Pop Culture Roundup: Bone! Spidey's Rockomic! More!

Cartoonist Jeff Smith plans a new collection of Bone stories.

ITEM! Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie has died at age 79.

ITEM! Veteran comics writer Peter David is ailing following a series of strokes.

ITEM! Remembering "Spider-man: A Rockomic," 50 years later.

ITEM! Mackenzie Crook, star/creator, of the delightful "Detectorists" talks about reuniting the cast and the loss of Diana Rigg. 

Pop Artifacts: Batman and Robin Walkie Talkies

New Comics Collected Editions: Superman Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 7! Best Marvel Stories by Stan Lee Omnibus!

Our picks this week. Click the links to order from Amazon.

As the 1950s began, the Man of Tomorrow was faced with new dangers big and small! In these stories that are reprinted here for the first time, Lex Luthor invents a device that banishes Superman to the fourth dimension, while Mr. Mxyztplk makes the entire city of Metropolis forget that their hero ever existed. Plus, Superman becomes a super-cowboy and meets a mighty caveman who was frozen in an iceberg.
    This new hardcover collects the Metropolis Wonder's tales from Action Comics #125-143, Superman #55-65, and World's Finest Comics #37-47.

Face Front, True Believers, and treasure this celebration of the incredible career of Stan Lee! More than 70 years of stories featuring dozens of Lee’s beloved co-creations — including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, Daredevil and Nick Fury — all in his signature, senses-shattering style! These astonishing tales of suspense, horror, fantasy, romance, comedy, cowboys, super heroics and more prove beyond doubt that Stan is “The Man!”
    COLLECTING: Incredible Hulk (1962) 1; Avengers (1963) 1, 15-16; X-Men (1963) 4-5; Sgt. Fury (1963) 8; Fantastic Four Annual (1963) 2-3; Patsy Walker (1945) 119; Daredevil (1964) 7, 47; Captain America (1968) 109; Thor (1966) 179-181; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) 96-98; Marvel Premiere (1972) 3; Savage She-Hulk (1980) 1; Silver Surfer (1988) 1-2; material from Captain America Comics (1941) 3, 16; Mystic Comics (1940) 6; Suspense (1949) 29; Black Knight (1955) 1; Millie the Model (1945) 100; Life With Millie (1960) 10; Amazing Adult Fantasy (1961) 9, 11; Amazing Fantasy (1962) 15; Tales to Astonish (1959) 35; Fantastic Four (1961) 11; Tales of Suspense (1959) 39; Rawhide Kid (1955) 33; Strange Tales (1951) 135; Thor (1966) 146-152; Silver Surfer (1968) 3, 5; Our Love Story (1969) 5; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) 365; Spectacular Spider-Man Super Special (1995) 1; Amazing Spider-Man (1999) 634-645; Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration (2014) 1; Amazing Spider-Man newspaper strip


Watch David Bowie Perform 'The Jean Genie'

Pop Culture Roundup: Martin and Martin! Haunted Mansion Tokyo! Corto Maltese! More!

Steve Martin and Martin Short will co-host the Dec. 10 episode of "Saturday Night Live."

ITEM! Disneyland Tokyo is giving its Haunted Mansion an anime makeover.

ITEM! Frank Miller is involved in plans for a live-action TV series based on Hugo Pratt's beloved "Corto Maltese" graphic novels. Does no one remember what he did to "The Spirit"?

ITEM! Steve Ditko's personal copies of the early Spider-Man comics he drew are up for auction.

ITEM! A sequel series to "That 70s Show" will pick things up 20 years later.

Pop Artifact: James Bond 007 Shooting Attache Case

Watch the Raspberries Perform 'I Wanna Be With You'

Pop Pic: Louise Brooks


Hot Trax '72: Raspberries! John Denver! Dawn! More!

New songs on the charts 50 years ago this week.

Raspberries - I Wanna Be With You

John Denver - Rocky Mountain High

Mac Davis - Everybody Loves a Love Song

Carole King - Been to Canaan

Rick Springfield - What Would the Children Think

David Bowie - The Jean Genie

Foghat - I Just Want to Make Love to You

Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando - You're a Lady