Spawn Franchise

Introduction Spawn is a fictional superhero appearing in a monthly comic book of the same name published by American company Image Comics. Created by Todd McFarlane, the character first appeared in Spawn #1 (May 1992). The series has spin off several other comics, including Angela, Curse of the Spawn, Sam & Twitch, and the Japanese… Read More

The Thing from Another World (1951)

Introduction The Thing from Another World, sometimes referred to as just The Thing, is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction-horror film, directed by Christian Nyby, produced by Edward Lasker for Howard Hawks’ Winchester Pictures Corporation, and released by RKO Pictures. The film’s storyline concerns a US Air Force crew and scientists who find a crashed… Read More

Invaders from Mars (1953)

Introduction Invaders from Mars is a 1953 independently made American SuperCinecolour science fiction film directed by William Cameron Menzies and starring Jimmy Hunt, Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Morris Ankrum, Leif Erickson, and Hillary Brooke. It was produced by Edward L. Alperson Jr. The film was distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. It was followed by… Read More

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)

Introduction Plan 9 from Outer Space is a 1959 American independent science-fiction horror film written, produced, directed, and edited by Ed Wood; starring Gregory Walcott, Mona McKinnon, Tor Johnson, and “Vampira” (Maila Nurmi); and narrated by Criswell. It was followed by a remake, Plan 9, in 2015. Outline Mourners are gathered around an old man… Read More

This Island Earth (1955)

Introduction This Island Earth is a 1955 American science fiction film from Universal-International, produced by William Alland, directed by Joseph M. Newman and Jack Arnold, that stars Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue and Rex Reason. It is based on the eponymous 1952 novel by Raymond F. Jones, which was originally published in the magazine Thrilling Wonder… Read More