Sunday, April 10, 2011

Comics and The Invisible Boy (1957)

Lt. Bob's back with this week's free streaming moooooviiiieee! From Youtube, it's The Invisible Boy (1957), the second film to star Robby the Robot. A supercomputer, with designs on world domination (microsoft?) has Timmie reactivate Robbie the Robot and directs the metal hulk to do his bidding. But while Robbie is an efficient minion, can he be made to harm the boy who gave him life?. Also some cool free comics.

@DriveThruComics: Digital Visions 1-4. Free anthology comic book with a variety of genre stories. Issue 4 was linked earlier. [free membership required]

@Digital Comics Museum: 98 strips from the 1954 run of Chris Welkin Planeteer. [free membership required].

@Diversions of the Groovy Kind: "The Collector" by the great Wally Wood. Horror/humor.

@The Horrors of It All: "Tales of the Invisible" Parts One and Two.
"a terror-filled two-parter featuring strong horror overtones about a horribly deformed, psychotic killer on the loose inside a spooky old aquarium."

@Pencil Ink: "The Flapping Head" by Al Williamson, from Forbidden Worlds #6.

@Apocolyte's World of Comics: "The Hidden Hex!" from World of Fantasy #7 (May 1957). Post-code horror.

@Pappy's Golden Age Blogzine:"Zip-Jet" a borderline superhero/sci-fi comic from 1946/1953. And also "20,000 Leaks Under the Sea," a satire of the Disney film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

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