Monday, July 17, 2006

Frank R. Paul

In a career spanning over half a century, the pioneering Science Fiction illustrator Frank R. Paul (1884-1963) created, almost single-handedly, the visual vocabulary of the genre - from aliens to rocketships, other worlds and robots, Paul was the first to give form to concepts and ideas that has previously been created in the mind's eye through words in print.
Here's a nice selection of his black and white works from the late 1920's....

Baron Munchhausen's Scientific Adventures - Hugo Gernsback

A small portfolio of illustrations from the works of Jules Verne -

Monsters Of The Ray - A. Hyatt Verrill

Skylark Of Space - E. E. "Doc" Smith

The Magnetic Storm - also by Hugo Gernsback

The Second Swarm - J. Schlossel

From Amazing Stories Nov. 1930 -

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