A guilty pleasure of the mid-20th century, pulp fiction magazines were often defined less by their contents than by their provocative covers. This documentary explores the shocking art that brought life to these lurid publications. Filmmaker Jamie McDonald delves into the collection of art historian Robert Lesser, shedding light on this nearly forgotten art form and the ways it impacted popular culture.
During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing.
Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly Utopian but contained facility in the year 2019. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the "The Island" - reportedly the last uncontaminated spot on the planet.