Lors d'une interview de Tom Kaczynski, "La Guerre du Feu" a été citée comme une des influences pour son travail d'illustrateur : Democratizing objects: a discussion with Tom Kaczynski. Extrait :
"Tom Kaczynski : That strip was also influenced by Quest for Fire, which I don't know if you've ever seen but it's a pretty amazing movie from the early '80s, I think it holds up really well. I was watching the behind the scenes stuff from the movie and it was interesting to see all these made-up Neanderthal-type human beings, with headphones on, in this modern environment. It just seemed really resonant and interesting.
Nick Hanover for Comics Bulletin : I was wondering if that had an influence on the story because, well, there's not too many caveman movies out there. [laughs]
Tom Kaczynski : [laughs] Or not too many good ones…"
L'album "Beta Testing the Apocalypse" de Tom Kaczynski (Fantagraphics - 2013), en vente sur le site de Fantagraphics Books Inc., comporte plusieurs planches à l'ambiance préhistorienne. Un extrait de cet album est téléchargeable sur le site de l'éditeur pour vous en convaincre.
J.-H. Rosny aîné "La Guerre du Feu", illustrations de Tom Kaczynski : "Beta Testing the Apocalypse" de Tom Kaczynski (Extrait)