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Karl Kerschl ‘Robotech’ Variant Covers Set Revealed
The iconic ’80s sci-fi anime returns with a new comic series this July 26, from Titan. Check out a gallery of five stunning character spotlight covers (and some pages!) created by Kerschl (Gotham Academy, Isola) below. The comics are set on Macross island, penned by Brian Wood with art by Marco Turini and colorist Marco Lesko.

Watch This Animator Turn Adult Cartoons into your Favorite Kids Classics
Only Butch Hartman (Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom) could seamlessly meld our favorite mature auds toons and kid-friendly characters. Hashtag wholesome, y’all.

VIDEO: “MEOW!” Official Music Video from Cherie and Renno
The Tel Aviv-based musical duo teamed with depositphotos to create a distinctive first single vid, which has claims on “the music video with the most cats ever.” The surreal piece has been submitted to the Cannes Lions. (Video contains some adult language.)

The New ‘Blade Runner 2049′ Trailer Is Here and It’s Gorgeous
The second spot is just a whole lot of visual wow-factor. Giant hologram ladies, flying cars, the ethical questions of unbridled space-capitalism — check, check and check.

Deborah Mailman Stars in First Animation to Feature Indigenous Australians
The Offspring star has signed on to NITV’s groundbreaking Little J & Big Cuz, which airs on the network Friday evenings: “This is such a gorgeous little gem of a show and really exciting for all of us involved. I think in terms of its reach it’s got amazing potential.”