Video preview: "The Collected Topi"

Volume one, "The Enchanted World," is out Feb. 5. You can order it now from Amazon.


Presenting the first in a seven-volume library of works by master illustrator Sergio Toppi. This first volume collects eleven short fantasy tales previously collected as Black & Tans, Krull, and A Minor God.

Video: Former "Doctor Who" Tom Baker answers fan questions

New Music Friday: Big Star; The Beat; Buzzcocks; Eric Dolphy; The Ides of March; Ringo Starr

Our picks. Click the links to order discounted items from Amazon.

Pop Culture Roundup: The Phantom; Doctor Who; Jazz '59; George Perez retires; Jimi Hendrix and Moebius

Item! Phantom Big Little Books!

Item! Former "Doctor Who" David Tennant has a new podcast, and one of his first guests is the new "Doctor Who," Jodie Whitaker.

Item! A new photo blog celebrates 1959, one of the greatest years in modern jazz.

Item! The great comics artist George Perez, known for his detail-, character-packed work on Teen Titans, Justice League of America, The Avengers and more, has announced he's retiring (mostly) from the field. I'm surprised he didn't retire after drawing this picture:

Item! Speaking of comics' greats, here's some Jimi Hendrix art by Moebius.