Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas from the Outer Limits

As a holiday treat, here’s a small gallery of painterly Christmas-themed covers from the great Galaxy Science Fiction magazine, all from the mid-50s and early 1960s, arguably the golden age of science fiction illustration. These were done by Ed Emschwiller, … Continue reading

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We Can Build You

The scene is a basement repair shop, 1982. Work benches, tools, and a prone robotic simulacra of Abraham Lincoln, being turned on for the first time. In the presence of its makers, the Lincoln is slowly emerging from objecthood into the … Continue reading

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