Martin Tomsky’s woodcut art is stunning: His highly detailed pieces vividly bring to life worlds like the bathhouse from Spirited Away, crests from Game of Thrones, and London Below in Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. We weren’t kidding about being able to access London Below, either—but you’ll have to pay a pretty penny for it. (Hat-tip to Nerd Approved for finding these pieces.)
Afternoon Roundup looks back on last year’s TV shockers, looks forward to Wayward Pines, and looks beyond to Afrofuturist sci-fi and fantasy.
- Joss Whedon says he wasn’t forced off Twitter, he just went to his quiet place.
- You know who’s back? M. Night Shyamalan, making his take on Twin Peaks.
- Meanwhile, Mad Max: Fury Road hired a very interesting consultant for its female characters: The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler.
- Why are we so obsessed with Boba Fett?
- Relive every execution and eye gouge from this past TV season with this handy illustrated mural.
- Where are the older women in fantasy?
- Check out this list of Afrofuturist fiction, art, and other works beyond just District 9.
- We can thank X-Files ’shippers for the birth of online fandom.
- It’s hard to tell who’s having more fun recreating all of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s films, him or James Corden. Their sweded Mr. Freeze and Batman looks are pretty great: