[DWJ] Space squids and other monsters
schwartzbergj at newberry.org
Tue Apr 21 11:12:13 EDT 2009
Coming late into this conversation, I did want to say that many old pulp
magazine covers portrayed weird squid- or octopi-looking monsters
threatening people and spaceships. The covers often had very little to
do with the stories inside the magazines, so this is a visual
science-fiction trope that later authors spun into words.
>> Has anyone here ever actually encounted a giant space-travelling
>> squid in a
>> work of science fiction? I never have...
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