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Friday, September 17, 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021
ITEM! Krysten Ritter and Elizabeth Olsen will appear in a new true crime series coming from HBO Max.
ITEM! A sonic Easter egg is hidden in Billie Eilish's James Bond tune, "A Time to Die."
ITEM! The Comics Journal reviews what sounds like an intriguing new book about Marvel Comics artist and Spider-Man/Doctor Strange co-creator Steve Ditko.
ITEM! A look at what DC Comics did with Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth after creator Jack Kirby left the title.
ITEM! Elvis Costello has a new audio book out.
Details from the BBC:
Galaxy 4 (alternatively spelled Galaxy Four) is the mostly-missing first serial of the third season of Doctor Who, which originally aired in four weekly episodes from 11th September to 2nd October 1965.
Audio-only recordings of all four episodes have survived from this classic story, and have been used to create a brand new, fully animated story, filling the gaps alongside the original surviving Episode 3 and over five minutes of original footage from the otherwise lost Episode 4.
This two disc release gives fans the opportunity to enjoy the four new animated episodes of Galaxy Four in either color or black and white. The release will also include:
- Remastered surviving original of Episode 3
- Remastered surviving clip from Episode 1
- Telesnap reconstructions of Episodes 1, 2 and 4.
- Audio commentaries
- A Making Of documentary
- A Finding Galaxy 4 documentary
- Photo gallery
- Production subtitles
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
ITEM! Disney plans an update of "Flight of the Navigator."
ITEM! Hot Toys has added a "Marvel What If..."-style Captain Carter action figure to its lineup.
Our picks - Looks like a DC week. Click the links to order from Amazon.
- James Tynion IV and Tradd Moore explore the world of Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins.
- Featuring the return of J.H. Williams III to DC for a trip through the Dark Knight's history.
- Paul Dini and Andy Kubert pit Batman against an infestation of ninja Man-Bats in the Batcave.
- G. Willow Wilson and Greg Smallwood portray Batman in his strangest standoff ever with Killer Croc.
- Tom King and Mitch Gerads tell a tale of Batman administering a form of last rites to a dying priest. Or is it the other way around?
- Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko find the Dark Knight facing certain death, with The Joker as his last lifeline.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pop Culture Roundup: Batgirl on HBO, Waller-Grace as Indiana Jones, the Peanut People of Pluto, and more!
ITEM! Todd Rundgren won't be attending his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which he says is a "sham."
ITEM! Check out "The Peanut People of Pluto," a fun sci-fi audio adventure from ZBS Media's 1970s "Stars and Stuffs" anthology program, now streaming for free here.
ITEM! John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon says he's in bad financial shape after losing a legal battle with his fellow surviving Sex Pistols.
ITEM! Phoebe Waller-Bride is the new Indiana Jones?
ITEM! Actress Leslie Grace talks about being cast as Batgirl for a new HBO Max film.
ITEM! The delightful Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez comedy series "Only Murders in the Building" has secured a second season.
ITEM! Sad news: Former SNL cast member, comedian Norm MacDonald has died at age 61.