Oddities: James Whale’s Frankenstein – the photonovel

James Whale's Frankenstein was published in 1974 by Picador in the UK as part of their Film Classics Library series. I've been wrestling with how to categorise this one for a while... Does it count as a noncomic or an oddity? Or is it neither? Or all three? I eventually concluded that it can't be … Continue reading Oddities: James Whale’s Frankenstein – the photonovel

Oddities: The Bank Street Book of Science Fiction

Published in 1989 by Pocket Books in the USA, The Bank Street Book of Science Fiction -- edited by Howard Zimmerman, Seymour Reit and Barbara Brenner -- is a 184-paged book-sized anthology of black-and-white comic strips, most of which were adapted from existing science fiction stories. Back in the 1950s and 1960s -- an era … Continue reading Oddities: The Bank Street Book of Science Fiction

Most Popular Posts of 2019!

I'm happy to announce that Rusty Staples' sophomore year ("sophomore" is American high-school slang for "second") was even more successful than its first, even despite the four-month drought in the summer when I was too busy to post anything (due to a heavy workload, a week's holiday in London, the World Science Fiction Convention in … Continue reading Most Popular Posts of 2019!