This Week’s Pop Culture News
Netflix’s “Lost in Space” Is Getting a Second Season
A month after its debut, Netflix has announced that the Lost In Space reboot will get a second season.
“Superman” star, Margot Kidder Dies
Lois Lane passes away at 69 years of age.
“The Toys that Made Us” Returns to Netflix May 25
The second season of the show will highlight Star Trek, Transformers, LEGO and Hello Kitty.
Comics Legend Stan Lee Sues Company He Co-Founded
The man is 95 years old — he should be relaxing on a beach somewhere, not dealing with this mess.
Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film
This Planet of the Apes documentary’s crowdfunding campaign is in the final stretch.
Deadpool Takes Over Blu-ray and DVD Covers
Absolutely brilliant marketing — I’m tempted to buy the whole set!
“My Comic Shop History” Podcast
I really enjoyed this week’s interview with toy collector, Frank Rucco. Give it a listen!
Frank Frazetta Painting Sets Record At Chicago Comic Art Auction
Frank Frazetta’s Original Art titled Death Dealer – first published as the cover for Verotik’s 1996 Death Dealer #2 comic book – more than doubled the all-time auction record for any piece of comic art when it sold for $1.79 million.
X-men #102 Cover Art Sells at Heritage Auctions
Dave Cockrum’s original cover art for X-Men #102 — “If Colossus Should Fall — Who Shall Stop the Juggernaut?” — sells for $131,450 at Heritage Auctions.