A Tale of Two Illustrated Sci-fi Magazine Covers: Heavy Metal #1 and Metal Hurlant #8

In the latest video from Horror Mike, he takes a good look at the revolutionary French illustrated science fiction and fantasy magazine Metal Hurlant, issue number eight from September 1976, and it’s American cousin, Heavy Metal number one from April, … Continue reading

Metal Hurlant and Heavy Metal’s Influence on Science Fiction Cinema

Metal Hurlant From Page to Screen – How Heavy Metal Magazine Influenced Science Fiction Cinema with Links to All Movies! by Mike T. Lyddon 12/18/2022 Watch the entire video here. Everyone is familiar with the classic Heavy Metal animated film … Continue reading

Metal Hurlant 1975 to 1984 – The Birth of Metal Hurlant Heavy Metal Comic Books

A few years before Heavy Metal illustrated science fiction and fantasy magazine hit the stands to worldwide acclaim, it’s mother, Metal Hurlant would shake the rafters in a revolutonary new approach to comic books and illustrated magazines. Part one of … Continue reading

HAUNTED THRILLS Video Archive PART THREE: Kinstler on Avon Books, Original Art, Sinatra and Cagney

HAUNTED THRILLS Video Archive Part Three: Kinstler on Avon Books and Comics, selling original art at the SDCC, art techniques and printing, hanging out with James Cagney and Frank Sinatra. Part three – the last part of the unedited archive … Continue reading

X-MEN ORIGINS: Before MARVEL COMICS MUTANTS there was Sturgeon’s MORE THAN HUMAN

ROOM 101 EPISODE 6 is LIVE X-MEN ORIGINS: Theodore Sturgeon’s 1953 Science Fiction Masterpiece MORE THAN HUMAN Did Marvel Comics STAN LEE Base His MUTANTS on Ted Sturgeon’s MORE THAN HUMAN? 10 years before the X-MEN there was Theodore Sturgeon’s … Continue reading

ROOM 101 Field Guide to Science Fiction Full Text and Link List

ROOM 101 EPISODE 5 The Field Guide A reference guide for Room 101. Since beginning the Room 101 series, I have been asked about resources. Where to find science fiction books, movies, etc. online. As noted in the descriptions of … Continue reading

GIANT ANIMALS Attack! HG Wells’ FOOD OF THE GODS Meets B-Movie Mogul Bert I Gordon

ROOM 101 EPISODE 4 When GIANT ANIMALS Attack! HG Wells’ FOOD OF THE GODS Meets B-Movie Mogul Bert I. Gordon. Early science fiction master H.G. Wells wrote THE FOOD OF THE GODS in 1904 and B-Movie Mogul Bert I. Gordon … Continue reading

ROOM 101 EPISODE 3: SOYLENT GREEN and the Sci-Fi ECO-DYSTOPIA That Never Was

SOYLENT GREEN and the Science Fiction ECO-DYSTOPIA That Never Was In 1966, well known science fiction author Harry Harrison wrote MAKE ROOM MAKE ROOM which was later adapted to the screen as SOYLENT GREEN. Like millions of people, Harrison was … Continue reading

ROOM 101 Episode 1 – Orwell Huxley and Finney Walk into a Bar…

Do you DARE enter ROOM 101? ROOM 101 Episode 1: Orwell Huxley and Finney Walk into a Bar… We take a look at how George Orwell’s 1984, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, and Jack Finney’s The Body Snatchers correlate to … Continue reading

ROOM 101 Teaser is LIVE

ROOM 101 TEASER Did you ever wonder how 1984 really stacked up to what’s going on right now? Or Brave New World? Invasion of the Body Snatchers? We dive into the 1000s of science fiction, scifi-horror, and speculative fiction books … Continue reading