Remembering the glory days of the most ephemeral publications on the market.
Tag: Star Wars
Starblazer – The Lost World Of Comic Book Science Fiction
The oddly old-fashioned and pulpy science fiction comic book series from the people who brought you Commando.
Time Out Of Mind: Science Fiction Authors Explored
The TV series covering the major names from the final days of serious science fiction literature.
Hot Gossip’s Naughty Bits
The rise and fall of British TV’s most notoriously raunchy dance troupe and brief pop music sensations.
Ephemeral Pleasures: Your Comic Book Collection Is Worthless
You are probably not going to retire on the proceeds of selling a comic book collection.
The Flash Gordon Novels Of The 1970s
The series of novels based around the legendary comic strip sci-fi hero Flash Gordon that appeared – with very different covers – in the US and UK during the Seventies.
The Alien Action Figure From 1979
The controversial action figure from an adults-only horror movie that was pitched at kids during the Star Wars toy boom.
Star Ballz And Sex Wars: The Empire Of The X-Rated Star Wars Parody
The ill-judged legal case that opened the floodgates to X-rated space opera parodies.
Praise The Titanic – Reassessing A Notorious Cinematic Bomb
1980 film Raise the Titanic sunk without trace on release, but it far from the unmitigated disaster that many claim.
Christmas In The Stars – A Spectacular Star Wars Atrocity
Yet another atrocious holiday season cash-in from the Star Wars money machine.
An American Meco In London
Strange cover versions and even stranger original songs on the disco legend’s ‘official’ soundtrack to An American Werewolf in London.
Cyborg, Muton And Android
The classic pre-Star Wars science fiction action figures that gave birth to the Micronauts.