Wednesday, March 11, 2015


The Fantastic Adventures of Jason in his Exciting Search for the Golden Fleece!
The legendary Greek Hero Jason, son of King Aristo, has been prophesied to take the throne of Thessaly. When he saves Pelias from drowning, but does not recognize him as the man who had earlier killed his father, Pelias tells Jason to travel to Colchis to find the Golden Fleece. 
Ray Harryhausen, master of the stop motion sequence!
One of the best fights in the film!

Jason follows his advice and assembles a sailing crew of the finest men in Greece, including Hercules. They are under the protection of Hera, queen of the gods. Their voyage is replete with battles against harpies, a giant bronze Talos, a hydra, and an animated skeleton army

Director Ray Harryhausen originally conceived of the film as "Sinbad in the Age of Muses". The story would still have been set in ancient Greece and would have involved Sinbad joining Jason, in the search for the Golden Fleece. 
Harryhausen considered this his best movie. 

Jason and the Argonauts Dell Movie Classic #12-376-310  The Fantastic Adventures of Jason in his Exciting Search for the Golden Fleece!
"Jason and the Argonauts"
Movie credits, text & four black and white stills, on the inside front cover
Written by the prolific Paul S. Newman with art by John (The Life of Pope John Paul II) Tartaglione, Dick (Nukla) Giordano & Vince (New Gods) Colletta. 


I highly recommend this motion picture and comic book adaptation. Jason and the Argonauts was an integral part of my growing up. You won't be sorry.  

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