PCHOF’18 Alex Ross Illustrates Seriousness of Pop Culture

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To call Alex Ross a cartoonist is unfair. Instead of putting bright, flat colors between black lines, his illustrations are more like formal paintings. The museum-like quality of his art raises his superhero subjects to almost royal status. For his image-altering comics work, Alex Ross is being inducted into the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. […]

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PCHOF’18 Tintin Brings Worldwide Appeal to Pop Culture Hall of Fame

Long before Indiana Jones or James Bond, another globetrotting adventurer enthralled millions of fans around the world. Tintin, a young Belgian news reporter, travelled high and low in comic strips and then comic books starting in 1929. For his worldwide (and otherworldly) appeal, Tintin is a 2018 inductee of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. […]

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Stan Lee to Appear as Cameo in Upcoming Marvel Movies

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Legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock is known for many things – slow-burning suspense, frantic set pieces, witty repartee between characters. But one of his enduring trademarks is how he showed up in his own movies. Hitchcock appeared in 39 of his 52 movies in various guises. In 1927’s “The Lady Vanishes,” he’s just an anonymous […]

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PCHOF’17 – Palisades Pioneer Mike Horn Inducted into Hall

Mike Horn, a pioneer of high end, exclusive action figures and toys, is one of the 2017 inductees of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. Horn has a pedigree in the toy and collectibles market. His father and older brother ran a comic book store and were among the early pioneers of the comic con industry. “I […]

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PCHOF’17 – NERF Bounces Into Pop Culture Hall of Fame

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NERF, the company that pioneered safe, relatively destruction-free indoor play, is the latest company to join the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. The idea of tossing a baseball or volleyball inside the house has always had great appeal to kids, without regard to the likely damage that would result in such horseplay. With that in […]

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