Browsing the archives for the C.O.B.R.A.S. tag

Batwoman (1968)

AKA: La Mujer Murcielago Country: Mexico Director: René Cardona Starring: Maura Monti, Roberto Cañedo, Héctor Godoy, David Silva, Crox Alvarado, Armando Silvestre Music: Leo Acosta If you are presenting a week of Costumed Adventurers, then there is one country whose cinematic output cannot be overlooked, and that country is Mexico. Luchadore films featured a large […]

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Three Fantastic Supermen (1967)

It’s time to raise the odds a little. So far we have looked at, generally, one suited hero or villain at a time. But now it’s time for three – Three Fantastic Supermen, in fact, starring Tony Kendall and Brad Harris from the Kommissar X series. The following snippet is from Todd’s post over at […]

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Avenger X (1967)

AKA: Mister X Country: Italy / Spain Director: Piero Vivarelli Starring: Norman Clark (Pier Paolo Capponi ), Gaia Germani, Joe Atlanta, Franco Fantasia, Helga Liné, Umberto Raho, Renato Baldini, Armando Calvo Music: Manuel Parada Avenger X is a film that I had heard good things about. Quite a few people compared it to Danger: Diabolik. […]

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Superman: Japoteurs (1942)

Director: Seymour KneitelAnimation: Myron Waldman, Nicholas TafuriVoices: Bud Collyer, Sam Parker, Joan Alexander, Julian Noa, Jack MercerMusic: Sammy Timberg Here’s just a quick one to kick off the week. In my intro to Costumed Adventurer Week I mentioned that many of our more famous costumed superheroes, such as Superman and Wonder Woman started off battling […]

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Silly A.C.R.O.N.Y.M.S

Okay, okay…I’ll take the blame. Even though Armstrong came up with the acronym C.O.B.R.A.S, I was the first to run with it. That’s because I like it. I love silly spy acronyms, and let’s face it – C.O.B.R.A.S is hardly the worst of them. Let’s look at a few spy organizations! I guess we start […]

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The 10th Victim (1965)

Country: Italy / FranceDirected by by Elio PetriUrsula Andress, Marcello Mastroianni, Elsa Martinelli, Salvo Randone, Massimo Serato.Director by by Elio PetriMusic by Piero PiccioniOriginal title: La decima vittima While The 10th Victim is not a spy film it is an iconic sixties film that has inspired countless imitators. It features Ursula Andress and Marcello Mastroianni […]

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