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Re: SPIES AND SAUCERS (reply)
An update:  Earlier today Tessa B. Dick (wife of the late Philip K. Dick) interviewed me on her radio show, ANCIENT OF DAYS.  Over the course of an information-packed half hour we discuss my new book SPIES AND SAUCERS, Curt Siodmak,...
Horror by Candlelight

robertg

10/11/14 5:32 AM
Re: SPIES AND SAUCERS (reply)
An update:  Earlier today Tessa B. Dick (wife of the late Philip K. Dick) interviewed me on her radio show, ANCIENT OF DAYS.  Over the course of an information-packed half hour we discuss my new book SPIES AND SAUCERS, Curt Siodmak, the...
'50s Horror and Sci-Fi

robertg

10/11/14 5:31 AM
Re: SPIES AND SAUCERS (reply)
Thanks for all the compliments.  Though I can’t take credit for the execution of the cover painting, I actually did help design it.  One day my publisher contacted me and, to my surprise, asked me what I preferred to see on the cover. ...
'50s Horror and Sci-Fi

robertg

09/24/14 4:43 AM
Re: SPIES AND SAUCERS (reply)
Thanks, Dread!
Horror by Candlelight

robertg

09/22/14 7:28 AM
Re: SPIES AND SAUCERS (reply)
Thanks, Monsterpal!
'50s Horror and Sci-Fi

robertg

09/22/14 7:27 AM
SPIES AND SAUCERS (topic)
I already posted this in the 1950s folder, but I thought it belonged here as well….Please indulge me as I engage in a wee bit of ballyhoo….  My first book of fiction, SPIES AND SAUCERS, has just been released by PS Publishing (who have...
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

09/22/14 3:26 AM
SPIES AND SAUCERS (topic)
I already posted this in the 1950s folder, but I thought it belonged here as well….Please indulge me as I engage in a wee bit of ballyhoo….  My first book of fiction, SPIES AND SAUCERS, has just been released by PS Publishing (who have...
Horror by Candlelight

robertg

09/22/14 3:26 AM
SPIES AND SAUCERS (topic)
Please indulge me as I engage in a wee bit of ballyhoo here….  My first book of fiction, SPIES AND SAUCERS, has just been released by PS Publishing (who have also published novels and collections by the likes of Stephen King, Ray...
'50s Horror and Sci-Fi

robertg

09/21/14 4:51 AM
Re: Robin Williams (reply)
<<I never saw Robin Williams in an-y-thing>>Tom... if you see only one of his films, be sure to check out Terry Gilliam's THE FISHER KING (1991).  I'm almost certain you'll like it.  
Final Farewells

robertg

08/13/14 4:01 AM
Re: Bob Hastings, comic actor (reply)
And don't forget THE BAMBOO SAUCER (1968)!
Final Farewells

robertg

07/03/14 12:19 AM
Re: CREATURE CHRONICLES by Tom Weaver-David Schecter-Steve Kronenberg (reply)
Oddly enough, I was just thinking about Les as well.  His posts were so informative, I always looked forward to seeing his Atwill icon.  If you're missing Les, you should check out the May 2014 issue of Roy Thomas' ALTER EGO MAGAZINE...
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

07/01/14 6:18 AM
Re: CREATURE CHRONICLES by Tom Weaver-David Schecter-Steve Kronenberg (reply)
I have to agree as well.  The original version of the cover is much more eye-catching.
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

06/29/14 7:15 AM
Re: Was Lugosi the problem or was it the dialogue in FMTW? (reply)
It's pretty clear from both the original 1818 text as well as the revised 1831 text that Frankenstein uses a combination of alchemy (old science) and electricity (new science) ("Before this I was not unacquainted with the more obvious...
Universal Horrors

robertg

06/26/14 5:57 PM
Re: Vincent Price (reply)
<<Scummiest thing YOU ever read?>>That's almost exactly the same letter that Forry reportedly mailed to Robert Bloch just before Bloch died of cancer in 1994, as referenced by Harlan Ellison under oath during the Forry/Ferry...
Horror Film Stars

robertg

06/24/14 4:30 AM
Re: Tom Weaver's THE HORROR HITS OF RICHARD GORDON  (reply)
Somewhere there exists an alternate universe in which Anthony Balch lived to collaborate with Richard Gordon on a very strange British horror film entitled ELLO GOV'NOR.  To see exactly what I mean, simply click here:  
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

06/16/14 8:11 AM
Re: WB Archives (reply)
<<CAPTIVE WOMEN (1952-ish) with the MAN FROM PLANET X cast.  “Deep Freeze” with Allison Hayes.  THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS—is that out yet?  THE RETURN OF THE TERROR!!!!>>How about THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR, THE UNHOLY NIGHT, THE...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

robertg

06/16/14 7:59 AM
Re: Archive Editions, Showcase Presents, Essentials (reply)
This new MARVEL MASTERWORKS should be worth checking out as well:  MARVEL RARITIES VOL. 1 (due to be published Aug. 13th, 2014):  http://www.collectededitions.com/marvel/mm/rarities/rarities_mm01.htmlMarvel Rarities Masterworks Vol. 1
Horror Comics and Fantasy Art

robertg

05/06/14 11:24 PM
Re: Archive Editions, Showcase Presents, Essentials (reply)
Well, they did release one volume of SGT. FURY, but it is quite mind-boggling that they never got around to NICK FURY, AGENT OF SHIELD (particularly in light of the Joss Whedon television show being on the air now).  At least two more...
Horror Comics and Fantasy Art

robertg

04/25/14 11:28 PM
Re: VOODOO MAN (reply)
Perhaps those are the same ones always spinning around Ditko's Speedball...
Poverty Row

robertg

04/05/14 10:31 PM
Re: The Monogram 9 (reply)
The best book about the Monogram 9 is Tom Weaver's POVERTY ROW HORRORS! (McFarland,...
Poverty Row

robertg

04/05/14 3:33 AM