Category Archives: Comics

My Movie Life: The Early Years, Part 2 – 1953

Please note: Almost all of the posters and stills originally included in the previous post (Part 1) have been deleted, though I don’t know why. I’m working to sort this out, but so far have been unable to restore the … Continue reading

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My Movie Life: The Early Years, Part 1

Please note: With two exceptions, all the film posters and stills I originally had in this post have been deleted, though I don’t as yet know why. I’m working to sort this out. If you’re seeing this post for the … Continue reading

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More Tie-Ins: TV Shows & John Wayne comics!

Novelizations and comic book adaptations in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s weren’t limited to motion pictures alone. Television provided a large array of material to be novelized and turned into comics. Most of these, though not all, were derived from … Continue reading

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Movie Tie-Ins: Novelizations & Comic Books

NOVELIZATIONS Film novelizations have been around since the 1920s, but it was in the 1950s, with the proliferation of mass-market paperbacks, that they began to appear in large numbers. This is when I started reading them. Novelizations, as you would … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Art for Art’s Sake

            _________________________________________________________ Some time ago I was looking for posters for a particular film when I chanced upon others that immediately got my attention. Some of these were for films I’d never heard of before. … Continue reading

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The Supercharged Art of Walter Molino

Last week a friend of mine in Minneapolis, Mark Ryan, sent me a series of illustrations by Walter Molino, an Italian comics artist and illustrator. I’d never heard of this guy, but was totally blown away by his work. I’ve … Continue reading

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Films etc. – Three Years Down the Road

Last Saturday, April 25, marked three years since I started this blog. Since that time I’ve written 77 posts and have gathered 644 followers. I know these aren’t big numbers by Internet standards, but I’m not complaining. Here’s a kind … Continue reading

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