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Iron Man Prosthetic Hand Will Make Kids Feel Like Superheroes

Remember that prosthetic with Wolverine-like claws? It has nothing on this Iron Man 3D-printed glove, designed for kids in need of a prosthetic, packed with electronics and other Stark-approved features.


3D-Printed Wolverine Claws Turn Kids With Prosthetics Into Superheroes

A handful of enterprising engineers and artists are using 3D printers to design and build cheap but functional prosthetic hands for kids who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford them. And taking things one step further, Aaron Brown, a volunteer over at E-nabling The Future (the group behind the 3D-printed prosthetics initiative) took things one step further by designing a set of fake Wolverine claws to make kids wearing the prosthetics feel like superheroes.


Here's How Anatomically Impossible That Spider-Woman #1 Cover Is (NSFW?)

A few weeks ago, io9 showed the Milo Manara cover illustration for Spider-Woman #1 in all its astounding opposite-of-majesty. Now, a Redditor did a 3D rendering to show just how ridiculous that pose is, from an anatomical standpoint. Some nudity and a lot of weirdness ahead.


20 Weird and Wonderful Comic Book Adaptations Every Comic Fan Should Watch

Guardians of the Galaxy is finally in the cinemas and guess what: it’s actually good! Unfortunately, for every good comic-book adaptation, 10 embarrassingly bad ones are created as well, leaving comic book fans with a plethora of B-movie mediocrity to trawl through. I’ve selected 20 weird, wonderful and laughably appalling adaptations that any die-hard comic fan (or newbie looking for a place to start) simply must see.


Wearing A Fitness Monitor Won't Make You Fit

Briefly: Nor, for that matter, will wanting to get fit make you fit. No, getting fit will make you fit, and you don’t necessarily need a fitness tracker or an iWatch or any other wearable to do that. Just sayin’. [Joy of Tech]


You Can Finally Download DRM-Free Comic Book Backups From Comixology

The biggest digital comic book distributor in all of digital comics land, Comixology, just took a relatively unprecedented move for a platform its size. Customers will now be able to download DRM-free backups — meaning when you buy a book, you’ll finally get to own it too.


You Can Access 15,000 Marvel Comics Right Now For A Buck

As we all prepare our brains and Twitter feeds for the unstoppable flood of comics and entertainment news that will pour out of San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel announced some news in the quiet before the storm. Now, for 99 cents, readers can gain access to Marvel Unlimited, the publisher’s treasure trove of 15,000 issues from current series (well, at least six months old) and classic golden-age and silver-age titles.


Calvin & Hobbes' Creator Has Been Secretly Drawing This Comic Strip!

Holy crap! Calvin & Hobbes’ creator Bill Watterson has been secretly drawing a comic strip! Nobody knew it except Stephan Pastis, the author of Pearls Before Swine. You’re looking at his artwork right above these lines — the first two panels are drawn by the legendary cartoonist, the third by Pastis.


How Humans Have Created Stories Through The Ages In One Clever Strip

It doesn’t matter if it comes from a book, a movie or a friend: Conflict is what triggers the majority of the stories we know and love. And the essence of that conflict has changed a lot throughout history influenced by how society evolved. Illustrator Grant Snider sums up this evolution in just one clever comic strip.


Here Are 7 Facts About The X-Men That You Might Not Know

Excited about X-Men: Days of Future Past? Yeah, we are too. Would you be as excited if the movie was called The Merry Mutants: Days of Future Past? Probably not as much! That was the name Stan Lee originally wanted to call the X-Men until Marvel put the kibosh on that. Yeah! Marvel’s great! But they totally ripped off the idea of the X-Men from DC’s The Doom Patrol. Oof. Well, at least Wolverine’s cool right? Absolutely.


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