It's found on io9.com, an online sci-fi magazine that features eleven sci-fi books from the early twentieth century that have exceptionally good cover art, as well as a synopsis of their plots and a slight historical contextualization of the work. This one concerns "A shy and retiring Chicago scientist manages to communicate with an advanced alien civilization, whose scientific secrets he refuses to share with Earth's flawed political powers; and he accidentally "broadcasts" a gorgeous naked blonde alien with whom he falls in love."
And there are NINE more where that came from!
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Pre-golden Age Sci-fi
Check out this article featured on BoingBoing.net today concerning Pre-golden age (1904-33) sci-fi book cover art!