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The Secret Martians

Another day, another retro futuristic book cover from the 60s. This illustration was created by Ed Valigursky, a very prolific science fiction illustrator who painted over 100 covers for Ace Books from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. He also was a cover artist for Amazing stories and Fantastic.     The Secret Martians cover is […]

Shigeru Komatsuzaki sci-fi illustration

“Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new.”

– Ed Catmull, Creativity, Inc

Portrait of a woman - work in progress
vintage movie poster illustration

Planet of Dinosaurs is a very forgettable 70s movie about the crew of a spaceship that crashes on a planet full of dinosaurs. They get attacked by the savage beasts, and sometimes win, sometimes lose. You can read a good review of the movie at Parlor of Horror, or watch it on youtube. The acting […]

The Crack In Space. Vintage book cover illustration.

Find another world for the deep-freeze people I was browsing Pinterest as I usually do, looking at pretty illustrations and cool illustration when the book cover for Philip K. Dick’s The Crack In Space caught my attention (via Cadwalader Ringgold).     As usual, I have no idea what the book is about, but the […]

Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell.

– Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund


Mad Catz first unveiled the S.U.R.F.R. bluetooth controller back in march 2015, but it’s only been available since December 2015. It is an interesting gadget marketed as a media and game controller. The concept seemed interesting to me, so I finally decided to get one to try it out. So, is it any good? Should you go buy one? […]


It’s the turn of a freaky and awesome vintage comic book series. Weird War Tales. “The Mistery and Madness” of this comic book series could be an awesome TV series, if done right. Hey Netflix…please? This anthology of stories was published on a monthly basis by DC Comics from 1971 to 1983. That is 124 […]

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
– Walt Disney