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Fri, December 9th, 2011
- "Star Wars Art: Comics"
Jorge Khoury spoke with some of the artists involved in the recently released "Star Wars Art: Comics," with Frank Quitely, Ryan Sook, Arthur Adams, Paul Pope and David Mandel explaining what "Star Wars" means to them.
Tue, November 29th, 2011
- "Optic Nerve" 2011: An Interview with Adrian Tomine
In this month's Pop! Jorge sits down with cartoonist Adrian Tomine to discuss the latest issue of his long-running anthology series and pushing himself as an artist and storyteller.
Tue, October 4th, 2011
- Frazer Irving: The Future of Comic Book Art
Guest-writer Eric Nolen-Weathington looks at the career thus far of Frazer Irving, dissecting the distinctive artist's style and process, form his days working on "Judge Death" to his recent gig on "Xombi."
Fri, September 16th, 2011
- Time Machine
In the column's tradition of doing something different every time, for the 50th Pop! George did something he's never done before - working at a comic book store!
Thu, September 1st, 2011
- Roy Thomas: The Marvel Game-Changer
"Star Wars" and "X-Men" each possess a seemingly exponential fan base, and this week George looks back at a man who once steered both ships in comic form, writer Roy Thomas.
Wed, June 8th, 2011
- The Professional: The Artwork of Ron Garney
George examines superstar artist Ron Garney's career path from re-discovering the medium with "Secret Wars" to working on titles like "Captain America" with Mark Waid and "Wolverine" with Jason Aaron.
Fri, March 4th, 2011
- 2011 TOY FAIR SHOWCASE
George spent some time at the recently concluded American International Toy Fair and came away with some childhood toy memories rekindled while looking forward to creating new ones in the months ahead.
Thu, February 10th, 2011
- MIKE PAROBECK: REVISITED
In this POP!, George Khoury looks back over the career and untimely passing of artist Mike Parobeck, with stories from family and friends and never before seen art from Parobeck's short but influential career.
Tue, January 4th, 2011
- An interview with Chip Kidd
Chip Kidd and his new "Shazam" book are the focus of this week's Pop!, with the writer/designer discussing the origins of the tome, the relevance of Captain Marvel and the likelihood of a Max Fleischer Superman album.
Fri, December 17th, 2010
- THE EVERLASTING HELLO KITTY!
This week's POP! is a celebration and a look into the history of one of the world's most enduring pop icons of the last century, Sanrio's ever-popular ambassador of cute, Hello Kitty!
Wed, December 1st, 2010
- "STAR WARS ART: VISIONS"
In the latest POP!, George and Lucasfilm's J.W. Rinzler discussed the newly released "Star Wars Art: Visions" which features the Star Wars universe as seen through the eyes of many comic book, pop and other artists.
Wed, November 24th, 2010
- THE JSA/KINGDOM COME SAGA
Pop! returns with the second half of George Khoury and Alex Ross' discussion of "Kingdom Come," closing out the topic by looking at the artist's return to the original concepts with the JSA "Kingdom" arc.
Tue, November 9th, 2010
- Land of Lost Tales -
Dave Stevens' Superman and Rocketeer Miniseries
In today's POP!, George looks at a project that never was but still could be in the late, great Dave Stevens' proposed Rocketeer/Superman crossover.
Tue, October 26th, 2010
Legendary Hollywood writer/producer Stephen J. Cannell passed away last month and George Khoury remembers him by presenting an interview about one of his most beloved creations, "The Greatest American Hero."
Sat, September 25th, 2010
- Ryan Reynolds is "Buried"
Superheroics may in his future, but Ryan Reynolds first gets "Buried" this weekend in "Buried" which finds him spending the entire film in a coffin. George Khoury explains why this is the actor's greatest role to date.
Fri, September 24th, 2010
- A Look at "Kingdom Come"
George Khoury examines the impact of Alex Ross and Mark Waid's "Kingdom Come" limited series on the mid-'90s comic industry, the story's genesis and Ross' original intent.
Tue, July 20th, 2010
POP! returns with a special column dedicated to a-ha's seminal "Take On Me" video, with director Steve Barron reminiscing over the influential music staple's origins, the techniques behind it's creation and more.
Thu, April 30th, 2009
With "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" opening this weekend, Chris Claremont and Mike Collins join George for a look back at Remy LeBeau, the Cajun mutant better known as Gambit.
Sun, April 26th, 2009
George talks at length with Spanish comics creator Miguelanxo Prado, best known to American audiences for his work with Neil Gaiman in "Sandman: Endless Nights" and his design work on the "Men In Black" animated series.
Wed, March 18th, 2009
Guest-writing this latest edition of POP! is veteran comics artist Tom McWeeney, who makes a case for why Herb Trimpe is the definitive Hulk artist, with a close examination of the illustrator's work on Marvel's Green Goliath.
