So that’s a still of TARDIS on fire from a trailer for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary. Luckily (for the TARDIS), the trailer is fan-made and fake, but it’s astonishingly well done and only makes us want the 50th anniversary episode now now now. You can see the trailer at the bottom of the post.
Your Morning Roundup is reading only the last sentence in every chapter of Greg Cox’s Man of Steel novelizations and still getting the majority of the story.
- After looking at these pictures, we agree that Earth needs some rings. It’s not like Saturns really using them anyway.
- Sony wants to bring Captain Planet to the big screen, plans to begin with a series of five standalone films focusing on Earth, Fire, Wind, Water, and HeaLOLJUSTKIDDING who would do that?!?
- Other than the fact that this means no sequel to Ratatouille (Rata-2-ille? Ratatouille-Tou?) we approve of this decison.
- Vin Diesel reveals Marvel Studios wants him to become a part of their universe, tells us while FLYING A JETPACK. (He’d actually make an amazing Drax.)
- The Village Voice stared too deeply into the Man of Steel novelization by Tor Books’ own Greg Cox and hilariously listed out the final sentence of every chapter as a way of finding meaning in life again. (Thanks to Greg himself for the link!)
- In case you find yourself in a fictional SFF universe, you’ll want to have this currency converter. It covers everything from bottlecaps to knuts!
- A pair of Redditors who swede under the name Dumb Drum made a Pacific Rim trailer, and Guillermo del Toro liked it so much he invited them to the film’s premiere!
- Weasels ripped our flesh…in Riverdale?
- Puppy Boromir would never betray Frodo.
- Introduce your kids to math with this adorable children’s book, and they might end up with their own Erdos number someday.
- In honor of Pride Month, 10 Moments that Shaped LGBT History in Comics.
- And speaking of kids-lit, we really wish these middle-grade books by bestselling authors were real. We would read the Bobby Langdon Mysteries till the pages fell out. And they’d probably be more intellectually challenging than the adult versions.
- We heart Brian K. Vaughan and you should, too. Here’s a great rundown of his books and comics career.
- Popular Science has provided a chart mapping out time travel in films! Now we can watch Primer again!
- Oh, and speaking of time travel—you can visit the diner from Looper—but seriously, if any words appear on your arm, run.
- Finally, start your week with some designs that are so fashion-forward they’re in…the future.
- Here’s the fan-made Doctor Who 50th anniversary trailer:
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