Saturday, October 22, 2011

Reading Room: BLACK CAT MYSTERY "Halloween Nightmare"

Here's a topical terror tale about Halloween from Black Cat Mystery #34 (1952)
Penciled by Many Stallman and inked by John Giunta.
Unlike many other horror stories (like "Supreme Penalty" and "Invasion"), when this one was reprinted in Black Cat #52 (two years later), nothing was altered!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bond Girls on TCM Tonite!

Two of the best Bond Girls headline flix on TCM...
Ursula Andress 
(Honey Ryder in Dr No
in
and
Martine Beswick
(Zora in From Russia with Love 
Paula Caplan in Thunderball)
 in
Starting at 8pm (ET) tonight!
Uncut with NO commercials!

Hi-rez of these posters can be found at the ultra-kool website

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Thanks for Ordering Halloween Collectibles!

We at Atomic Kommie Comics™ wanted to say 'thank you" to all who ordered our ghoulish goodies and creepy collectibles for Halloween!
NOTE: You can still order Halloween stuff, but, if you want it to arrive on time, you'll have to do Priority or Express Mail to get it!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Mars STILL Attacks...15 years later!

It's almost Halloween, and, in a fit of nostalgia, I searched the Net for Mars Attacks. (I worked for Topps when the movie came out in 1996!)
Imagine my surprise to discover...thanks to the WayBack Machine, that the site was operational until July of 2011, and still exists HERE!
If you want to see a classic example of pre-Web 2.0 site-making, have a look!
It's retro-kool!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Coming Up: Classic Dracula & Frankenstein!

The RetroBlogs™ have run lots of Frankenstein stuff in October, but not the classic tale...
...until now!
Starting Monday, Hero & Heroine Histories™ will present the Classics Illustrated version, uncut and uncensored!
At the same time, we'll be running the first Dracula comic adaptation, a book-length tale from Eerie #12, right here at Atomic Kommie Comics™ also complete and uncensored!
(There wasn't a Classics Illustrated version until the 1980s!)
Don't miss them!

Monday, October 17, 2011

1953 War of the Worlds Posters

Because Halloween makes me think of War of the Worlds, here's a link to a batch of 6 limited-edition posters from the first (and best) movie version of HG Wells' novel.

Photographed from the original posters (not from second-generation repros, tiny pix in books or low-rez internet files), the art has been lovingly-restored and digitally-remastered.
And, best of all, every one of the posters features those really-kool Martian war machines!
And there's even a couple of foreign versions...

Enjoy! ;-)

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Trespassers Will be Eaten!

Trick-or-Treaters Will be Licked! 
Whether you're a member of Team Jacob, or just love the fanged furry furies, go WEREWOLF this Halloween with our kool kollectibles including recyclable trick-or-treat bags, mini-buttons (great for bag stuffers and they don't rot teeth), magnets, mugs, yard signs and banners, and of course, shirts and hoodies!
Order now or you'll be baying at the moon with regret!
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