Link roundup

1. This weekend’s writing project at io9 is based on art I posted a few days ago.

2. “It is unfortunate that patent law can be manipulated to give one company a monopoly over rectangles with rounded corners.” Via.

3. The custom helmets from the As You Wish project are now up for bid at eBay. (The Giger helmet is already over $1k.)

4. Today’s Kindle Daily deal (which I just bought to read with my boys) are the Choose Your Own Adventure-style books The Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure Novel: You Decide How to Survive! Amazon, Everest, and Mars.

5.  That great Lego Spider-Man I posted a few days ago is now up for vote to be turned into an official set.

6.  You can download a whole bunch of Image comics free at Comixology, including the outstanding Saga.  Via.