Beyond Nerdvana: Sunday links

Books, Comics, Movies, Music, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science, Technology

Andrew Stanton reflects on John Carter’s stumbles. Los Angeles Times

Amazon will let you opt out of built-in ads on its new range of Kindle tablets — for a price. PC World

The Lord of the Rings is perfect inspiration for stained-glass windows. Well, yeah. io9

The Hero Initiative has honored John Romita Jr. and Joe Kubert. Comic Book Resources

Spotify is preparing a browser-based version of its streaming music platform. TechCrunch

Curiosity has changed its profile picture. Gizmodo

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