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Today’s roundup of deals includes Futurama Vol 8 on Blu-ray, the Etekcity Scroll Optical Gaming Mouse, Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition and more.

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Minecraft players and builders have added some fan-made Doctor Who touches, but the franchise is officially coming to the game in September. You have to play the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft to gain access to the Whovian additions, but it sounds like switching would be worth it. There will be several characters available according to Xbox:

Players will have access to a wide selection of the best characters from the entire 50 years of Doctor Who, with six Doctors in each skin pack – starting off with the 11th Doctor and five other Doctors, their companions, their biggest adversaries and the Doctors’ arch-enemy, the Daleks. Doctor Who puts you at the heart of an extraordinary adventure and Minecraft fans are in for the ride!

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I’ll bet you’re wondering about that picture. I’m just going to let Felicia Day’s quote be the explanation:

Now that I learned that Hello Kitty isn’t a cat but a little girl, my dreams can come true and this will be my future family portrait.

That quote is just one of the myriad reactions out there to the (OMG SHOCKING) news that Sanrio’s Hello Kitty isn’t a cat.

This news comes from a correction made by Sanrio to wording used by University of Hawaii anthropologist Christine R. Yano for her upcoming Hello Kitty retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum in October.

“I was corrected — very firmly,” Yano told the L.A. Times. “That’s one correction Sanrio made for my script for the show. Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it’s called Charmmy Kitty.”

Yep, Hello Kitty is not a cat. Charmy Kitty is a cat. Also, according to her back story her real name is Kitty White, she’s British, and her height and weight are measured in apples.

Cue “The More You Know” graphic.

Photo by Felicia Day.

(via LAist)

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Today’s roundup of tech deals includes everything from headphones for audiophiles, headphones for gamers, iPad cases, keychain battery chargers and more.

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Donald Glover is a big Spider-Man fan, and when casting for The Amazing Spider-Man reboot was happening in 2010, fans circulated a petition to get him cast to play Spidey on the big screen. It didn’t happen, but Brian Michael Bendis took note. He ended up basing Miles Morales on Glover when the character took on the role of Spider-Man in 2011.

Now, everything has come full circle with news that Donald Glover will be voicing Morales in upcoming episodes of Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors which will air in 2015. Glover talked to USA Today about why he likes the character saying:

“He can be anybody. Spider-Man could be a girl. Spider-Man could be an old man. You don’t know. So I just tried to be as me as possible, because you’re always just going to bring it back to yourself when you watch the show.”

Catch new episodes of Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors when the latest season debuts this Sunday at 9AM on Disney XD.

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Shortly after Robin Williams’ death, fans started a petition to memorialize him as a character in one of his favorite games, World of Warcraft. Blizzard’s response seemed to indicate that they would be doing something for Williams, and now gaming site Wowhead has uncovered what looks like an in-game tribute to the late actor in the game data.

The upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion has three character models named “Robin”, including this genie that would be an obvious reference to Aladdin. The other two models are a man and an older woman who could be a nod to his role in Mrs. Doubtfire (pictured after the break). Despite the similarities, Blizzard has made no official statement as to whether or not these characters are truly a tribute to Williams.

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Spider-Woman #1 will be out this November. Written by Dennis Hopeless with art from Greg Land, the title is all about Jessica Drew and a threat to the Spider-Verse. Unfortunately, all of that is being overshadowed because of a variant cover by Milo Manara.

The cover is pictured above and has a couple of big issues. Like, “I can’t believe multiple people approved the cover” sort of issues. First of all, let’s talk about the butt. Is Spider-Woman wearing body paint? Because that’s the only explanation for her butt looking the way it does. For the record, it would be dumb if her costume was body paint.

Secondly, that pose. Manara has drawn erotic comics, but those poses should be left behind when it comes to portraying mainstream superheroes. I’m so disappointed in Marvel for not sending this one back to the drawing board.

(CBR via io9)

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What you’re looking at is a sneak-peak of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man’s Scott Lang. He looks a little worse for wear and he’s not a superhero yet, but this picture is enough to get me stoked for the upcoming film. The image was picked up by USA Today, and as you can tell by the background, the film is being shot in San Francisco.

(USA Today via /Film / Photo by Zade Rosenthal/Marvel)

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If you don’t have Disney Channel, then you’re going to want to get it fast so you can watch Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion when it airs on the channel worldwide on October 3rd. This one-hour movie is the prelude to the new Star Wars Rebels series which will be airing on Disney XD beginning on Monday, October 13th. From StarWars.com:

Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of its people. The motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost — cowboy Jedi Kanan, ace pilot Hera, street-smart teenager Ezra, the “muscle” Zeb, warrior firebrand Sabine, and cantankerous old astromech droid Chopper — is among a select few who are brave enough to stand against the Empire. Together, they will face threatening new villains, encounter colorful adversaries, embark on thrilling adventures, and become heroes with the power to ignite a rebellion.

The series was created by Dave Filoni who was also behind Star Wars: The Clone Wars, along with Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes), and Carrie Beck. The voice cast includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus, and Jason Isaacs as the Inquisitor.

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We’ve got deals today on everything from Apple headphones to cult movies to superhero aprons. We even have those hilarious DIY Google Glass alternatives.

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