Dec 9, 2013 — NPR comics blogger and pop-culture podcaster Glen Weldon has a few words for director Zack Snyder about the casting news that's gotten him in such hot water.
Oct 15, 2013 — When you see a valuable comic locked up in a safe, it's fair to wonder whether it's really intended for people other than ardent fans to enjoy, or even to know about. But a new documentary airing on PBS uses superheroes to tell a larger tale of American popular entertainment.
Jul 24, 2013 — Glen Weldon gets the stink eye from a legend of the comics industry, enjoys hijinks onstage, and has to pee in the middle of the ceremony.
May 30, 2013 — Glen Weldon gives close attention to a story from what he calls "Superman: The Crazypants Years."
May 28, 2013 — Dissatisfied with the scope and costs of the biggest fan convention in the country, one fan started a new gathering of her own, and she quickly brought some big names in to help out.
May 6, 2013 — The latest Iron Man installment continues an argument begun in last summer's The Avengers about two very different kinds of American exceptionalism.
May 1, 2013 — Our comics blogger rounds up a long list of comics you may be able to find for free this weekend at your local comics shop and tells you which ones might work best for you.
Apr 15, 2013 — A new documentary examines the history of women warriors and asks why we haven't had our Wonder Woman movie yet.
Apr 11, 2013 — Cartoonist Lucy Knisley's culinary memoir/graphic novel Relish: My Life in the Kitchen is the work of a food enthusiast, not a food snob; she shares her love of delicious meals with an easy charm that'll send you into the kitchen.
Apr 10, 2013 — Our comics blogger examines the controversy surrounding the decision not to release an issue of the popular SAGA series for Apple devices.