Browsing the archives for the Costumed Adventurer Week tag

Superman: Doomsday (2007)

Directors: Lauren Montgomery, Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti Voices: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters, Swoosie Kurtz, Adam Wylie, Ray Wise, John Di Maggio Music: Robert J. Kral As I started the Costumed Adventurer Week with a review of an animated Superman story, I thought it only fitting to come full circle and close out with […]

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Judex (1963)

Country: France / Italy Director: Georges Franju Starring: Channing Pollock, Francine Bergé, Edith Scob, Théo Sarapo, Sylva Koscina, René Génin Music: Maurice Jarre As usual, I am coming at this review arse-about. This film is a remake of a silent, twelve-part French movie serial that was released in 1916. I have not seen the original […]

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Barbarella (1968)

Country: France / ItalyDirector: Roger VadimStarring: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O’Shea, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, David Hemmings, Ugo TognazziMusic: Michel Magne and James CampbellBased on the bestseller ‘Barabarella’ by Jean Claude Forest, published in ‘Le Terrain Vague’ Okay Barbarella isn’t much of a Costumed Adventurer, but she does wear a few […]

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Diabolik: Track Of The Panther (1997)

(1997) TV series Country: Italy / France / Japan / United States Director: Jean Luc Ayach Voices: Claudio Moneta, Sonia Mazza, Marco Balbi, Marco Balzarotti Music: Michael Day Diabolik: Track Of The Panther is an animated series produced by Saban International for FOX Kids. Once the series was completed, the American distributor deemed that the […]

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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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