Saturday, 25 May 2019

Zórád Complete

The 1981 graphic novel adaptation of Monkey Planet, written and illustrated by Ernő Zórád and originally published in Hungarian, here presented complete and in English. Translation by Swatura Od. Found here.

The original Hungarian cover...

...the Anglicised version...

...and the Americanized version.

"Anglicised version" courtesy of Hunter's Planet Of The Apes Archive.

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Well spotted

From law-enforcers to revolutionaries. Eagle-eyed Apes fan Matt Dalrymple spotted this and posted it on one of the Facebook groups. Top: a shot from Planet which has been used as a soundtrack cover photo, among other things. After over forty years of looking at this photo, and the Conquest poster, I've never noticed that the Planet still is used as the basis for the action at the bottom of the poster. All I can say is "well spotted!"

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Believe The Hype!

APE-SOLUTELY ASTONISHING! The critics loved War, and the publicity machine wasted no time spreading the good word. Here are a few of the quotes posted on social media in the summer of 2017.