Friday, April 29, 2005

Pop Artifact! Tin space capsule toy

Actor, old-time radio voice, Mason Adams dies

Adams, 86, appeared as "Charlie Hume" on "Lou Grant" in the 1970s. Before that, his voice was commonly heard on advertisements and on radio. He was the voice on Smucker's Jelly commercials and voiced "The Atom Man," during several episodes of the "Superman" radio show.

More info from The Associated Press.

Drool Pt. 2

There are some nice Jack Kirby Fantastic Four pages available at Heritage too. "If I were a rich man, dooby, dooby, dooby, dooby, doo..."


Up for sale at Heritage Auctions, here's a detail from an original art page from Batman #13 by Jerry Robinson and George Roussos.

"Jaws" gets anniversary DVD

Just in time for summer beach-swimming season, Universal Artists announces a 30th anniversary edition of "Jaws."

Bonus features include:

  • "The Making of "Jaws," a two-hour documentary.
  • From The Set, an insider's look at life on the set of "Jaws," featuring a never-before-available interview with Steven Spielberg.
  • Deleted scenes.
  • Outtakes.
  • "Jaws" Archives," a peak at storyboards, production photos, and marketing materials, as well as a special segment on the "Jaws" phenomenon.

The set is out June 14. It's available for pre-order from Amazon now.