More layoffs at Tokyopop — UPDATE

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Word is going around that LA manga publisherToykopop has laid off several more people — including editors Lillian Diaz-Przybyl and Troy Lewter. The staff is now reduced to a mere handful of people — including owner Stu Levy and publisher Mike Kiley.

EDIT: Editor Asako Suzuki has also been laid off.

Nice Art: Hilary Florido and Farel Dalrymple do video games

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As part of a Giant Robot Video Game art show Hilary Florido and Farel Dalrymple have created the art you see here. More in the link.

New X-MEN: FIRST CLASS posters

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Two new posters for X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, the young mutants film opening this June, proving that before they grew up to become arch rivals, Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) liked to stand around experimenting with Photoshop color filters.

Lady Gaga's nerd-friendly world

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If you like Fritz Lang, Giger, Superman, Sin City and Bernard Herrmann, you are sure to like this short SF film!

Kibbles 'n' Bits — 3/1/11

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The ’80s, Audrey Hepburn, Nazi paraphernalia ads in Marvel comics — just another day in the comics webspace.