OTD in 1938, Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H.G. Wells’s ‘The War of the Worlds’, causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States. No one would have believed in the last years of the 19th century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied. Yet across the gulf of space, intellects vast and cool & unsympathetic regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.

With H.G. Wells’ other novels, The War of the Worlds was one of the first and greatest works of science … More

Watch as the line between man and animal is blurred in this thrilling H. G. Wells graphic novel adaptation! Shipwrecked in the Pacific Ocean, Edward Prendick is rescued only to find himself on the strange island of Dr. Moreau. Hidden away on his remote island, Dr. Moreau has been conducting bizarre experiments for over ten years, genetically modifying animals to give them each a conscience and the ability to speak.

These “Beastmen” obey a very precise set of rules called The Law, which forbids them to exhibit any primitive behavior … More

When London is lost beneath the rising tides, unconscious desires rush to the surface in this apocalyptic tale. Fluctuations in solar radiation have melted the ice caps, sending the planet into a new Triassic Age of unendurable heat. London is a swamp; lush tropical vegetation grows up the walls of the Ritz & primeval reptiles are sighted, swimming through the newly-formed lagoons.

Some flee the capital; others remain to pursue reckless schemes, either in the name of science or profit. While the … More