Category Archives: Pictorial art

G’94 Rising!

All hell’s about to break loose! Click to get the full effect! And make sure you keep an eye on Todd Tennant’s graphic novelisation of the rejected Ted Elliott/Terry Rossio 1994 Godzilla screenplay — 68 pages so far and counting… … Continue reading

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Chihuanhas: Tiny Toothy Terrors

Back in August last year Undead Backbrain introduced you to the unique blend of Chihuahua and Piranha that is Chihuanhas (US-2010; dir. Jim L. Clark). Somehow that ridiculous idea rang a very loud bell with monster film fans across the … Continue reading

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Building the Undersea Empire

With Jonathan Lawrence (see picture below) now firmly ensconced as director (despite some sources that still give Pitof the role, such as parts of the actual website), Empires of the Deep seems now on track. Filming was to begin on … Continue reading

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A Lovecraftian Invasion 2: The Sleeping Deep

I have often wondered if the majority of mankind ever pause to reflect upon the occasionally titanic significance of dreams, and of the obscure world to which they belong. Whilst the greater number of our nocturnal visions are perhaps no … Continue reading

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El Eternauta

“El Eternauta” (The Eternaut) is a serialised graphic novel written by Argentinian comic writer Héctor Germán Oesterheld and initially drawn by Francisco Solano López. First published in 1957-1959 in three-page weekly episodes in the magazine Hora Cero (Zero Time), it … Continue reading

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Yokai Scroll Discovered

eBay is becoming something of an archeological treasure ground for film memorabilia relating to such cultural artefacts as the unmade 1994 US Godzilla film, War Eagles (the lost film of Willis O’Brien) and other giant monster remains. Now Boing Boing … Continue reading

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“Crash” McCreery Gallery: Dinosaurs and Penguins

Over the years, artist Mark “Crash” McCreery has worked on many major genre films, as character/creature designer and concept artist, from Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991),  through Batman Returns (1992) and Jurassic Park (1993), to The … Continue reading

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A Princess of Mars

Early images from a cinematic version of one of Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs’ most notoriously unfilmed series have just be released. The Barsoom series  — which began with A Princess of Mars (1917), originally serialised under the title Under … Continue reading

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Gryphon Noir

Kaiju artist Todd Tennant has sent us a great image he’s created that irresistably reminds me of a sort of monster noir (I’ve been watching a lot of films noir lately). It’s the Gryphon — Godzilla’s opponent in the 1994 … Continue reading

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Images from ICFBTS… Again

As we’ve discussed before, kaiju artist supremo Todd Tennant is currently working on several issues in the Ray Harryhausen Presents It Came From Beneath the Sea… Again series for Bluewater Comics. Being the generous chap he is, Todd has sent … Continue reading

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