Category Archives: Comics

New Web Series: Bermuda City

An Undead Backbrain Exclusive Interview It seems that web series have replaced the old serials that were, once upon a time, screened before movies at the local cinema. The latest is a noirish thriller called Bermuda City, produced, written and … Continue reading

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American Godzilla ’94 Returns

Kaiju artist and Backbrain buddy Todd Tennant has finally hit us with the news we’ve all been hoping for — not simply the return of his long-time online project to create a graphic novel of the rejected American Godzilla 1994 … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Aussie Comics: Big Arse Comic Launch

It seems that comics in Australia are undergoing some sort of Renaissance. By way of proof, check out the comic extravaganza that’s about to be unleashed at the Big Arse Comic Book Launch in Fitzroy come March. Here’s what the … Continue reading

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Burning into our Retinas

Is it just me, or has Nicholas Cage rarely looked so good? That was irony, by the way. The above recently released stills are, of course, from Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (US-2012; dir. Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor), which I’m … Continue reading

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Gigante vs King Komodo, and The Big Eight

Artist Todd Tennant, whose news regarding his upcoming comic series, American Kaiju, recently appeared on Undead Backbrain, contacted the Backbrain the other day so we could catch up with his progress.  Commissioned by Bluewater Productions to produce the four-issue series, … Continue reading

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Terrific Godzilla Gag

This strip is by Doug Paszkiewicz. I couldn’t resist. Check out Paszkiewicz’s darkly subversion website, Arsenic Lullaby.

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Zombies vs Robots: From Comic to Book to Film

Zombies and robots. Zombies mobbing robots. Robots blowing zombies to bits. It’s a combination to thrill the heart of geeks everywhere. IDW and creators Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood have certainly had a major success in pitting these two not-actually-living … Continue reading

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Sketches of Kong

I can’t say the phenomenon is something I’m particularly familiar with, but the images Undead Backbrain has been given of the 5Finity Productions Premium Sketch Card set based on Joe DeVito’s Kong, King of Skull Island look pretty cool. As … Continue reading

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American Kaiju: Aligon Attacks!

Hot on the heels of his announcement that Bluewater Productions has contracted him to produce a series of American Kaiju comics, Todd Tennant has provided the Backbrain with a pic of another of his feature monsters — this time, Aligon … Continue reading

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American Kaiju: The Comic Series

Kaiju artist extraordinaire, Todd Tennant — whose work has featured on Undead Backbrain many times (and even appears in the blog’s current header image) — has just told me what has to be the news of the month. “I have … Continue reading

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