New horror-themed action figures from Super 7: Nosferatu, Hitchcock and more

Some fun stuff. Check Amazon for availability.

New Music Friday April 27, 2018: Willie Nelson; Janelle Monae; Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco; Shirley Ellis; Molly Drake

This week's new music releases of note. Click the links to order CDs,vinyl or downloads from Amazon.

Willie Nelson - Last Man Standing

Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco - You're Driving Me Crazy

Three, Six, Nine: The Best of Shirley Ellis

Molly Drake - The Tide's Magnificence 
(Collected recordings by Nick Drake's mother)

Pop Culture Roundup: Thanks; 1970s Kenner Toys; DC Comics 60s toons; Ditko and Wood; early Superman

Diversions of the Groovy Kind shares some original Thanos art by his creator, Jim Starlin.


From and everything else... the 1973 Kenner Fun Catalog.

Rip Jagger has a series of posts looking at the DC Comics cartoon series of the 1960s.


Marvel Mysteries spotlights the art team of Steve Ditko and Wally Wood.


Shroud of Thoughts considers the Superman phenomenon of the late Thirties and early Forties.