Nayr and Kavura discuss the science fiction articles that were in Starlog magazine issues 7 and 8, originally published in 1977. Highlights; Robby the Robot, Space: 1999, Saturday morning television, Star Wars, and more!
What is in Episode 4, “Sci-Fi in Starlog Magazine Issues 7 and 8”?
Starlog Had So Much Stuff!
Nayr and Kavura take you through these magazines with a nostalgic look at what was cool. There’s also the miscellaneous stuff like letters, conventions, and classifieds for things you wouldn’t see today!
Creating the Star Wars Universe
Starlog had a huge article on this new movie called Star Wars before its release. No one knew at the time that it would be such a huge it!
The Ship of Space: 1999
The spacecraft of Space: 1999, the Eagle, was an extravagantly built model for the ’70s.
Rocketship X-M, Classic Sci-Fi Movie
Nayr and Kavura discuss this article about how one sci-fi fan went to incredible lengths to restore his favorite movie from 1950.
The Fly, The Original Film from 1958
Your hosts discuss his Starlog article about a classic Vincent Price movie about a man’s separation from humanity.
Saturday Morning TV Shows
Every child from the ’70s remembers watching television on Saturday mornings with a bowl of cereal. There were cartoons like the Superfriends and campy live-action shows like Electrawoman and Dynagirl.
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