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 Archivist Bill Blackbeard, 1926-2011
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A scene from Mister Wonderful by Daniel Clowes, in which Marshall, the hero of the story, wonders how he could possibly be on a date with such a beautiful woman. Mister Wonderful was previously serialized in the New York Times Magazine.
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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