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Pixar Animator Dreams Up a New Superhero For Each Day of the Year

Pixar artist Everett Downing set himself a challenge: to create 365 superheroes, a new one every day for a year. It didn’t quite work as he planned, but three years later, he has illustrated 285 new characters! Downing expects to finish the collection in 2013. Wired Design talked to Downing about the project. The origin story [...]

11 Cakes Inspired by Comic Books

Last month we brought you cakes inspired by famous painters, so this time around, let’s look at cakes based on a more contemporary art style: comic books. 1. Spider-Man Groom One of Cake Central user MissRobin’s clients ordered this groom’s cake for her son, who has always been a Spider-Man fan. The idea of a suit over [...]

Superheroes!

The folks at I Can Has Cheezburger have launched a new site called Superheroes! which gathers funny stuff involving your favorite comic book heroes all in one place. See Spiderman with a baby carriage, Wolverine preparing lunch, and of course, lots about Batman. Link

Superheroes break World record in Melbourne

Melbourne Superheroes entered the Guinness Book of Records. The city’s Federation Square saw 1245 people break the world record for the most number of people dressed in superhero costume, in one place at one time.The CBD was no place for bad guys on Saturday with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, the Green Lantern and other [...]

Explaining the Late Night Wars by Animation

(YouTube link) Apple Daily in Hong Kong produced a Sims-style video to explain the Jay Leno/Conan O’Brien situation to Chinese television viewers. Portraying them as comic book heroes is sheer genius! You don’t have to understand the language to follow along. -via Cynical-C