33 posts tagged Black and White
Raumpatrouille – Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (Space Patrol – The Fantastic Adventures of the Spaceship Orion), was the first German science fiction television series. Its seven episodes were broadcast by ARD beginning September 17, 1966 six years before Star Trek first aired in West Germany (in 1972). Being a huge success with several reruns audience ratings went up to 56%. Over the years, the series acquired a distinct cult status in Germany - Via: 1 | 2
BBC One, September 27th, 1963 — 50 years ago — marks the day when the inaugural cast of Doctor Who (with William Hartnell playing the first incarnation of our favorite Time Lord) began filming the first scenes of the iconic science fiction show’s pilot episode.
Superb science fiction creation by the very talented Justin Benzel!!
Original set photo from Star Wars (1977) featuring the Bantha which was created using an elephant!
Gort the Robot from “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (1951)
Superb classic science fiction art!!!
Such an fantastic film!!! Vintage Science Fiction at it best!! :)
~The Captain OC
Was just recently introduced to this incredible science fiction artwork book!!!
Its an A2 sized book, so it is quite large. It’s called Science Fiction Art - “The Fantasies of SF”, and it is compiled and introduced by Brian Aldiss, First President of the British Science Fiction Association; Ditmar Award 1969 for Best Contemporary Writer of Science Fiction.
The book covers science fiction art from 1926 to the 1970’s. Published in 1975 by New English Library.
It has 115 illustrations in full color, plus 173 in black and white.
The contents are-
GREAT COMIC STRIPS; “Themes in science fiction”
DELIGHTFUL DOOMSDAYS; “Catastrophes”
BEYOND THE BEYOND; “Distant planets”
HERE BE MONSTERS; “Alien life”
SPIRES AND SEWERS; “Future cities”
INTERPLANETARY PETS; “Girls in science fiction”
HANDS WITHOUT HEADS; “Great machines”
MEN OF METAL; “Robots”
IDEAS IN ACTION; “Two SF ideas develop”
THE MAGAZINE GALLERY
INDEX OF ARTISTS, INDEX OF MAGAZINES
Aliens + UFO + Beautiful Female = Awesome!!!!