Pop Culture Roundup: Defenders of the Earth, Agatha Christie, George Pérez

Dan DiDio is writing an 8-issue Defenders of the Earth series for Mad Cave Studios. This group of Defenders include King Features Syndicate characters Flash Gordon, the Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, Lothar and more.

ITEM! Daniel Craig is sporting a new look for the next "Knives Out" mystery.

ITEM! Helena Bonham Carter and Martin Freeman will star in a Netflix adaptation of Agatha Christie's "The Seven Dials Mystery."

ITEM! The late comic book artist George Pérez has been honored in the National Portrait Gallery.