Friday, October 14, 2016

Pop Culture Roundup: Michiyo Yasuda; Batman; Hot Wheels; Disneyland; Shatner

The BBC pays tribute to Studio Ghibli artist Michiyo Yasuda, who died this week.



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A new book collects animation art from the Walt Disney archives.


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Via the Batgirl Bat-Trap: Rare production art from the 1966 Batman TV series.


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Cool video: Hot Wheels stunts:


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Via Gorilla's Don't Blog: Vintage Disneyland matchbooks.


A Michigan priest is donating his impressive comics collection to help fund his local Catholic schools.
“This is the Holy Grail,” McCallum said, pointing specifically to “Tales of Suspense” #39, the first appearance of Iron Man. “This is the one that would create the most interest because it was the birth of a hero that has become very popular.”
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William Shatner will voice Two-Face in a 1966-style Batman animated film slated to follow-up the straight-to-video "Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders" out now.

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