Friday, April 27, 2018

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.


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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.


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


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