Happy New Year! + Nov. & Dec. at TCM’s Movie Morlocks

Happy New Year. So much to say and so little time to say it. Instead, I’ll save my rambling end of the year diatribe for another day and leave you with some links to the film writing I’ve done at TCM’s Movie Morlocks blog during the past few months. Cheers! November: – Another Hole in the Head 2015: 11 Days of Indie Horror, Sci-Fi & … Continue reading Happy New Year! + Nov. & Dec. at TCM’s Movie Morlocks

6 Months of Film Writing

I’m afraid I’ve been neglecting Cinebeats again but I’ve been busy with various personal projects and obligations. I’ve also recently started writing for Publishers Weekly but I thought I’d finally update with some highlights from TCM’s Movie Morlocks. Here’s some of the more interesting (in my estimation) film related writing & entertaining babble I’ve produced in the last 6 months. You might notice that the … Continue reading 6 Months of Film Writing

Movies in Comicolor

Last week I neglected to share a link to a recent Movie Morlocks post I wrote discussing Movie Love. This interesting ’50s era romance comic was aimed at a female audience and featured romantic films adapted into comic books. It also contained background stories on particular actors and little tidbits of information that many classic movie fans should appreciate. There’s more about this interesting comic … Continue reading Movies in Comicolor

Comic Book of the Week: Curse of the Werewolf

The House of Hammer (also known as Hammer’s Halls of Horror) was a British film and comic magazine published between 1976 and 1978. The following pages are from issue #10, which featured a wonderful cover painted by artist Brian Lewis depicting Oliver Reed in Terence Fisher’s Curse of the Werewolf (1961). The following sample pages are from Part I. & II. of the Curse of … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Curse of the Werewolf

Comic Book of the Week: Land of the Giants

Land of the Giants was a short-lived comic book series published between 1968-1969 by Gold Key Comics. I’m not sure who the artist and writer were because there are no credits in the comic but it was based on the television show of the same name. The series only lasted two seasons and I think it was one of Irwin Allen’s most interesting creations. It’s … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Land of the Giants

Comic Book of the Week: Logan’s Run (1976)

Logan’s Run was originally a movie tie-in comic published by Marvel Comics between 1976-1977 and illustrated by the great George Perez. One of the best things about the comic series was the fact that it followed the original script and included scenes that were cut from the film but it also censored a few scenes that Marvel thought were inappropriate for kids. The first five … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Logan’s Run (1976)

Comic Book of the Week: Angelique (1978)

Toshie Kihara’s Angelique series was originally published in 1978 by Princess Comics. Angelique is a Japanese manga (comic book) based on the historical novels by Anne and Serge Golon published between 1957 and 1976. These historic novels focus on the romantic adventures of Angelique de Sancé de Monteloup as she braves misfortune and tragedy in 17th century France. The novels were also turned into a … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Angelique (1978)

Comic Book of the Week: Space Family Robinson – Lost in Space (1969)

Today I bring you Space Family Robinson: Lost In Space #33 published by Gold Key in 1969. It features art by Dan Spiegle and a story by Gaylord Du Bois. Space Family Robinson debuted in 1962 and told the story of the Robinson family, which consisted of a couple of scientists (father Craig and mother June) and their two teenage children (Tam and Tim). The … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Space Family Robinson – Lost in Space (1969)

Comic Book of the Week: Bobby Sherman (1972)

Bobby Sherman #2 (1972) Over the years I managed to amass a large collection of comic books. I’m currently whittling down my collection and I plan to sell a lot of them soon but I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorites published before 1980 that might hold some interest for film and TV fans or pop culture addicts. This week … Continue reading Comic Book of the Week: Bobby Sherman (1972)