July 29, 2014 Also: Linda Gregerson has a new poem in The New Yorker; allegations of sexual harassment at the country's biggest comic book convention.
Fans dressed as stormtroopers from Star Wars attend this year's Comic-Con event in San Diego.
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July 28, 2014 Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami's new book; notable books coming out this week.
A lone, sad stormtrooper descends an escalator.
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July 27, 2013 Glen Weldon talks to Comedy Bang Bang's Scott Aukerman, contemplates the rise of geek culture, and gets a Batmobile.
The 2013 Eisner Awards conclude with Chip Kidd planting one on Neil Gaiman over the jealous protestations of Jonathan Ross.
July 24, 2013 Glen Weldon gets the stink eye from a legend of the comics industry, enjoys hijinks onstage, and has to pee in the middle of the ceremony.
A view of the Globe Theatre in London.
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July 18, 2013 Also: William Blake's cottage is up for sale; Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald is writing a book; Glen Weldon reports from Comic-Con.
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