Glen WeldonGlen 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.
Comics writer Dwayne McDuffie, seen here earlier this month, died Tuesday at 49.
An enthusiast reads an Archie comic at Oxford Book Shop in Calcutta, India, Monday, May 7, 2007. Do you see, up in the corner? The upper right corner of the cover? See that tiny thing you can barely make out? That's the Comics Code Seal Of Approval.
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You Can Run, But You Can't Hide: After his father's death, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen, right) teams up with Kato (Jay Chou) to take down criminals. Their first archvillain: Benjamin Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz, not pictured) and his mob syndicate.
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