Mariangela Melato Dies

There’s been sad news this week, with the news that Italian actress Mariangela Melato – best known to us for her portrayal of General Kala in Dino De Laurentiis’ Flash Gordon – has died as a result of pancreatic cancer aged 71. As The Guardian‘s own obituary puts it: She won...

Gordon’s Alive!

I’m predictably late on this update, so those of you who have a local comics shop may already be aware of the revival of raypunk icon, Flash Gordon. Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist is a series which started in November on the Dynamite Entertainment publishing label, with Eric Trautmann, Alex Ross and Daniel...