WebFind: Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear

If you’re a fan of artist Gene Colan like me, then this 48-page exhibition catalogue on offer from the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum is a bit of a gem. Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear features high-quality reproductions of select pieces from Gene Colan’s career-defining work for Marvel Comics from the 1960sContinue reading WebFind: Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear

Jermome Bixby's The Man from Earth

WebFind: The Man from Earth (and its sequel)

So on a ramble through Amazon, I came across and watched the restored version of the intriguing 2007 film, The Man from Earth. Simply put, it’s a film that centres on “College professors discussing many topics with a colleague who claims to be thousands of years old” – but that plot description really doesn’t do itContinue reading WebFind: The Man from Earth (and its sequel)

Eagle in the 1980s: The TV ad!

Cartoonist Lew Stringer has come across this advertisement for the launch of the new Eagle comic in 1980s, making the most of the return of Dan Dare and the title’s ambitious photo stories. The ad features Grange Hill actor Vincent Matthews (who played Jeremy Irvine on that that series), a character who tragically drowned inContinue reading Eagle in the 1980s: The TV ad!

Czechoslovakian Film Posters - Montage

WebFind: Terry Posters, an incredible Czechoslovakian poster site

A project by Prague-based Kino Svetozor, the Terry Posters collection consists of over 20,000 posters from Czechoslovakia between 1930 and 1989, many offered for sale. There’s amazing art represented here by a huge range of influential talents,, including Karel Vaca, Milan Grygar and Zdeněk Ziegler. From the early 1950s until 1989, leading Czechoslovak graphic artistsContinue reading WebFind: Terry Posters, an incredible Czechoslovakian poster site

L'Inferno 1911

WebFind: L’Inferno, the first full length Italian film, a horror-filled classic released in 1911

My thanks to comic artist Gary Erskine for highlighting the incredible L’Inferno, the first full-length Italian feature film. Some would say it’s the first horror film, although I doubt its makers saw it as that. Released in 1911, it’s loosely adapted from Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. Directed by Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan and Giuseppe De Liguoro,Continue reading WebFind: L’Inferno, the first full length Italian film, a horror-filled classic released in 1911