Nowadays you can often see a cheap movie at the theatre on Tuesdays for about $8-10. But in the ‘30s & ‘40s (and sometimes the ‘50s) you could see two movies and a serial (and a cartoon or travelogue) for a dime! (Of course, that’s probably $15 in today’s money…)
Ever heard of Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze? You will, you will. Steve brings us some news about him/it, and a book review.
Flash Gordon Sundays: Dan Barry Vol 1 – The Death Planet, 1967 – 1971 is one of those books that should be in every collector’s library.
A lot happened between Skull Mountain and the Empire State Building. Will Murray fills the void with this colossal confrontation between two iconic characters in King Kong vs Tarzan.
An overview of some of 2016’s most popular articles in Amazing Stories for Italian speaking readers.
Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography is a comprehensive catalog of the author’s work, compiled in a massive yet elegant volume just as impressive as the writer it honors.
Return with Steve to Darkest CGI’d Africa, where we’ll meet up with Tarzan, Jane, and Colonel Williams. (Who?)
Why was early comic book art so crude? It wasn’t all the artist’s fault….
Tarzan, ERB’s most popular character, has gotten the film treatment since 1918; a handful of portrayals have stood out as true to the character. Will Skarsgard’s live up to the legacy?
When it comes to Down Under, Australia’s got nothing on Pellucidor
To have one’s heart and soul passed over for another can be a devastating thing.
Steve looks at two “new” releases–classic SF by the late William Rotsler, multitalented fan, writer and artist.
Steve begins an exploration of superhero comics at the very beginning!
Joaquin Cervantes Bassoco, one of Mexico’s most renowned artists, inspired Galaviz with his BATU comic.
Steve discusses both super and non-super flying heroes – Commando Cody, Captain Marvel and Superman. Who didn’t want a rocket pack when they were growing up? Towels worn as capes just don’t seem to be able to get the job done!
What do Captain America, Buck Rogers, Batman, Flash Gordon, the Green Hornet and Gene Autrey have in common? They’ve all appeared in serials!
News for those who really care
Walk softly and carry a big, cursed blade
This post is about powerful images and the way that they can become stuck in the public consciousness.
Lord of the Trees by Philip José Farmer Titan Books – Reprint 2012 ISBN-13: 978-1781162934 (Trade paperback) The Mad Goblin by Philip José Farmer Titan Books – Reprint 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1781162996 (Trade paperback) Titan […]
James Bama single-handedly introduced the entire world to Doc Savage (he and his editors at Bantam Books and art director Len Leone). Doc Savage, as most of you know, was the greatest of the pulp […]
I have two purposes for this review. One is to call your attention to a novel that older readers have probably already read, The Wind Whales of Ishmael by Philip José Farmer (originally published by […]
Christmas 2012 was very good. And one of the reasons it was so good was that among the presents that Santa (in this case my son, J. Michael) left under the tree was a hard-cover, […]
“I wish somebody’d tell me, Tell me if you can I want somebody to tell me What is the soul of a man.” –Blind Willy […]