[DWJ] Space squids and other monsters

Charlie Butler charles.hannibal at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 11:19:49 EDT 2009


2009/4/21 Jenny Schwartzberg <schwartzbergj at newberry.org>:
>
> >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.


Interesting. Were they consciously recycling older pictures of squid-like
monsters attacking sailing ships, do you think? (As here -
http://homepage.mac.com/topcover/blog/images/kraken3.jpg
<http://homepage.mac.com/topcover/blog/images/kraken3.jpg>-
and many other places.)

Charlie

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