comic book

Do you ever wish your favorite comic book or sci-fi characters could come to life?  This week we're talking action figures. Travel to the studio of Paul Harding, one of the industry’s most popular action figure designers, to learn more about the process that gives life to our favorite stories.

Our Batman, Ourselves

Mar 24, 2016

  With the highly anticipated release of the film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice which is hitting theaters nationwide, NPR Pop Culture Correspendent and author of Superman: The Unauthorized Biography Glen Weldon gives us the backstory of the infamous Dark Knight in his new book, The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture.

  On Sunday, November 10, comic book and pop culture fans from around the region will gather at Albany Comic Con, now in its 6th year. WAMC’s Jessica Bloustein Marshall recently spoke with the man behind the con, show-runner John Belskis, who also owns Excellent Adventures Comics in Ballston Spa. 

For more information and tickets to Albany Comic Con, visit its website

    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 Satchel, 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.

The book is entitled Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero.

This Saturday a super new exhibition will open at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross will be on view at the Museum through February 24th of next year.