Oh god, this Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 VFX reel looks like someone skinned Rocket alive

Here’s one for anybody having the sort of day that could only be improved by seeing a beloved movie character rendered as a snarling mass of bare, toothed muscle and staring, crazy eyes: a VFX reel for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, showing how CGI production house Framestore made some of the film’s most elaborate…

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Mental illness is a fluorescent storm in the challenging Our Mother

The cover of Luke Howard’s Our Mother (Retrofit Comics) features a woman’s face—the titular mother. Her head has been enlarged, but her features have remained at an otherwise-proportional size, almost as if something is growing inside of her, expanding, preparing to auto-evacuate at the expense of this woman’s life.…

Exclusive Marvel preview: Rocket Raccoon visits Captain Marvel #8 to fight alien kittens

David Lopez’s cover for Captain Marvel #8 says everything you need to know about the contents, showing a battle-ready Carol Danvers and Rocket Raccoon drowning in a flood of adorable cats. It’s a hilarious image that embodies this book’s light-hearted spirit, and writer Kelly Sue DeConnick understands that superhero…