La Guerra de los Mundos, a Spanish War of the Worlds comic
Monday, June 25, 2012

There have been plenty of War of the Worlds comics over the years adapting either the original novel , referencing the Orson Welles radio play , or indeed striking out in new and novel directions, for instance Killraven and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , but it has always seemed notable ... .. read more..

Ivor Montagu's unfilmed War of the Worlds
Thursday, May 3, 2012

I was recently privileged to hold in my hands the treatment for an unproduced War of the Worlds script from approximately 1932. The detailed story of how this came to be written is explained in my recent article for SFX magazine , but briefly, it was the brainchild of a British film director, wri... .. read more..

Topolino e la Guerra dei Mondi - Mickey Mouse and the War of the Worlds!
Sunday, April 1, 2012

Yes, it’s strange but true; Mickey Mouse really did fight the Martians in an Italian comic book version of The War of the Worlds, though in Italy he’s better known as Topolino. Introduced into the country in 1932, the title’s first publisher Mario Nerbini swiftly found himself in trouble with Dis... .. read more..

My review of John Carter
Sunday, March 25, 2012

It was a depressing experience to watch John Carter this weekend, not because it was a bad film, (it’s most certainly not) but because by my count, a total of 12 people turned out to watch it, and this at 8pm on a Friday evening, when you would have thought there was the potential for a good crow... .. read more..

My thoughts on the 2nd John Carter (of Mars) trailer.
Thursday, December 1, 2011

I was left feeling particularly underwhelmed by the first trailer to John Carter, so approached this second effort with some trepidation. It is then with cautious optimism that I can report myself much more impressed by the new trailer. It’s still seriously lacking in context – is it just me... .. read more..

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