Celebrate Jack “The King” Kirby’s 99th Birthday By Reading Comics in Public
  Yesterday August 28th would have been Jack “The King” Kirby’s 99th and what better way to celebrate that than reading comic books in public. Kirby loved comics and he would have loved Reading Comics in Public Day Kirby really changed the way comic artwork was done. I could... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 1/20/16
Devolution #1 Dynamite Writer Rick Remender, Artist Jonathan Wayshak, Colorist Jordan Boyd, Letterer Rus Wooton Dynamite rarely does original comics so when they do I try to check them out to see what made them decide to go outside their licensed comfort zone. Remender while a popular writer has... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 11/25/15
frHopefully everyone had a good Thanksgiving holiday and today kicks off the Christmas shopping season with Black Friday. Make sure you stop by your local comic shop and most are offering special deals all weekend long. This was a big week for new books so let’s get going. Dark... Read more
Jack Kirby Artwork Exhibit At CSUN
Over the weekend I finally got the chance to head up to California State University of Northridge that is currently holding an exhibit of Jack Kirby original artwork. The show is titled Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby. Here is a description of the exhibit from... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 5/6/15
With DC Comic Convergence first moth coming to a close I’m back to regular reviews. While I will still review some of the Convergence titles but just the ones that I thought were the better ones of the bunch. Wonder Woman ’77 Special #1 DC Comics Writer Marc Andreyko,... Read more
WonderCon 2015 IDW Artist Edition Panel
  This is the 3rd year that Scott Dunbier has hosted the IDW Artist Editions panel at WonderCon. IDW President Gary Goldstein arrived later in the panel after Scott had announced the current and upcoming slate of titles. The one noticeable thing about the panel was the smaller attendance... Read more
2014 Holiday Geek Gift Guide: The Art Books
Every year we all run around like mad people trying to find the perfect gift for that someone special. If that special someone is a proud geek or nerd then sometimes it’s eve harder to find something for them. With these gift giving guides I will break ideas down... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 9/24/14
This was another brutal week with a flood of new books this week. DC is pumping out Futures End #1 and there are some that I review this week. So let’s get started. Adventurers of Superman #17 DC Comics Writers Jerry Ordway/Steve Niles/Kelly Sue DeConnick, Artists Steve Rude/Matthew Dow... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 8/6/14
Things are getting a little bit back to normal here at Pop Culture Maven. There are still a few SDCC stories to post over the next few weeks but we can not forget to do new comic book reviews for this week. SIP KIDS One-Shot Abstract Studio Story &... Read more
San Diego Comic Con An Alternative Panel Guide
There are so many panels going on at San Diego Comic Con that it’s sometimes hard to figure out which ones to go to. The one thing that I have learned over the years is that with a lot of the panels are filled sometimes one or two panels... Read more