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Posts Tagged ‘Pierre Boulle’


La Passion du Gorilloïde Or; Is Edmond Haraucourt the True Founder of the Planet of the Apes? “Four thousand centuries have passed. The face of the world has changed. Our continent has been swallowed up by new seas; the glacial waters of the Pole descend as far as the shores of Africa. The only inhabitable [...]


Going Ape! Redux More on Planet of the Apes Predecessors: Balaoo, DeCamp, Miller, Wellman! It’s taken me a while to get around to this followup to the first Myrant “Going Ape!” essay, which you can visit or re-visit with a click of this link. Back with me now? Good. I’ve a bit more to offer this [...]


Hungarian Apes in English? You Bet! More on Hungary’s Planet of the Apes Comic Adaptation from 1980; Joe Citro on Vermont’s Most Eccentric Artist; Falling Sensations at Vertigo! This past Sunday, I shared images Péter Kollárik sent me of particular interest to fellow Planet of the Apes lovers: an exquisite Hungarian comic book adaptation “by Hungary’s best [...]


Hungary for More Apes? A Peek at a Rare Planet of the Apes Comic Adaptation from 1980! Compliments of pop culture and Ray Harryhausen fan/archivist/scholar Péter Kollárik (who sent me these scans, and permission to share some of them here with you today) comes a real rarity for Planet of the Apes lovers: an exquisite [...]


Prime-Apes!!! My Fave Planet of the Apes Knockoffs Best of the Bunch: Jack Kirby‘s Kamandi #16 (April 1974)—“The Animals Have Taken Over the World!” So began one of Jack Kirby‘s liveliest spins on Pierre Boulle‘s Planet of the Apes, spiced with Mike Royer and D. Bruce Berry‘s inks and Kirby‘s revelations of precisely what lay behind [...]