Category: scifi

Artist Juan Giménez has died due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. He was 76.

2001: A Space Odyssey premiered on this day in 1968.

Star Trek art by Paul Wenzel for a jigsaw puzzle from F.X. Schmid, 1993.

A bonkers TV spot for a bonkers movie: A BOY AND HIS DOG, 1975, directed by L.Q. Jones.

Australian poster for WESTWORLD, 1973.

Japanese poster for The Empire Strikes Back, 1980. Artwork by Bob Peak.

Desperate spacemen, illustrated by Johnny Bruck.

“They said I was this William Shatner character, and I figured I had to be it, pompous, takes himself seriously, hardheaded. So I played it. But I didn’t see it. That character doesn’t seem like me to me. I know the real William Shatner.”
—William Shatner

Happy birthday to William Shatner, aka Captain James Tiberius Kirk, still boldly going at 87. He was born in Montreal, Canada, on March 22, 1931.

The Andromeda Strain, 1971, directed by Robert Wise.