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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.

Sun, April 6th, 2008
This week, George has a rare interview with artist Frank Quitely, currently working on the masterful "All-Star Superman." Quitely talks candidly about his career, his art, and working with the mighty Grant Morrison.

Mon, March 31st, 2008
George sits down for a chat with Michael Ian Black, the writer of the upcoming "Run, Fatboy, Run," starring Simon Pegg ("Hot Fuzz," "Shaun of the Dead") and directed by David Schwimmer ("Friends").

Sun, March 23rd, 2008
George takes a look at the beginnings of "The New Mutants" at Marvel -- how they came about, that first graphic novel and artist Bob McLeod stops by to share some memories form those early days. Updated

Sun, March 16th, 2008
George offers up another "Land of Lost Stories" chapter, this time taking a look at a Silver Surfer epic that was to be lavishly painted by artist Ladrönn that sadly never saw publication.

Sun, March 9th, 2008
George takes a look at the work of Alex Ross, the power he brings to the medium, his passion for the art form and comics itself, and why the naysayers who say he isn't a comic artist in the true sense of the word are wrong.

Sun, March 2nd, 2008
George offers up a "Land of Lost Story" this week, as he details a tribute by Dave Gibbons and Co. to celebrate Superman's 50th anniversary, only to see it never published. Why? What happened? George has the answers.

Sun, February 24th, 2008
This week, George talks with legendary artist Nick Cardy, one of DC Comics' true icons. Cardy was also one of the premiere film poster artists of the '70s and shares stories about his work on posters for "Star Wars," "Apocalypse Now," "Superman: The Movie" and much more.

Mon, February 18th, 2008
Much ado about nothing? This week, George looks at Playboy's Wonder Woman cover and speaks to Playboy Playmate Tiffany Fallon, the cover's model, about the photo shoot, how the cover came about and what it meant to her to depict the heroine on the cover of Playboy.

Mon, February 11th, 2008
George Khoury sits down with filmmaking icon George A. Romero for a frank, one-on-on conversation about his upcoming film "Diary of the Dead," film making and much more.

Sun, February 3rd, 2008
Twenty years after its first publication, George Khoury talks with respected editor Denny O'Neil about the classic "Batman: The Killing Joke," by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, learning about what went on behind the scenes in the creation of this classic Joker story.

Sun, January 27th, 2008
George sits down with Greg Preston, author/photographer behind "The Artist Within," a unique book filled with portraits of comic creators in their studios like Jack Kirby, John Severin, Moebius, Alex Toth and many others, and discusses the 15 year journey he took in creating this book.

Sun, January 13th, 2008
The comics business went through some very major changes in the early 1990s. For his first column on CBR, George Khoury recounts the wild times the industry faced with distributor wars, the Image explosion and the ultimate industry implosion.

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