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.

"Love the dress." "Thanks. Yours too." "Oh, this old thing? I just threw it on." Varys (Conleth Hill) and Melisandre (Carice van Houten) in "The Queen's Justice." HBO hide caption

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Dane DeHaan stars as Major Valerian in Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Vikram Gounassegarin /STX Entertainment hide caption

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

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"I was really hoping for more of an open-plan kitchen.": Daenerys (Emilia Clarke), Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), Yara (Gemma Whelan) and Ellaria (Indira Varma) prepare to go House hunting in "Stormborn." Helen Sloane/HBO hide caption

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TV Networks Bring Back Game Shows 'Battle Of The Network Stars,' 'The Gong Show'

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Richard F. Outcault's goofy, nightshirt-wearing, smart-alecky tyke became the breakout star of the newspaper strip Hogan's Alley, which debuted in 1895. The New York Historical Society/Getty Images hide caption

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We've searched shelves, shops and sites across the universe to bring you some really great comics. Shannon Wright for NPR hide caption

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Copies of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, on sale in an Arlington, Virginia bookstore in 2000. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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On Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary, Listen To His NPR Debut

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