. I cannot wait for October. I CANNOT.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX3u0IlBBO4

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Can I tell you how much I wish I could have been in Amsterdam to watch SAIL happen?
https://m.thevintagenews.com/2016/06/17 … e-world-2/

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Interesting, if not necessarily newly illuminating, interview with Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny about the future, and past, of X-Files. I’m of two minds… well, I guess they are too.
http://deadline.com/2016/06/the-x-files … 201772978/

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Best Mondo poster in the history of Mondo posters. Full size here:

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I think this is a BS stunt, but I still endorse it. Russians…
http://gizmodo.com/robot-captured-after … 1782094832

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The Toht candle I was missing from my life and never knew…
http://boingboing.net/2016/06/16/indian … eltin.html

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Those damn Canadian government bastards trying to prevent a dude from making a buck. So what if he’s selling dentures made out of Sculpey…
http://boingboing.net/2016/06/15/dental … -stop.html

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My Mhother’s response to this was perfect: LOOK AT THE CGI!
Posted for you, Blair…
https://m.thevintagenews.com/2015/10/05 … n-mission/

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SO. GOOD.
http://boingboing.net/2016/06/15/surviv … fabul.html

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Finally, Noomi Rapace is on set and filming for Alien:Covenant, which is very good news. Unless they chestburst her within 10 minutes…
http://geektyrant.com/news/noomi-rapace … n-covenant


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YOU VAPE BRO? – 17 June 2016

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The soundtrack to SS has been released. At least there’s some Creedence on it.
http://nerdist.com/the-suicide-squad-so … inem-more/

In the link above, Nerdist posted an alternate (fake) SS trailer that’s awesome. Everyone is vaping and ‘siiiiiick!’ and getting cool tattoos. Hilarious.

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Martin Starr in Spider-Man: Homecoming? Don’t know who he’ll play, but it’s been scientifically proven that adding him to anything makes it 33% better, so.
http://geektyrant.com/news/martin-starr … homecoming

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I really enjoyed this mystery clip of a presumably younger Ben Affleck doing commentary on Armageddon. Refreshing. I’d almost sit through the whole film if it was commented like this.
http://geektyrant.com/news/video-ben-af … armaggedon

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How is THIS the best BVS figure to date? Look at it. Even better than in the film. It’s like the sculptor was looking at the reels from BVS but had just watched Pan’s Labrinthe the night before and said FUCK IT I’M DOING IT.

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Sketch of the Day: Batman, Question, and Spirit, by the impossible Tommy Lee Edwards

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Video Game Roundup Part 02

More VR fun. I’m telling you, when Oculus was first emerging, I really didn’t see it. So to speak. And granted, the graphics in these new games are like 2000 era tech. BUT. I’ve seen some stuff from Rift and some other projects that blew my mind. And moving this tool into the major franchise realm is the key to acceptance.

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Star Trek VR… in this instance, as you’ll see in the video, it’s about having all your friends (together, remote) working as a team on the bridge. I thought that was pretty fascinating. Also, Levarr Burton killed it.
http://kotaku.com/our-first-look-at-the … 1781913922

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Star Wars VR… this is mostly fan service, just taking the flight sim nature of Battlefront’s vehicle mode one step further. But I’ve FANTASIZED about being able to look up in the cockpit and seeing the ship as I’m passing under it… that scale factor. Imagine Bespin, Hoth, Star Destroyer battles…
http://kotaku.com/the-ps4-is-going-to-e … 1781930901

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And then there’s the Arkham VR, which i don’t have video of…
http://kotaku.com/what-s-it-s-like-to-b … 1781967245

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Cover Art of the Day: Civil War II by the mindbending Marko Djurdjevic

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That’s all for today. Go practice your under-AT-AT fly-bys….


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Its not Anal and Stuff Just Anal – 16 June 2016

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Albinoraven, who we’ve covered before here on R-K, did this awesome piece of Nice Guys fan art. I love it. I keep coming back to it for extra saucy details. I didn’t even notice the film reel the first three times.

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How is this a thing? I love it. BA Barracus LEGO!

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“this is a rebellion, isn’t it?”

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I mentioned this in one of our recent podcasts, but the FF8 cast includes two Game of Toles actors… see if you can spot them. One will melt your underwear, word of warning.

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This is a thing, somewhere, somewhen.

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I should mention that the new Voltron cartoon on Netflix is done by the studio that did Airbender, and features voice acting by Tyler Labine and Rhys Darby. I listen to this from the other room and can’t stop getting sucked in because of those two guys.

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Note: Scarlet and Scarlett… and pizza…

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Here’s concept art, partly-unused and partly-used, from Phil Saunders on the War machine used in Civil War. I love this version.

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Tyler Hoechlin, recently in “Everybody Wants Some!!”, has been cast as Superman in Supergirl S02, and that isn’t bad, really. Still doesn’t match my mental image, but not a bad actor selection.
http://geektyrant.com/news/supergirl-fi … r-hoechlin

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Video Game Preview Junction, Part 01:

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Starwars: Battlefront Bespin Expansion Pack… as Lung squeeeeeed to me via email: AT-ATs on Bespin! I have this game. The pack is part of Season Pass, which I don’t have, but could have, if someone were to come over and stuff.
http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/traile … n#/slide/1

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The new Spidey game preview is getting mixed reviews for the costume, but while I don’t personally need white in my red/blue Spidey gear, it’s a fine design in and of itself. In fact, if the white were black, it would be pretty organically aligned with the Civil War look. It even has those optics. Note the soles of the feet as well. Looks pretty good, mechanics-wise.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/spider-man-s-new … 1781958742

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PS I bought Overwatch, and played it. Pretty great!

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Evan Peters says he wants to see a Quicksilver/Deadpool movie. Because, uh, there’s somewhere out there SOME actor who wouldn’t want to hitch to that wagon? Maybe Daniel Day Lewis.
http://www.avclub.com/article/evan-pete … ilm-238274

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How is this not a hoax? It’s much too perfect.
http://io9.gizmodo.com/finally-the-iron … 1781834429

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The old Ghostbusters firehouse kit was pretty awesome. But check out this fan-built concept for the new film’s HQ? I love it. The lettering signage…
http://io9.gizmodo.com/i-would-buy-this … 1781889361

I would love to SORT THE HELL OUT OF THIS SET.
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$300 for a sharply edged block of matte resin. I’M IN!
http://io9.gizmodo.com/at-last-you-can- … 1781922668

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Donald Glover has apparently joined Spider-Man: Homecoming, which is a nice touch, given his connection to the character in recent efforts. How great would it be if he WAS Miles Morales???
http://geektyrant.com/news/donald-glove … homecoming

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As pretty as she is, as good a cosplay it is in construction and design, here’s an example of where doing cosplay of a comic costume (or game costume in this case) highlights how awkward it looks in real life. The tenuous clipping of this dress thing just looks so awkward. Kind of like some of the attempts at Morrison era Emma Frost with the magic bustier.
http://geektyrant.com/news/stunning-har … -injustice

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JMS’ initially-solid and soon-hotmess series Rising Stars is apparently in development at MGM, because of course it is. I don’t even have a god image for this, because while I liked the story initially, I never liked the art or the designs….
http://deadline.com/2016/06/rising-star … 201772516/

That’s all, kids. Go practice Bespin AT-AT walking…


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