Sun, March 8th, 2009
In this installment of POP!, George speaks with the Uncanny Matt Fraction about his approach to writing the X-Men, how he feels about the characters and how one prepares to write what is arguably the most popular book in Marvel's history.
Sun, February 22nd, 2009
George Khoury takes a look at comics journalism of the past, the magazines he grew up with that informed him about the comics and goings of the comics industry in the '80s and '90s.
Sun, January 11th, 2009
Over the course of being a long time comics reader, you'll encounter stories that will never leave you. George tells you about one such story by Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean in "Hellblazer" #27 and speaks briefly with Gaiman about the story.
Sun, December 7th, 2008
- - The Comic Book Stores of New York City
George Khoury spends an afternoon in Manhattan visiting six of the many comic shops the city hosts and reports back on his journeys through the comic shops of New York City.
Sun, November 23rd, 2008
George talks with talented "Star Wars: Clone Wars" artist Katie Cook to talk TV, trading cards, toys, comics (including her Myspace Dark Horse Presents contribution "Tricks of the Trade" and the OGN "Oddly Normal"), the comics industry and Jedi Knights!
Sun, November 9th, 2008
- - The 'Nam
As we approach Veterans Day, George Khoury looks back on one of the great titles of the '80s, "The 'Nam," with original creators Doug Murray and Michael Golden who discuss the series beginnings, its success and ultimate failure after editorial changes.
Sun, November 2nd, 2008
- The Unforgettable Doctor Strangefate
George Khoury looks at one of the 12 books that came out of the Amalgam Comics line in the 1990s, "Doctor Strangefate," and reunites the original creative team of Ron Marz, José Luis Garcia-Lopez, and Kevin Nowlan!
Sun, October 26th, 2008
- - Talking with Director Alex Proyas
George Khoury speaks with director Alex Proyas about his favorite comic book movie, "The Crow," and how he almost didn't finish following the death of Brandon Lee, and the modern classic, "Dark City."
Sun, October 19th, 2008
- - The Lost Miracleman Story
As part of his regular series "Land of Lost Tales," George Khoury, the author of "Kimota! The Miracleman Companion," has uncovered a lost Miracleman comic and talks with the creator of said story.
Sun, October 12th, 2008
- -- Meet Dave Gibbons
With the release of the "Watchmen" feature film only five months away, George Khory presents a profile of comic creator Dave Gibbons, talking with him about his artistic & writing influences and breaking into the industry.
Sun, October 5th, 2008
- Behind The Music of "High Fidelity"
Need a break from comic book movies? This week, George Khoury's POP! takes a look at "High Fidelity" in an interview with John Cusack, D.V. DeVincentis and Steve Pink, talking about the 2000 release.
Sun, September 28th, 2008
- Comic Book Squirrel Monkeys
Long time comic readers might remember ads in the pages of '60s/'70s comics selling live Squirrel Monkeys for only $25! George has the story of one fan who bought one, which resulted in an ER visit and 28 stitches.
Sun, September 7th, 2008
- - I Was A Marvel Intern Zombie
George recounts the time he spent at Marvel as an intern. It was the mid '90s, Mark Waid was writing "Captain America," when suddenly Jim Lee and Rob Liefeld jumped into the fray! Plus, "Marvelcution!"
Sun, August 17th, 2008
George Khoury's POP! returns! George takes a look at the film adaptation of the classic comic strip "Flash Gordon," by talking with the cast and film makers including Sam Jones, Timothy Dalton, Brian May of Queen and more.
Sun, June 1st, 2008
- - The Summer Reading List
School's out, which means you have time for more reading, right? George polled luminaries from the comics field to learn what's on their summer reading lists including Gaiman, Loeb, Moore, Ross, Tomine and many more.
Sun, May 11th, 2008
With "Speed Racer" in theaters this weekend, George Khoury takes a look at the exciting life of Speed Racer's creator and his greatest creation - the story of Tatsuo Yoshida and "Gatchaman!"
Sun, May 4th, 2008
George Khoury's Land of Lost Stories presents the story behind the unfinished "Punisher: Rules of the Game" graphic novel by Gregory Wright and Jim Lee in this week's edition of POP!
Sun, April 27th, 2008
- -- Return To "Beanworld!"
The Road to "Beanworld" begins here, as George Khoury interviews creator Larry Marder who shares an exclusive new strip. What is "Beanworld" and where is it all headed? Read this week's edition of POP! to find out.
Mon, April 21st, 2008
- -- The Lost "Gen13/Batman" Story
George Khoury offers up another "Land of the Los," tale, a look at comic projects that never happened. This week, he presents a conversation with J. Scott Campbell about the never realized "Gen13/Batman" cross-over.
Sun, April 13th, 2008
In the latest edition of POP!, George Khoury takes a look at the heart of Generation X's greatest mythology, "Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope," it's contributions to pop culture, film making and so much more.