Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Comics Unmasked: Anarchy in the UK, British Library


From The Telegraph:

From Oz Magazine to V for Vendetta, British comics have been wildly subversive, as a new British Library exhibition shows.

A Harry Potter cyberpunk 1980's anime adventure


From Nerd Approved:
Have you ever wondered what Harry Potter would look like as 1980′s cyberpunk anime? Well, wonder no more because the crazed minds at Nacho Punch have created a brief video to show you.

Kinetic sculptures made from popsicle sticks


From Boing Boing:
Joyce Lin, a design student at RISD, has produced a wonderful set of kinetic sculptures made from popsicle sticks and other media, produced in spare time during the semester.

Monday, 21 April 2014

Game of Thrones house banners for superheroes, sci-fi stars and more

From Comics Alliance:
Miguel Lokia, aka 'Lokiable' on DeviantArt, has imagined what banners of dynasties forged by your favorite characters from comics, anime, TV and film might look like in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire universe through the lens of HBO’s Game of Thrones TV adaptation aesthetic.

The most terrifying inanimate objects in movie history

From Moviefone:
We decided to rundown the scariest inanimate objects in the history of movies. These are all objects that you wouldn't think twice about... until they show signs of demonic possession, occult curses, or just plain nastiness.

Sunday, 20 April 2014

These posters invite you to Middle Earth's greatest vacation resorts

From io9:
The Green Dragon Inn has tapped into an opportunity that Middle Earth has been missing up until now: the need for quality spas, malls, and golf courses.

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Art on a pocket Etch-A-Sketch

From Comics Alliance:
Jane Labowich draws truly incredible portraits of pop culture icons on her preferred medium, the pocket Etch-A-Sketch.

Iconic movie scenes, as seen on Google Street View

From Lost At E Minor:
What happens when you bring locations that exist within movie realities into, well, real life? Google Street Scene, which squeezes iconic movie scenes into Google Maps’ Street View feature, that’s what. It’s the ingenious brainchild of Tre Baker, who has recreated these movie scenes in Google Street View style — he even blurs out the faces of the people in the shots.

‘Zentai’ fans search for identity in fetish suits

From The Japan Times:
While the hobby is a long way from being mainstream in Japan, a country with an unsurpassed ability to dream up slightly off-the-wall pastimes, it makes occasional appearances in popular culture.