Friday, March 10, 2017

Great Article And Video Of Gorillas In Comics From Comic Alliance

It’s not surprising that gorillas would be around at the advent of the comics medium. When comic books were first really being developed, films like King Kong and Mighty Joe Young were smashes at the box office. Additionally, many Golden Age artists were not shy about hiding such influences as Burne Hogarth‘s Tarzan comic strip (not to mention the hugely popular Johnny Weissmueller series of Tarzan films of the 1930s) and pulp magazines, whose imperialist themes often featured jungle explorers encountering great apes.

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Debra She Who Seeks said...

I'm surprised, but "Kong: Skull Island" is actually getting rave reviews.

Cal's Canadian Cave of Coolness said...

I knew it would from the trailer alone. I will see a nice matinee with a movie hot dog on Sunday.