Friday Trailers and superhero stuff

Via Judd Karlman, this one was new to me – Cowboys and Aliens Trailer (2011, Directed by Jon Favreau, with Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford):

He also links to the Green Lantern Trailer, which I’ve already seen on Facebook, but would be ashamed to omit:

Judd also posted the trailer for Your Highness, the medieval-fantasy, stoner-comedy thingie with Natalie Portman that you can see on Didi’s blog, and to a trailer/excerpt from a new DC animated film, Young Justice.

I also ran across some Marvel animation stuff (so as not to simply parrot one dude’s blog) – There’s a Marvel Robot-Chicken style official parody thing called What The–?! – here it does a Marvel team-up with the Old Spice guy:

And via YouTube related videos, I found an Avengers animated series called Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – looks like something between the Ultimates and the movie versions of these characters.

Finally, an artist who tried to cheer up his depressed 91-year old Grandma by photographing her dressed up as a superhero:

The last is [via Jess Nevins and Chris Sims on Twitter]


Thor Trailer

Full Comic Con trailer for Thor, at io9, via Didi:


From San Diego, it’s Foreskin Man!

Speaking of bad comics, Foreskin Man is an “intactivist” super-hero, fighting the evils of male circumcision. Gotta love his chest emblem.

You can read the whole thing online. Notice how sometimes that smiling baby looks way more creepy than Doctor Mutilator…


Secret Skin: Chabon calls superheros naked transvestites

Secret Skin – An essay in unitard theory: Michael Chabon writing in the New Yorker about Superhero Costumes (from March 10, 2008 – found on wikipedia)


Spider-Man saves kid

BBC News: Thai ‘Spider-Man’ to the rescue – Every fireman needs to keep a Spider-Man costume in his closet. [via Story Games]

Also, I already posted this to Facebook, but who reads that:

ThinkGeek :: Tauntaun Sleeping Bag.

This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, internal intestines and glowing lightsaber zipper pull.