Conventions:Fan Expo Canada 2011 attendees will be able to get their hands on a new Dale Eaglesham variant cover for Captain America #1 featuring Canada's most prominent Marvel heroes sporting appropriately decorated shields. [Marvel]
TV: According to creator Brian Wood, DMZ had a "...near miss with setting DMZ up as a television show." We're with Graeme McMillan, DCE. Make it happen! [Blog@]
Upcoming: Frank Cho is currently working on an X-Men miniseries that will "have three of the hottest women in the Marvel Universe" in it. [Robot6]
Gaming: Casual gaming sensation Angry Birds will get the MAD Magazine treatment care of Charles Akins in issue 511. [MAD]
Toys: Underground Toys' bricky line of Doctor Who toys will get a massive TARDIS play set later this fall. Must... own... soon... [BBTS]
Fireworks: Twitter user Cyclone9joker captures a pokéball from the Nagaoka fireworks display in Niigata, Japan. [Kotaku]
Webcomics: Pyromaniac Studios is at work on a fan film based on J. Jacques' Questionable Content due out this winter. [YouTube Via CA Reader Ben]
Software: Jim Davis espouses the virtues and "threats" presented by Garfield's Comic Boom comic strip software: "This new software is like adding a jet pack to creativity. Kids can craft characters and backgrounds and tell a story with such ease and speed that I'm a little worried I might be out of a job soon." [The Beat]
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