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2012-04-13 01:40 pm

Fannish Items of Interest

Grant Tilly has passed away, at the age of 74, following a battle with kidney and prostate cancer. May he rest in peace. He played Toth in an episode of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.

Major networks suing to stop free streaming.

SOPA is Dead, says MPAA Boss. All that means is SOPA is shelved, CISPA isn’t, and there could always be another on the horizon.

Believe It Or Not: This Is What Four Feet Of Hail Looks Like. It hit Texas yesterday.

Livejournal added a new way to create LJ cuts with Release 91. There’s now an icon of a pair of scissors. [livejournal.com profile] xylodemon has an override code here.

When Rorschach Proposed To Deadpool. Seen at Anime Boston Con—he said yes, by the way.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Alison Blaire/Dazzler.

Carrie set for March 15, 2013 release.

The Best Meta Horror Movies Of All Time. Night of the Comet makes the list—having seen it at least ten times courtesy of it being played relentlessly on Logo, I’m glad for that. I’m also happy to see the original Fright Night (which I never saw until a couple years ago—finally found the sequel earlier in the year) make the cut.

Get up close and personal with the USCSS Prometheus.


The 10 Best Comedic Science Fiction Films According to Ryan Britt. Ghostbusters is ranked #1, with Back to the Future a couple down.

A Star Wars Nursery.

Watch 20 minutes of behind the scenes footage of The Avengers. Another featurette is here. And you can find a scene between Thor and Captain America here.

Marvel’s The Avengers Red Carpet World Premiere, in its entirety.

Why you should be glad you’re not a Vulcan.

When Serious Actors Become Action Stars: A Guide.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Is Moving Forward.

Paul Feig walks us through Freaks And Geeks (Part 5 of 5).

The world’s most isolated cave is home to 4 million year old “superbugs.”

Dark Horse to publish Spike, Willow spin-off projects.

Full trailer for Looper.

UK trailer for Dark Shadows.

New Dark Shadows photo.

Captain America’s movie shield fetches $20,100 at auction.

The reboot of The Flintstones has been put on hold due to Seth Macfarlane’s schedule.

The Simpsons is not located in Oregon after all—Matt Groening was misquoted.

The Hobbit needs extra elves.

From Cracked: The 5 Creepiest Disappearances That Nobody Can Explain.

IDW has announced another Jericho comic.

Watch Dr. Strange (1978).

[livejournal.com profile] yendi’s Friday the 13th movie reviews.

Behold, the 2001: A Space Odyssey Lego Sets That Never Existed.

Japan claims the most expensive one-bedroom on Earth.

IDW and DST bring back classic Battle Beasts.

The Avengers, the Argonauts, and the History of the Team-Up.

Ask Chris #101: The Riddler.

New Russian trailer for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

The Lovecraft Anthology, Vol. 1: A Graphic Collection of H.P. Lovecraft’s Short Stories.

The AV Club interviews Drew Goddard about The Cabin In The Woods.

View the top ten lists of horror films chosen by the likes of Clive Barker and Emily Booth, over at Time Out.

DC Comics is passing the rights to distribute their books and graphic novels from Titan Books, over to Diamond.

The Monster Squad turns 25.

New pictures from WonderCon 2012.

Top Five Crazy Creepy Magicians.

Retroist Podcast Episode 107: He-Man And The Masters of the Universe.