- Staff Picks
- September 23, 2021
Street Venom (Burger). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Benjy Stone writes for the brand-new media, television, and meets his childhood hero, the drunken Alan Swan. Can Benjy keep Swan sober long enough to entertain America?
The Quality Companion stockpiles an embarrassment of riches for the serious comics fan.
Matthew Moyer recommends Twomorrows’ last volume in the All Star Companion series to pop culture scholars of all stripes. It’s an essential element to any Golden Age history, when so many originals are still out of the reach of the casual fan.
Watching these black-and-white kinescopes of Dick Van Dyke’s early years on the Pat Boone Chevy Showroom program, Carl F Gauze found himself wishing he had an ottoman to trip over – and knock himself out cold.
Star film critic Dag Herefo… uh, Carl F Gauze sits through twelve TV skits starring Tim Conway that prove the Golden Age of TV had some dross.
Somewhere between comic fandom and pop culture research lives this exhaustive (but not exhausting) look at the first superhero club, the Justice Society of America. Matthew Moyer ponders the membership.