I finally saw War of the Worlds this weekend. Good flick for a summer blockbuster. But I couldn’t help wondering why anyone didn’t just pull Wonder Woman’s trick from the original Justice League cartoon - simply lasso up the tripods unsteady three legs and pull!
Anyway, who are (in the Teeming Millions’ inestimble group opinion) the best otherworldly conquerors of Earth? Some contenders are -
walking Tripods (“War of the Worlds” - 2005)
flying Tripods (“War of the Worlds” - 1953)
the Visitors (“V”)
the Daleks (Countless “Doctor Who” aliens tried to overthrow Earth, only the ol’ pepperpots succeeded!)
li’l green dudes from Mars (“Mars Attacks!” - personally I favor them the most, sheerly on the basis of their punky attitude.)
the Living Dead (the original “Night of…” specifies that the dead were reanimated from extra-terrestrial radiation, so they are technically eligible contenders)
the Old Ones (Cthulhu & his ilk, from the world of H.P. Lovecraft)
the “to Serve Man” bigheads from “the Twilight Zone.”
That’s just off the top of my head. I’m sure I’m missing a bunch more. Who’d I leave out, and who’s YOUR favorite?