Friday, October 16, 2015

Pop Culture Roundup: View-Master; Hembeck; Asterix

Via Calvin's Canadian Cave of Cool: 3-D View-Master slides adapting Jules Verne's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."


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Via The Untold Story: A great 1980s Fred Hembeck Marvel Comics house ad.

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The latest Asterix story draws inspiration from the Wikileaks scandal and even features a character inspired by Wikileaks founder, the embattled Julian Asange.
After their last escapade in Scotland, the boisterous Gauls will be back in their homeland in "Asterix and the Missing Scroll", fighting alongside a reporter inspired by the real-life WikiLeaks founder to counter a propaganda war launched by their Roman foes.
...  "Julian Assange was a model for this character," said writer Jean-Yves Ferri, adding "Confoundtheirpolitix" was almost called "Wikilix", in reference to the website known for revealing top secret documents.

New Music Friday: Guardians of the Galaxy; John Renbourn; Joe Bussard

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Cool! "Mad Monster Party" movie poster

A new limited edition print from Mondo pays tribute to 1967 stop-motion film. The posters will be available at a random time tomorrow: Oct. 15. The price is $40. Your best bet is to follow Mondo's Twitter feed for an announcement.

Vintage Pic: Vincent Price


New Comics Day: Darwyn Cooke; Richard Corben's Rat God; Convergence; Green Lantern Celebration; Damage Control; Defenders, more

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