Sunday, April 3, 2011

Flying Disc Man From Mars and Cool Free Comics

It's Sunday so that means it's Moooooviiiiieeee and comics time again.

Streaming online at Youtube, the 1950 Republic Serial Flying Disc Man From Mars.
"A strange craft spying on industrialist Bryant's plant is brought down by Bryant's new atomic ray. Bryant meets the one survivor... Mota from the planet Mars! Not exactly benevolent, Mota enlists the aid of Bryant (a former Nazi) in a scheme to bring Earth under control of a supreme dictator, for its own good of course, using advanced atomic weapons." IMDb

Chapter 1/12-A, 1/12-B, 2/12, 3/12, 4/12, 5/12, 6/12, 7/12, 8/12, 9/12, 10/12, 11/12, and 12/12.

@Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine: A few short comic book stories including "Where Dinosaurs Dwell" from Marvel Tales #143 (1956) and "The Flying Horse" from Uncanny Tales #37 (1955).

@Beware, There's a Crosseyed Cyclops in my Basement: Chilling Tales of Horror #4 - classic B&W horror tales.

@Diversions of the Groovy Kind:"Harry" from Comix International #5 (1975). An unusual horror story, accurately described as "Poetic. Haunting. Sad. Ironic. Gorgeous."

Online @Four-Color Shadows: Sci-Fi humor "Adonis 2 PX-89" (1951) by Henry Enoch Sharp.

Also supernatural horror "The Evil Eye" from Chilling Tales (1953)

@Digital Comics Museum: Jumbo Comics #24 and Jumbo Comics #80.

Featuring the adventures of Sheena: Queen of the Jungle, the nautical adventures of the Hawk, and the supernatural adventures of Stuart Taylor. Both in CBR format [free membership required.]

@The Comic Book Catacombs: "The Man Who Killed A World" from Amazing Adventures #6 (Fall 1952). Golden age sci-fi.

And "Nyoka the Jungle Girl and the Human Leopards" (Oct-Nov 1954)

@DriveThruComics: Snatcher Bodies "Old sci-fi invasion movies get a kick in the fanny ... We've been invaded by aliens, there's a mad scientist on the loose, and someone has kidnapped Miss America! Can we defeat the alien horde before Earth becomes an inter-galactic rest stop and petting zoo?"

More SF humor with Akashik issue one, two, and three. (later issue not free) "Taus tricks her boyfriend into letting her steal his ship and leave him stranded on some undock spaceport. From there she runs out of wine, captures a stowaway and creates a strange sandwich." [free membership required].

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