Monday, 9 April 2018

Planet Of The Apes: Evolution's Nightmare



Here's a fave from Planet Of The Apes that we, of course, read in the above British weekly. It's Devil-May-Care Doug Moench's simian riff on The Defiant Ones, a rock-solid premise that's been adapted and refined many times over the years, and is based around the Einstein quote: I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
And those new Apes movies? Wouldn't they've been better if they'd just got Doug to write 'em?


























3 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting that, Pete. It's always been one of my favourite Planet of the Apes tales. And that cover's always been my favourite Marvel UK originated POTA cover.

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  2. Yeah, that one sticks with me, even 40+ years later. It was published in the US in issue #5 of the Marvel Planet of the Apes Magazine.

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  3. It's a bit of a classic for sure.

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