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Local horror show host legend Morgus the Magnificent, who introduced a generation of Louisiana kids to horror and monster films.

Moguera in “The Mysterians” (1959). 

Moguera in “The Mysterians” (1959). 

Aldo di Gennaro. 

Aldo di Gennaro. 

Bob Eggleton, the Ancient Allan. 

Bob Eggleton, the Ancient Allan

Happy birthday to one of the foundational authors of the adventure and fantasy genre, H. Rider Haggard!

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Spain’s Incredible Hulk covers. 

Spain’s Incredible Hulk covers. 

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Fun fact: the first known Westerner to be killed by an East Asian Martial Artist was Ferdinand Magellan, who died in the Philippines at the hands of Lapu Lapu, a native expert in the Filipino stick-fighting style later known as Escrima. Comic fans probably know this style as the one Nightwing practices. 

Happy Birthday to one of the truly foundationa…

Happy Birthday to one of the truly foundational writers of fantastical weird fiction, horror, and fantasy, H. Rider Haggard. His work, based in his love of history, the eerie, the miraculous, and the awesome, often set in the Africa where he lived in the Natal, is still awe inspiring to modern readers and deeply contemporary.

It’s commonly said that Frankenstein was the first science fiction novel. If so, H. Rider Haggard’s She was probably the first fantasy novel. 

Sean Astin as an everyman action hero in “Iceb…

Sean Astin as an everyman action hero in “Icebreaker” (2000) directed by Vermont’s favorite son, Castleton alum David Giancola of “Time Chasers.” 

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Gil Kane.