News & Things: Wolverine’s Hair is Hot Stuff

Tiny Cute Avengers Manga Introduces Japanese Kids To the Team

Image from Comics Alliance
Image from Comics Alliance

This completely adorable Avengers story ran as a one shot in Monthly Korokoro Comic in an attempt to familiarize Japanese children with Marvel characters before the release of a new japanese series: Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers. Who else wants a copy of the re-print? Everyone?

Wolverine’s Hair: A Groovy Mutation?

Based on a presentation given by Genesis in Wolverine & The X-Men #3, Bleeding Cool’s Rich Johnson proposes that Wolvie’s signature silly hairstyle (wings? would you call them hair wings?)  is actually being created by his mutant powers. Comics news, everyone!


791115Bob’s Burgers Writers to Pen Movie About Comic No One Remembers

You might recognize “Hot Stuff The Little Devil” nowadays as a character mostly re-appropriated for use on cheap Wal-Mart pajama pants and hot sauce bottles. Well now,

you can excited about that character for what is likely the first and last time in your life:  the creative team of Wendy & Lizzy Molyneux from the excellent Bob’s Burgers will be writing a movie about the little denizen of hell! Real question, guys: was there a demand for a Hot Stuff movie? Am I really, really out of touch with the entire world? Have I been in a Rip Van Winkle style magical nap for a hundred years?


Ben Templesmith’s Wormwood to Get Animated Series

Wormwood, Ben Templesmith’s excellent series about a dimension-travelling magical worm that can control corpses by burrowing into their flesh, will be getting an animated TV series through IDW Entertainment and Travieso Production. Simpsons writer David M. Stern has been tapped to write the series, which is best known for it’s dark humor and grotesque imagery.

Ivy Noelle Weir

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