Tom Recommends: Young Justice (Animated Series)

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Animator Greg Wiseman has had a long string of animated series that have pleased fans but have always seemed to be cut short due to other factors.  He was forced off Disney’s Gargoyles and saw his Spectacular Spider-Man cut short due to the Spider-rights going to Disney.

Then there was Young Justice, an animated series set in the DC universe about a team of superhero sidekicks going on covert missions for the Justice League.

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Awesome Cosplay Of The Day: How To Train Your Dragon (Magic Wheelchair Edition)

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Say hello to Keaton. Keaton is a very special boy who unfortunately has Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Last year Keaton wanted to be a pirate for Halloween, and his dad Ryan wouldn’t stop until he was able to turn Keaton’s chair into a pirate ship. This small act of creativity ultimately landed him on the front page of the local paper.

Ryan followed up by making costumes for two of his other children who have Spinal Muscular Atrophy and he realized this was something he could do for kids in wheelchairs all over the country. Thus began Magic Wheelchairs, a non-profit organization. This year, Ryan and his wife Lana raised $25,000 through Kickstarter and will be able to provide costumes for eight lucky kids.

Curious? Check out their heartfelt Kickstarter video after the break:

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Awesome Cosplay Of The Day: Toothless (Warrior Edition)

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Thanks to our friends over at Fashionably Geek, we bring to you Gladzy Kei Art & Cosplay‘s Alpha Toothless.  Her love of How To Train Your Dragon 2 and inspiration from other cosplayers, led her to tackle this out of the box cosplay, which we think it pretty impressive. Want to see more Toothless? Check it out after the break:

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Time For Animated Films to Get Nominated For Best Production Design?

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The folks over at The Hollywood Reporter ponder whether Big Hero 6, Boxtrolls, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and The Lego Movie should be nominated for Best Production Design (which used to be named Best Art Direction).

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