Scified.com☰ Menu
130 Now OnlineOpen Forums   ❱
Log in to unlock your profile!

Topic H. G. WELLS

Gavin

Admin

341

Posted Nov-07-2012 4:52 PM

topic pinned

[center][b]H. G. WELLS[/b] [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/21/Herbert_George_Wells_in_1943.jpg/170px-Herbert_George_Wells_in_1943.jpg[/img] [i]H. G. Wells in 1943[/i][/center] [b][u]Notable Works[/u][/b] The Time Machine The Invisible Man The Island Of Doctor Moreau The First Men In The Moon The shape of Things to Come Tono-Bungay The War Of The Worlds The works of [i]H. G. (Herbert George) Wells[/i] are well known to all sci fi fans, with many of his works being turned into [i]Hollywood[/i] movies, and referenced many times in popular culture. Of all of Wells' works, [b]The War Of The Worlds[/b] is probably his best known, having been printed numerous times, as well as having been adapted twice into a [i]Hollywood[/i] movie, numerous times into a TV serial, video games, comic books, theater plays and of course [i]Jeff Wayne's[/i] musical adaptation. [b]The War Of The Worlds[/b] was also adapted into what would become an infamous radio broadcast in 1938, which was narrated and directed by [i]Orson Welles[/i]. Aired in the style of news report broadcasts, it led to widespread outrage and panic with listeners believing the reported incidents to be real. [center][img]http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_ucAE_GrFrfM/S_7b_4NGRUI/AAAAAAAAEf4/Nn35HxzbCkQ/s1600/war-of-the-worlds.jpg[/img] [i]A still from Steven Spielbergs 2005 adaptation of The War Of The Worlds[/i][/center] [i]H. G. Wells[/i] (21st September 1866 - 13th August 1946), together with [i]Jules Verne[/i] and [i]Hugo Gernsback[/i] has been referred to as a "Father of Science Fiction", was a novelist, teacher, historian and journalist, with a great love for science, writing and commentating on society, as evidenced in many of his works. Feel free to discuss anything and everything related to [i]H. G. Wells[/i] and his works in this thread - your favorite story(s), adaptation(s), anything...

Replies

Matt

Member

171

Posted Aug-25-2014 9:12 AM

HG Wells is the author that got me into Science Fiction. I remember reading a children's adaption of 'The Time Machine when I was in third grade as my introduction to him. Later on, I would get the full version of the novel, and I voraciously read it over and over. Later on, I proceeded to read his other works such as 'The Island of Dr. Moreau' and 'The Invisible Man' as well as 'War of the Worlds'. I love how he was able to take all of these different themes and mesh them together like he was. He sitll remains one of my favorite authors to this day.

BANNED

Member

248

Posted Mar-20-2017 4:11 PM

He is a pure GENIUS!

Add A Reply:

Please sign in to reply to this topic!

Scified Community Stats

Scified currently hosts a community of 34,767 members!

Recently Online: 130

Search Engines, Woolson, The King of the Monsters, Godzilla 2014 Himself, The Vengeful Rex, Dragon King Ultrazero80, joylitt, Sci-Fi King25, Lilly (Svanya), BlackGooDrinker, VivisectedEngineer, Lawrence of Arabia, Alphadino65, DavidsAlien, riggzamortis86, TrapZilla, IRaptus, chli, Jonesy, Danzilla93, Fanzilla, The Legend of Brian , GaseousWater, TheXenoneoprotomorph, dk, MonsterZero, Patzilla, GojiFan99, YukisSpecial, TheGMan123, TherizinoRex(Not New BTW), Im Durp, Dark Nebula, Emperor GorillaGodzilla, unona, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, KManX89, Yog Sothoth, Kaiju-Man257, Space JOC, Unadan, Starlogger, G. H. (Gman), Regular Parrot, Gavin, Michelle Johnston, cuponator3000, Kaiju Kong, ScorpioStar, Huge-Ben, ali81, LordGladiator666, murnau, DG, jungleJulian, Grey Seer, Gee W, Something Real, Cosmonaut-Copper, sherris, Ingeniero, agdsgn, sosse, Gigan923, Davefried81, KoldWarKid62, V I N E T I C U M, ridinvail, djamelameziane, daliens, Membrane, milotomi, The Hood, Finnish, Rob G, William Dreadful, Gethin entertainment, Alienfan1031, badmanlive, Jay Johns, Thoughts_Dreams, Movie fan, Drake, Daszkowski, BigDave, Ati, Farlander, peacefullatom, IIapagokc, Kethol, drucea, Cerulean Blue, Timiteh, UltraSega2017, hox, [AvPG]Corporal Hicks, Thombach, DonnaOleary, colonialsoldier, Aloo, RR44, AustinKnight X, Alienneomorph, Capt Torgo, Willnotbenamed, [email protected], AdamPD, JoshuaBlank, bashkimints, Neomorph , Luciano, George-TheGreek, ALIEN1979, Asbjørn, dellsupport123456, MechaSkeleturtle666, Tyrannotodontosaurus aegypticus, Taylor Shaw, I Moon Girl, Walter, Asil, Samaira Khan, Xenomorphzilla, auximenes, For Close Encounters, MichaelArcher, Xenotaris, junsukiu, white smith, Musyaffa, NassaDane

Featured Forum Discussions

Alien: Covenant - Member Reviews

16 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-22 13:02:52

ALIEN: HOPE FOR THE FUTURE (FANGAME)

15 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-22 00:15:11

Ridley Scott Quotes on his Alien Movies

31 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-21 21:24:43

I created this monster for my friends at SCIFIED.

19 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-21 17:03:58

Alien Movie Quote Recite Challenge - How well do you remember Alien?

57 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-21 03:50:53

Shedding Some Light on David's Lab

83 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-20 15:41:50

David's Lab (Blu-Ray Teaser): David explains what the black goo is.

45 Replies • Last reply: 2017-08-20 13:34:15

See More

Featured Image Galleries

Alien: Covenant Images
Alien: Covenant Images

Browse the latest Alien: Covenant movie stills, film posters, trailer screenshots and concept artwork here.

Alien: Covenant Images
Kong: Skull Island Images

A collection of all Kong: Skull Island movie posters, images and trailer screenshots.

See More

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Sci-Fi Movie Merch Visit the Store
  • Forum Stats
  • 34,767 Members
  • 130 Recently Online
  • 26,359 Forum Topics
  • 289,292 Replies

© 2017 Scified.com, All Rights Reserved

Your account has not yet been verified. Please check your email for the verification link to begin posting.

Please review our rules before sharing content

Use Your E-Mail:


Password:


Stay Logged In

Content Policies & Legal Disclaimers