• This video shows how surrealist cover art gave us the sci-fi genre we know today

    9 days ago - By The Verge

    Science fiction has an eclectic history. Authors have explored bizarre new worlds, strange aliens, and unimaginable futures. The pulp novels of the mid-20th century contained all of this, and they were packaged with dazzling cover art that would go on to define the genre for decades. A new video from Evan Puschak's YouTube channelNerdwriter dives into the underappreciated history of the genre's cover art and what it spells for the future of the genre.
    The video highlights Frank R. Paul, the cover illustrator for Amazing Stories, the first magazine devoted to science fiction. His covers...
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