Pop links: LA Times covers Kirby! Shuster awards announced! Doctor Who animated series planned! Riverworld preview! Charlie Brown Christmas figures!

The Los Angeles Times examines the legacy of artist Jack Kirby and his family's efforts to gain control over some of his many comic book creations.


The winners of the 2009 Joe Shuster Awards, named after the co-creator or Superman, have been announced.


A new Doctor Who animated series will spin out of a new episode of "The Sarah Jane Adventures," itself a DW-spinoff.


Check out the first trailer for "Riverworld," an upcoming mini-series based on the Philip Jose Farmer books.


The woman who, as a girl, inspired fellow student Julian Lennon to draw a picture he called "Lucy in the Sky with Diamond," which in turn inspired his dad, John, to write a song of the same name, has died.

The St Thomas' Lupus Trust charity said O'Donnell had died aged 46 after losing a fight against the autoimmune disease lupus.

It said Julian and his mother Cynthia, Lennon's first wife, were "shocked and saddened by the loss of Lucy".

"It's so sad that she had finally lost the battle she fought so bravely for so long," the Trust's campaign director Angie Davidson said.


A great post about my favorite Disneyland ride.


These are fun: Charlie Brown Christmas play figures from Department 56, out next month.