Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Stop-Motion Comic books

Looking at that old Gwangi comic got me thinking... what captures the fire and excitement of Harryhausen's stop-motion like a Dell comic-book adaptation?
Ah, what the hell...they're still cool! (I was just surprised how many other Harryhausen movies that they covered!)

Looks like Gold Key had to jump in on the excitement (for at least one adaptation)

So read 'em and weep...or vice-versa...
Thanks for this post go out to ol' Dell and Gold Key comic mainstays, as well as Ray Harryhausen and Charles H. Schneer for being silver screen mavericks and doin' it their way.


Blogger Robert Pope said...

Jeezus, comic books for kids! Who'da thunk it? I sure was glad I made that Jason screening at the ol' Spook Show!

11:23 AM

Anonymous Grave Dave said...

Yo Clay, here's a link to a story about those new Harryhausen comics I told ya about...

12:33 PM

Blogger Rozum said...

The cover to Marvel's version of "the 7th Voyage of Sinbad" was pretty great as well. Much like that second issue of their "Star Wars" comic in that it was dynamic and unrepresentive of any scene in the movie.

1:22 PM

Anonymous Ormon Grimsby said...

A friend of mine is actually writing the new Harryhausen book for It Came from Beneath the Sea.
Cool stuff.

11:51 PM

Blogger Liz said...

hey, Clay,it's Liz! I came up to Turner the other day, saw Dave, and then thought of ya. Just popped in to look at your blog--no joke, now that it's summer, we should get together.Maybe you and A.could come to our house.

11:36 PM


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