Friday, September 10, 2010

New pop culture books

Click the pics to order discounted books from Amazon:

The Mammoth Book of Best War Comics Archie: The Classic Newspaper Comics Volume 1 HC Adventures of Superboy The Batman Annuals, Vol. 2 (DC Comics Classics Library) Marvelman Classic - Volume 1 Thun'da, King of the Congo Archive James May's Toy Stories: The Airfix Handbook Bond Cars and Vehicles The "Beatles" Christmas Book: Everywhere it's Christmas The Essential Superman Encyclopedia When the Comics Went to War

Picture: The Green Hornet

Roy Krenkel cover art

Golden Age Comic Book Stories presents a nice display of Krenkel covers and illustration art for Edgar Rice Burroughs paperbacks.


Marvel Comics -- sort of -- resurrects the Micronauts

I loved the Micronauts comics series that Marvel published back in the 1970s, early 80s. The series was inspired by the Micronauts toy line, but also included a Bill Mantlo-created series of characters not based on toys. Now it looks as if the company is bringing back some of those characters. Check this out:


Trailer for Doctor Who live show

Yet another why living in Britain must be more fun:



Poster for Wally Wood art exhibit in Spain

Via Booksteve:


Thursday, September 09, 2010

Check out a fantastic new Jack Kirby website

I may be a tad late to the party, but if you haven't really heard about it, visit What if Kirby. It's a fabulous site, dedicated to high-quality scans or original art by the pioneering comics artist.

Jack White produces new album by Wanda Jackson

The Party Ain't Over, a collaboration between the rockabilly queen and White Stripes singer will be out Jan. 25.

Details from Pitchfork:

Jackson recorded the album with a backing band that includes White, White's wife Karen Elson, the Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler, Patti Smith's son/Meg White's husband Jackson Smith, and My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel. The tracklist consists of covers that White picked out, including a take on Amy Winehouse's "You Know I'm No Good" that Third Man has already released as a single.

Lost graphic novel by William S. Burroughs set for publication

"Ah Pook Is Here" by the legendary Beat-associated author has been published by Fantagraphics. Details:

Ah Pook Is Here first appeared in 1970 under the title The Unspeakable Mr. Hart as a monthly comic strip written by Burroughs and drawn by the British cartoonist and painter Malcolm McNeil in the English magazine Cyclops. When the publication folded, Burroughs and McNeill decided to develop the project into a full-length, Word/Image novel (the term ‘graphic novel’ had not yet been coined). Burroughs was 56 at the time, McNeill 23. 
The book was conceived as a single painting in which text and images were combined in whatever form seemed appropriate to the narrative. It was conceived as 120 continuous pages that would ‘fold out.’ Such a book was, at the time, unprecedented, and no publisher was willing to take a chance and publish a ‘graphic novel.’ Burroughs and McNeill finally abandoned the project after collaborating on it for 7 years.

Doctor Who sonic screwdriver Wii-mote

Apparently there are no current plans to release this stateside:

Picture: Adam West in Batmobile

The Beatles - Superman connection

Wogblog explores some interesting connections between the Fab Four and the Man of Steel.

Upcoming Marvel Comics collections

Newly listed on Amazon:

Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age Mystic Comics - Volume 1


Fantastic Four: Extended Family

Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor - Volume 2


Captain America: Scourge of the Underworld


Thing Classic - Volume 1

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Early pics from the Captain America movie

Via The Superficial: production shots show Cap on his vintage WWII motor bike. Presumably the stunt double in the pics will get a digital makeover in the final production.



Discounted new comics Sept. 8, 2010

Click the pics to order discounted items from Amazon:

DARK HORSE COMICS

JUL100023 1 FOR DOLLAR BUFFY THE SLAYER $1.00
JUL100024 1 FOR DOLLAR MAGNUS ROBOT FIGHTER $1.00
JUL100075 BILLY THE KID GHASTLY FIEND LONDON #1 ERIC POWELL CVR $3.99
JUL100076 BILLY THE KID GHASTLY FIEND LONDON #1 KYLE HOTZ CVR $3.99
JUL100070 BPRD HELL ON EARTH NEW WORLD #2 (OF 5) $3.50

Conan: Newspaper Strips Volume 1

MAY100028 CONAN NEWSPAPER STRIPS HC VOL 01 $23.09

 Creepy Archives Volume 7
FEB100059 CREEPY ARCHIVES HC VOL 07 $31.49

JUN100017 DOCTOR SOLAR MAN OF ATOM #2 $3.50
MAY100031 DR HORRIBLE TP $9.99
JUN100024 FEAR AGENT #29 OUT OF STEP (PT 2 OF 6) $3.50

Mighty Samson Archives Volume 1
APR100048 MIGHTY SAMSON ARCHIVES HC VOL 01 $49.99
APR100046 MOGWORLD MMPB $7.99

DC COMICS

JUL100164 ADVENTURE COMICS #518 $3.99
JUL100153 BATGIRL #14 $2.99
JUL108015 BATMAN #700 2ND PTG (NOTE PRICE) $4.99
JUL100138 BATMAN #703 $2.99
MAY100133 BATMAN AND ROBIN #14 $2.99
JUL100140 BATMAN ODYSSEY #3 (OF 13) $3.99
JUL108035 BIRDS OF PREY #3 2ND PTG (BRIGHTEST DAY) $2.99
JUL100177 BOOSTER GOLD #36 $2.99
JUL100170 DOC SAVAGE #6 $3.99
JUL100175 DOOM PATROL #14 $2.99
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JUL100152 RED ROBIN #16 $2.99

Red Robin: Collision
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Superman: New Krypton, Vol. 2
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IDW PUBLISHING

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X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 1
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JUN100388 ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS ADVENTURE HC $24.99

IMAGE COMICS

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OCT090430 SPAWN #199 $2.99
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Incredible Hercules: Assault on New Olympus
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Invincible Iron Man Vol. 5: Stark Resilient, Book 1
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JUL100551 NEW AVENGERS #4 $3.99

New Mutants, Vol. 2: Necrosha
JUL100698 NEW MUTANTS TP VOL 02 NECROSHA $11.46

JUL100518 ORSON SCOTT CARDS ENDER IN EXILE #4 (OF 5) $3.99

 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Graphic Novel)
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JUL100647 X-FORCE SEX AND VIOLENCE #3 (OF 3) $3.99
JUL100621 X-MEN #3 $3.99
JUL100649 X-MEN FOREVER 2 #7 $3.99

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