No. 62 – Go Ape!

Simon Davis’ B.L.A.I.R.1 cover for prog 1073 vs. King Kong (1933)

King Kong is especially noted for its stop-motion animation by Willis O’Brien (1886–1962). Although special effects maestro Ray Harryhausen (1920–2013), who was at one time O’Brien’s protegé, is often associated with the special effects in King Kong, he is not credited with having been involved in the film’s production


No. 61 – B.L.A.I.R. Force 1

Prog 1071’s B.L.A.I.R.1 cover by Simon Davis vs. Tony Blair

Anthony Charles Lynton “Tony” Blair served as the Prime Minister of the UK from 1997 to 2007 and as the Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. Along with US President George W. Bush in 2003, he initiated the Iraq War with the invasion of Iraq, an act which remains highly controversial