Sirius XM to launch Monty Python station

This should help make up for their "comedy" station.

The channel will broadcast for ten days starting from this Friday, the day after the Pythons are set to gather at New York’s Ziegfeld Theater to mark their 40th anniversary receive a special award from The British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The channel will feature reminiscences from John Cleese and company, and, of course, sketches and songs.

New comics Oct. 14 complete shipping list

Items of interest this week. Click the links to order discounted items from Amazon.

Highlights:


BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL 8 Another inexpensive, color Golden Age reprint collection. Features stories from BATMAN #14-15, DETECTIVE COMICS #71-74 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #8-9.


UNCLE SCROOGE #384 Another of Boom! Studios new Disney titles and the one I'm most eager to see, as it's supposedly in the Barks/Rosa tradition of humorous adventure tales.


HOW OBELIX FELL INTO MAGIC POTION Not a "real" Asterix book, but one of those text with illustrations numbers done in the series' latter days. Still, if you're a fan...

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