Friday, June 10, 2016

Meanwhile in 1966 ... Steve McQueen in "Nevada Smith"

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Music new releases June 10, 2016: Paul McCartney, Beach Boys, Garbage, more

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Pop Culture Roundup: Barbie meets Star Trek; Will Eisner; Tarzan, more

A special collection of "Star Trek" Barbie dolls is being released in celebration of the TV series' 50th anniversary.


Speaking of "Star Trek": How the show's optimism was inspired by Robert Heinlein's more pessimistic take on our future.


Check out these hunting safety posters Will Eisner created in the 1950s.


See a cover gallergy of Marvel Comics annuals from summer 1976.


Via Booksteve: The Great Tarzan Reunion on 1975.


More Tarzan: A mosaic of the character, based on artwork by Thomas Yeates, was recently unveiled at the Tarzana Community and Cultural Center in California with various members of creator Edgar Rice Burroughs' family in attendance. Tarzana takes its name from Burroughs' creation.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Meanwhile in 1966 ... Charlton Heston and Laurence Olivier in "Khartoum"

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Teaser for "Stranger Things" - Netflix's 1980s Spielbergian sci-fi/horror series

A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80's, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Cara Buono, Charlie Heaton, and Matthew Modine.

Vintage Davy Crockett movie posters

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

See Canada's "Star Trek" postage stamps

Canada Post is celebrating the 50th anniversary of "Star Trek" with a lineup of stamps and other collectibles. You can order them here.

Vintage film noir movie posters

Hot Wheels rolls out Beatles-themed "Yellow Submarine" cars

A cross post from The Glass Onion Beatles Journal:

In honor of the 5oth anniversary of the song "Yellow Submarine" from the Beatles' Revolver LP, Hot Wheels has rolled out a series of vehicles inspired by the animated film of the same name, which came out a couple years later, in 1968.

The cars will be available in the Beatles Shop at the Hotel Mirage starting tomorrow and  in U.S. Walmart stores starting June 15.

Here's a look:

New Comics June 8, 2016: Supergirl Silver Age Omnibus; Batman: Shadow of the Bat; Hulk Epic Collection, more

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Meanwhile in 1966 ... "Fireball 500"

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Price drop on "Wally Wood: Jungle Adventures"

The price for the forthcoming Wally Wood: Jungle Adventures collection has dropped to $28.87, from $39.95 list, on Amazon.

Before Marvel's Wolverine, before DC Comics' Animal Man, Hall of Fame comics creator Wallace (Wally) Wood created Animan! After years of evolution, shortly after leaving Marvel's Daredevil (where he added significantly to that character's creative development), to launch his creation, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents; Wood unveiled his Animan masterpiece in early issues of his ground-breaking self-published magazine, Witzend. Vanguard continues their Wood Classics series, following Wally Wood Strange World, Wally Wood Eerie Crime & Horror and Wally Wood Torrid Romance, with nearly 200 pages of Wood jungle comics spanning from the Golden Age through the 1960s including Animan, Jim King, Sabu, and much more. This book is authorized by the Wallace Wood Estate, owners of the registered trademark, WALLY WOOD.

New Video Releases: Zootopia; Hail, Caesar!; Vinyl: Complete First Season, more

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