Glen Weldon http://kasu.org en A Comic-Con Diary: The Final Day http://kasu.org/post/comic-con-diary-final-day <em>Monkey See contributor/longtime nerd Glen Weldon recently attended San Diego Comic-Con. He kept a diary during one of the largest media events in the world.</em><p><strong>Saturday, 7:08 a.m. PT:</strong> After several minutes of technical glitches, I am taping an interview with Rachel Martin of NPR's <em>Weekend Edition Sunday</em>. I can't consult the notes I've made to prep for our talk, as the demands of NPR-quality audio means I'm holding the hotel phone up to my right ear with one hand, and my cellphone up to my left ear with the other. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Glen Weldon 31955 at http://kasu.org A Comic-Con Diary: The Final Day Man Of Tomorrow: Superman, Orson Scott Card And Me http://kasu.org/post/man-tomorrow-superman-orson-scott-card-and-me-0 Let's make this perfectly clear at the outset: I don't work for NPR, and what I'm about to say doesn't represent NPR. I'm but a lowly freelancer they're dumb enough to publish a bunch, and what I say now I say as me, which is to say:<p>1. An inveterate Superman nerd, and<p>2. A gay dude.<p>DC Comics has hired Orson Scott Card to write the first two issues of a new digital-first Superman comic. Sun, 17 Feb 2013 18:33:00 +0000 Glen Weldon 24534 at http://kasu.org Man Of Tomorrow: Superman, Orson Scott Card And Me Man Of Tomorrow: Superman, Orson Scott Card And Me http://kasu.org/post/man-tomorrow-superman-orson-scott-card-and-me <em>Glen Weldon is a freelance writer and regular contributor to </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/">Monkey See</a><em>.</em><p>Let's make this perfectly clear at the outset: I don't work for NPR, and what I'm about to say doesn't represent NPR. I'm but a lowly freelancer they're dumb enough to publish a bunch, and what I say now I say as me, which is to say:<p>1. An inveterate Superman nerd, and<p>2. A gay dude.<p>DC Comics has hired Orson Scott Card to write the first two issues of a new digital-first Superman comic. Sun, 17 Feb 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Glen Weldon 24533 at http://kasu.org Graphic Novels That Flew Under The Radar In 2012 http://kasu.org/post/graphic-novels-flew-under-radar-2012 In 2012, several high-profile comics creators added landmark works to their already impressive legacies. With <a href="http://www.npr.org/books/titles/161892846/building-stories" target="_blank">Building Stories</a>, Chris Ware offered 14 volumes of comics, each with its own meticulous, anagrammatic take on despair, and stuffed them into a box. Mon, 24 Dec 2012 16:31:00 +0000 Glen Weldon 22292 at http://kasu.org Graphic Novels That Flew Under The Radar In 2012