Glen Weldon Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.

Glen Weldon

Panelist, Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcast

Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.

Over the course of his career, he has spent time as a theater critic, a science writer, an oral historian, a writing teacher, a bookstore clerk, a PR flack, a seriously terrible marine biologist and a slightly better-than-average competitive swimmer.

Weldon is the author of Superman: The Unauthorized Biography, a cultural history of the iconic character. His fiction and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Atlantic, Slate, Story, McSweeney's, The Dallas Morning News, Washington City Paper and many other publications. He is the recipient of an NEA Arts Journalism Fellowship, a Ragdale Writing Fellowship and a PEW Fellowship in the Arts for Fiction.

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"Take me to my agent, boy!": Crystal (played by Isabelle Cornish) and Lockjaw the teleporting bulldog (played by A Bunch of Pixels) in Marvel's Inhumans. Marvel Television/ABC hide caption

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Comic Book Legend Len Wein Dies At 69

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Blood, Sweat, and Pixels chronicles the development process of ten video games, including Halo Wars, Shovel Knight, Destiny and Uncharted 4. Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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Quoth the Three-Eyed Raven, "Nevermind": In Game of Throne's Season 7 finale, "The Dragon and the Wolf," Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) doesn't flake. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Finale: 'We've Been Here For Some Time'

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