Friday, April 21, 2017

See a trailer for Hulu's new documentary on Batman co-creator Bill Finger

Premieres May 6.

Music New Releases April 21, 2017: Ray Davies; Supremes; Big Star; Robyn Hitchcock, more

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Robyn Hitchcock

Honeybeat: Groovy 60s Girl-Pop

Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live...And More

Diana Ross / Diana: The Original Chic Mix

Ella Fitzgerald: 100 Songs For A Centennial

The Supremes / Supremes A Go Go

Ray Davies / Americana

Pop Culture Roundup: Doctor Who; King Kong; King Kirby; Silver Surfer; Guardians of the Galaxy; Steve Ditko

How'd you like to have breakfast with Doctor Who? Times seven?
As part of Red Nose Day's 'Best Auction Ever', seven Time Lords – past and present – are gathering in one place for the best meal of the day and there are four empty spots up for grabs. 
The Doctors are: Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith, David Tennant, Paul McGann, Sylvester McCoy, Peter Davison and Colin Baker.

Calvin shares production art from the original "King Kong."


Read a review of "King Kirby," a play about Marvel Comics creator Jack Kirby.


Kid checks out the 1988 Silver Surfer graphic novel by Stan Lee and John Buscema.


Don't get up so fast: There will be five post-credit scenes in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."


Marvel Mysteries and Comics Minutiae takes a look at Steve Ditko's 1969-71 work for Charlton.


Via Diversions of the Groovy Kind: Vintage comic book letter column logos.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Coming up: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 sountrack "Awesome Mix Vol. 2"

Out April 28. Order from Amazon here.

  1. "Mr. Blue Sky" — Electric Light Orchestra
  2. "Fox on the Run" — Sweet
  3. "Lake Shore Drive" — Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah
  4. "The Chain" — Fleetwood Mac
  5. "Bring It on Home to Me" — Sam Cooke
  6. "Southern Nights" — Glen Campbell
  7. "My Sweet Lord" — George Harrison
  8. "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" — Looking Glass
  9. "Come a Little Bit Closer" — Jay and the Americans
  10. "Wham Bam Shang-a-Lang" — Silver
  11. "Surrender" — Cheap Trick
  12. "Father and Son" — Cat Stevens
  13. "Flash Light" — Parliament
  14. "Guardians Inferno" — The Sneepers feat. David Hasselhoff

Coming Up: Wonder Woman action figures from Mattel

Here's a look at some of the Wonder Woman figures coming out in conjunction with the new movie. You can pre-order figures from Amazon here.

Meanwhile ... 50 years ago!

See more comics covers from April 1967 here!

Vintage movie poster: Captain Sinbad

New Comics Collections April 18, 2017: Silver-Age Justice League; Spider-Man by Peter David

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Justice League of America: The Silver Age Vol. 3

Spider-Man: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man by Peter David - The Complete Collection