comic book http://wamc.org en Pop Culture Abounds At Albany Comic Con http://wamc.org/post/pop-culture-abounds-albany-comic-con <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On Sunday, November 10, comic book and pop culture fans from around the region will gather at Albany Comic Con, now in its 6<sup>th</sup> year. WAMC’s Jessica Bloustein Marshall recently spoke with the man behind the con, show-runner John Belskis, who also owns <a href="http://www.excellentadventurescomics.com/">Excellent Adventures Comics</a>&nbsp;in Ballston Spa.&nbsp;</p><p>For more information and tickets to Albany Comic Con, visit its <a href="http://www.albanycomicbookshow.com/">website</a>.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Jessica Bloustein Marshall 77271 at http://wamc.org Pop Culture Abounds At Albany Comic Con "Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero" by Larry Tye http://wamc.org/post/superman-high-flying-history-americas-most-enduring-hero-larry-tye <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America’s most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of <em>Satchel</em>, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made him the icon he is today.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The book is entitled </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400068665/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1400068665&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1400068665" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 66907 at http://wamc.org "Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero" by Larry Tye Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross at The Norman Rockwell Museum http://wamc.org/post/heroes-villains-comic-book-art-alex-ross-norman-rockwell-museum <p>This Saturday a super new exhibition will open at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. <a href="http://www.nrm.org/alexross/"><em>Heroes &amp; Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross</em></a> will be on view at the Museum through February 24th of next year.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:59:28 +0000 Joe Donahue 51423 at http://wamc.org Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross at The Norman Rockwell Museum