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The Modern Prometheus

January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

January 1st marked the 200th anniversary of one of the first and most influential works of science fiction and horror, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, first published, anonymously, in January of 1818 by...

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Destroyer #1, Victor LaValle, Dietrich Smith, Boom! Studios Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of those rare books which has become immortal – read and re-read by generation after generation for almost two hundred years now,...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, a tale born on a storm-wracked evening in the Villa Diodati as Mary, the poet Shelley, Lord Byron and Byron’s physician Doctor Polidori (who would later write The Vampyre) entertained each...

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Reviews: Frankenstein – the True Story

March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frankenstein: the True Story, Directed: Jack Smight Leonard Whiting, James Mason, David McCallum, Nicola Pagett, Jane Seymour, Michael Sarrazin Second Sight, DVD, running time 181 minutes Here’s an intriguing slice of both the enduring Frankenstein...

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Universal sculpts

October 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

This brilliant sculpture of the classic Frankenstein’s monster is by Adam “KreatureKid” Dougherty, who sculpts all sorts, from superheroes to dinosaurs, but his first love is the classic Universal horror monsters like the Jack Pierce...

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Today I’m joined by Declan Shalvey, who I first saw at the Hi-Ex comics con in Inverness last winter. Declan has carved a good name for himself, although the local council where he lives has...

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