James Bama

Am I Blue?

Monochromatic painting has been part of the avante garde since the end of the 19th century, but science fiction and fantasy artists use monochromatic painting techniques to a great effect.

The Icon of Monsters and Monster Models

Probably the most well-known monster ever imagined is Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Around 1960 Aurora obtained a license from Universal Studios to produce a Frankenstein plastic model kit. It started a craze.

The Art of Star Trek

Star Trek has been around since September 8, 1966. At forty-seven years old Star Trek is one year younger than I am. We grew up together. Star Trek and I were best friends.

TIME MACHINE: Past Popular Posts

Like the Omega 13 Device – but Better! Travel back in time up to seven days, not a paltry 13 seconds.  Why, 13 seconds doesn’t give you a chance to do much of anything beyond changing a single mistake.  Correct your own possible mistakes by reading some of these great posts you might have missed. […]

Great Science Fiction Artists – James Bama

James Bama single-handedly introduced the entire world to Doc Savage (he and his editors at Bantam Books and art director Len Leone). Doc Savage, as most of you know, was the greatest of the pulp heroes of the 1930s who eventually faded away after World War Two (along with the other great pulp heroes, The […]