Ever heard of Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze? You will, you will. Steve brings us some news about him/it, and a book review.
For the last of his NaNoWriMo “redux“ columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days!
The world of illustration lost a real treasure this past week when artist Glen Orbik lost his long battle with cancer on May 11th.
You don’t have to be “manly” to paint “manly”.
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.
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.
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.
This post is about powerful images and the way that they can become stuck in the public consciousness.
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. […]
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 […]