Glen Weldon appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
The selection of graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang as the latest National Ambassador for Young People's Literature signals an important shift in the effort to reunite kids and comics.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Glen Weldon and Katie Presley discuss the new film, which is based on a series of interviews between David Lipsky and the late writer David Foster Wallace.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek discuss the latest attempt to turn the Marvel Comics super-team into a blockbuster film franchise.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Proust's famous novel Swann's Way is out in the form of — wait for it — a graphic novel. Glen Weldon explains how much of it is substance and how much is gimmick.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Contributors Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek break down the latest in the many-tentacled franchise that continues to employ its indispensable central action hero.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A massive new anthology collects the impressive and varied work of the Montreal-based publisher Drawn And Quarterly, whose comics and graphic novels represent a deeply human kind of storytelling.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Glen Weldon and Audie Cornish sit down to chat about the new Netflix series Sense8.
Friday, June 05, 2015
The new book The League Of Regrettable Superheroes lovingly recounts the deeply goofy world of weird crusaders that popped up and, just as quickly, disappeared.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek discuss Mad Max: Fury Road, director George Miller's cinematic return to a post-apocalyptic wasteland that boasts a weirdly thriving car culture.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Glen Weldon reviews the 50 comics available at participating comics shops for 2015's Free Comic Book Day, coming May 2 — what to pick up free, skip, and buy while you're in the shop.
Friday, February 20, 2015
NPR contributor Glen Weldon remembers writer, actor, producer, musician, and comedy podcast mainstay Harris Wittels, who died Thursday, just 30 years old.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Nerd-about-town Glen Weldon explains to a non-comics-reading guy exactly what is up with the impending death of Wolverine. (That's not a spoiler; the miniseries is actually called Death of Wolverine.)
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Stephen Collins' debut graphic novel depicts a bland, comfortable, conformist world turned upside down by one man's sudden growth of a bristly, twisty, unstoppably anarchic beard.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Our comics blogger, Glen Weldon, tees up all 57 of the offerings for this year's Free Comic Book Day and tells you which ones to try to lay your paws upon.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Isabel Greenberg's new Encyclopedia of Early Earth weaves a human love story into a quasi-Biblical creation tale, full of capricious gods, feckless shamans and more-or-less doomed lov...
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Glen Weldon talks to Comedy Bang Bang's Scott Aukerman, contemplates the rise of geek culture, and gets a Batmobile.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Glen Weldon gets the stink eye from a legend of the comics industry, enjoys hijinks onstage, and has to pee in the middle of the ceremony.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Glen Weldon encounters Batman and Superman, greets the public, and is late for dinner.
Friday, July 19, 2013
Glen Weldon talks about costumes, panels, and finding a book in the middle of nowhere.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Correspondent Glen Weldon orients himself in the convention center and fights every instinct he has by striking up conversations with strangers.