…your system is cast aside, left behind in the wake of goings-on and things-to-do. But you can’t leave it behind. Check in on your town, beat that unbeaten boss. That’s what we’re doing this week. Adam and I have been totally swamped, but we’re still going on these mixes! Unpause your true weekend lifestyle and get down with these picks from the past couple and beyond~
Portable picks to help you respawn:
☆ Desert Golfing (iOS) cause you think it’s gonna be over at some point, but you’re wrong. ☆ Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer (DS). All about a fresh start with a bigger inventory. ☆ Picross 3D (DS)… sometimes you’ve gotta take your time to make things right.
"Another time, Jack took a call. A voice on the other end said, ‘There are three of us down here in the lobby. We want to see the guy who does this disgusting comic book and show him what real Nazis would do to his Captain America’. To the horror of others in the office, Kirby rolled up his sleeves and headed downstairs. The callers, however, were gone by the time he arrived."
Mark Evanier, Kirby: King of Comics (via nerdhapley)
It’s Jack Kirby’s birthday, so here’s that story of him being bad ass all of the time.
In Drums West, Jim Henson channels Norman McLaren, translating jazz into abstract animation. Filmed in Jim Henson’s home studio in Bethesda, MD around 1961. Stay to the end to see some shots of a young, beardless Jim Henson slaving away under the camera, moving scraps of paper about.
For comparison, here’s Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart’s Begone Dull Care (1948), drawn directly onto the film: