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.
American author James Alan McPherson, photographed in 1984.
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Idris Elba arrives at the world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" at the Embarcadero Marina Park South on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in San Diego. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)