In this episode Glen A. Larson brings us one of the best characters the series ever produced, Commander Cain of the battlestar Pegasus.
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The Wizard of Venus was the last entry in the Venus series written by Edgar Rice Burroughs and only saw publication after being discovered in the company safe fourteen years after the author’s death.
We’ve already seen a couple of Space Western planets, so for the episode The Young Lords it’s nice to see Glen A. Larson and Donald Bellisario giving us a Space Medieval Fantasy planet for a change.
This installment was published in Fantastic Adventures between 1941 and 1942 just as our world was readying itself for a global war, and elements of this certainly slip into Burroughs’ writings.
Moon Zero Two is Hammer Films only foray into futuristic storytelling and easily one of their weirdest.
Serialized in Argosy Magazine in 1938, Carson of Venus is a not too subtle attack on Nazi Germany. Though the book has all the romance and adventure one expects in a book by Edgar Rice Burroughs it also includes some of…
In The Magnificent Warriors we find writer/creator Glen A. Larson still lifting elements from popular movies, and in this case it’s back to westerns with a lame rip-off of The Magnificent Seven.
The idea of a “multiverse” is certainly nothing new; we’ve seen countless movies and books about alternate Earths and parallel universes, but in Parallels, a movie directed by Christopher Leone and from a story by Leone and Laura Harkcom, we…
In this 1933 sequel to Pirates of Venus Burroughs continues the adventures of Carson Napier as he tries to win the love of the beautiful Duare, but in reality this book is a travelogue through various political ideologies. The last…
Glen A. Larson and Donald P. Bellisario love movie mash-ups, in the episode The Lost Warrior we got a Shane rip-off with laser guns but now in The Gun on Ice Planet Zero Larson and Bellisario put the blender on high…