Sorting through yet more basement stuff, I came upon a box of pulp sci-fi magazines from the 1960s through 1980s. How about it — brains, anyone? …
These days we’re more worried about the Zombie Apocalypse than what went on in Atlantis. The characters with open skulls would look mighty attractive to our zombie friends.
Of course I can’t resist posting some more of these great vintage cover illustrations. Here’s a sea serpent of unequal heads, ridden by what appears to be a spaceman in a cape. I wish I could find attribution for these pictures, but I don’t see a signature, or even a credit inside.
I don’t think they’re too creepy to be art, do you?
As for Five Photos — the rules are: “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a short paragraph, and each day nominate another blogger for the challenge. With thanks once more to Jean at Social Bridge for nominating me for this blogging challenge, today I’m passing the torch to Pip at Sustainability Soapbox.
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