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Locke & Key

Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Eleven As a Cupcake

You can always count on Nerdache Cakes to deliver the very best in nerdy confections. You can see the matching TARDIS cupcake over on their Tumblr.

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Good News Everyone!

Joe Hill’s Locke & Key Adaptation Has Found A Writer

While we’ve recently been hearing updates on the adaptation of Joe Hill’s novel Horns starring Daniel Radcliffe, it’s been a while since we heard anything new on the adaptation of his IDW comic, Locke & Key. That’s changed thanks to a new interview. Hit the jump to find out the latest details. 

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Cautiously Optimistic

IDW’s Locke & Key Will Be A Feature Film By The Writers Of Star Trek

It’s official –  Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke & Key is going to be a movie. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (of Star Trek fame) and Bobby Cohen will produce for Universal. 

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Vital Information for Your Everyday Life

The Hugo Nominees You Can Read on the Internet, Right Now, For Free

It’s a fact: every time the Hugos or the Eisners or the Harvey awards get announced, you sweep your eyes down a list of books, stories, comics, and movies that you totally meant to read this year, everybody said they were so good, but you never really get around to it. Or, you say to yourself, awesome, I have a new reading list! And then you never actually follow through.

Worry not. Here are all of the nominees for the 2013 Hugo Awards for excellence in science fiction and fantasy, with, wherever possible, links to excerpts and in some cases the full work available online, right now, for free. Get your read on!

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Skelton Crew Studio Grabs Mike Mignola’s Hellboy License To Create Awesome Props!

Just in time for the apocalypse, some tools to stop that kind of thing from happening. Skelton Crew Studio, the folks who have been producing amazing replicas of the keys from Joe Hill’s IDW horror series Locke & Key, the recent Chew project, and the just announced Mouse Guard line, have acquires the rights to Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. Specifically to create the “Artifact Archive Collection.” Above are the first prototypes of Bog Roosh’s Nail, Bishop Zrinyi’s Button and the Elf Shot. “I’m approaching these as pieces that would have been in the pouches of Hellboy’s belt orpicked up in B.P.R.D. members’ travels,” said Israel Skelton, owner of Skelton Crew Studio.“The possibilities are almost endless and so awesome.” Mignola himself said he’s “very excited” about the project. Expect to be able to purchase the finished props winter of 2013 and check out all of Skelton Crew Studio’s products here.

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Power Grid

Our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes the joy—or stress, depending on how you look at it—of giftgiving. If you’re not quite sure about that perfect gift for your parent/sibling/friend/significant other/etc., you might find yourself tempted to resort to the dreaded gift card. But, dear reader, we believe in you. We know that you have it in you to do better. But everyone needs a little help, and that’s where our Holiday Gift Guide comes into play.

Whether the giftee in question is a comics geek, a film geek, an animation geek, whatever—there’s something to be found for them on this list. You can thank us later.

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Cautiously Optimistic

UPDATED: Joe Hill’s Locke & Key Comic Might Be Getting A Three Picture Deal

Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke & Key comic from IDW was once developed as a television series at Fox. Unfortunately the pilot wasn’t picked up but there’s good news on the horizon. The horror series may have a new home on the big screen thanks to Star Trek’s Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci

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Meanwhile...

Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe Joins Joe Hill’s Film Project Horns

Daniel Radcliffe is continuing along the bumpy road post-Potterdom. His next acting project will be Horns, comic writer and novelist Joe Hill’s supernatural thriller about a man who wakes up one day to find…you guessed it, horns growing from his head. 

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Power Grid

30 Spooky Story Recommendations for All Hallows Read

Way back in the earlier part of this year Neil Gaiman decided that it was really too bad that we, as a culture, didn’t have a holiday that was just about giving books to people. Thus: All Hallows Read, an exciting new tradition of giving people the gift of a scary book or story on Halloween. We’re no strangers to devouring a book ourselves, so we offer you not just ten, as these things usually go, but a full thirty scary books, stories, and comics for your reading pleasure.

Happy Halloween!

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: The Simpsons Cat Lady Making Whoopie With Batman

I apologize if I just burned out your eyeballs but hopefully I succeeded in making you shoot soda out of your nose instead. This delightful image of the Crazy Cat Lady from the Simpsons getting it on with Batman comes to us via The Line It Is Drawn on Comic Book Resources. You can thank artist Michael Magtanong for this comic book character/Simpsons character combo. What else did we see today? Hit the jump to find out! 

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