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Friday Things: 05/18 - Freddie Mercury graphic novel bio, THE MARTIAN film, and why you shouldn't add oil to pasta water

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[Another week has come and gone... next week is Sports Day already at my school. This year is going by pretty quickly...!]

On Books and Comics:

"25 Movie Cameos by the Authors of the Original Books" at MentalFloss.

A novelization of The Dark Crystal is slated for release June 4th. Nerdist reports that this release will also incorporate over 20 pages of never-before-seen notes from Jim Henson.

(via GalleyCat) Bluewater Productions released a comic book biography of Freddie Mercury as a new entry in its Tribute series of graphic novels last month. See the full press release. Affiliate link: Buy it for Kindle.

Newly restored and reprinted Tarzan In the City of Gold comics are out now, and you can see a preview over at Comics Alliance.

I didn't know that Andy Weir's The Martian was being made into a film, but I'm happy to know that now. And it appears that the project may involve Ridley Scott and Matt Damon.

On Disney:

Cute nail design idea: Mickey ice cream bars.

The Disney Parks Blog shared its top 10 most healthful eats at the Disneyland Resort. Good to know! Now they just need to share a similar list for Walt Disney World Resort.

Other:

Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking some pointers from Sweden and implementing Vision Zero in an effort to eliminate (or at least reduce) traffic death in New York City.

Today I learned that we shouldn't add oil to pasta water.

Tutorial for making a Rainbow Jello Shot Cake. Yes!

[Have a great week!]