Jun 02

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Raoul Comments: For my next trick, watch me pull an escape out of my ass.

Published 1969

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 7.38 out of 10)

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10 Responses to “The Magician of Mars”

  1. Francis Boyle Says:

    John Wayne is Captain Future in Captain Future Vs The Purple People Eater, filmed in glorious MudoVision™.

  2. THX 1139 Says:

    A Mars a day… helps your friend fly away.

  3. A.R.Yngve Says:

    I think that painting was *literally* based on a John Wayne movie still / poster.
    (Which would also explain why the spacesuit lacks gloves…)

  4. fred Says:

    With Howard Hawks directing/Ray Harryhausen stop motion effects this could actually have been a very good movie.

  5. Bibliomancer Says:



  6. Tat Wood Says:

    Raymond Baxter finds that Tomorrow’s World isn’t quite what he’d been promised.

  7. B. Chiclitz Says:

    That Bronto is going to be really pissed off when he realizes astronauts aren’t made of plant matter.

  8. Bruce A Munro Says:

    “Shame about ol’ Ted getting eaten by the abominable snow-dinosaur.”
    “Help me Captain Future!”
    “It’s like I can still hear his voice.”

  9. THX 1139 Says:

    Is it the solar system’s most dangerous criminal – an evil supergenius – who causes the error in establishing database connection?

  10. Leak Says:

    Is it bad that I was thinking “Johnny Bruck” before reading the “Johnny Bruck” tag?

    (He really was recycling a lot of imagery; no wonder if you have to provide one Perry Rhodan cover each week for 34 years…)

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