Category Archives: Graphic novels

Enormous News

The year 2014 is shaping up to be a big one for fans of giant monsters. This is not surprising, of course, as the much-anticipated, big-budget kaiju extravaganza Godzilla (US-2014; dir. Gareth Edwards) is due to hit screens in May. … Continue reading

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Awesome Rendition of Godzilla ’94

Artist Todd Tennant, who is still plugging away at his much anticipated (and now official) graphic novel version of the Ted Elliott/Terry Rossio 1994 Godzilla screenplay (the one that wasn’t filmed in a ludicrous quibbling over budgetary issues and ended … 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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Another Crack at the Flaming Ghost

Unlike that would-be militarist cine-dictator General Consensus, I quite enjoyed Marvel’s first crack at making a live-action version of their Ghost Rider franchise. Sure, Ghost Rider (US-2007; dir.  Mark Steven Johnson)  wasn’t a huge artistic success, but the Ghost Rider … 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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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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New Godzilla Director Announced

So, as everyone and their pet kaiju knows by now, the director of Legendary Pictures’ highly anticipated Godzilla re-boot, due in 2012 just before the world ends, is to be Gareth Edwards. Edwards, you may recall, is a British filmmaker … Continue reading

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