Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

This is our lounge area. Feel free to come in and get acquainted!
User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Ed Emshwiller bookplates available only from Galaxy Magazine. :coolspecs:

Really got 'em or just a picture?
Alas no, just a pic. Should I vectorize it?

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Image

User avatar
Rob Lister
Posts: 22426
Joined: Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:15 pm
Title: Incipient toppler
Location: Swimming in Lake Ed

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Rob Lister »

^comment

The talent portion of the contest must have been of far more importance back then.

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 82820
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred »

Witness wrote:Alas no, just a pic. Should I vectorize it?
Don't bother vectorizing, but do you have a link to the whole collection, perhaps?

Not really on topic, but my two favorite science fiction illustrators of that era aren't the usual suspects. They are Emsh (as he was known), and Don Martin.

Yes that Don Martin. :coolspecs:
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 82820
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred »

Rob Lister wrote:^comment

The talent portion of the contest must have been of far more importance back then.
Nope.

She's a sexpot.

Big tits were not in fashion.

A foreign country indeed. 8)
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.

User avatar
Pyrrho
Posts: 29369
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:17 am
Title: Man in Black
Location: Division 6

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho »

I have a book here titled, "The Golden Age of Advertising-the 60's" and a scanner.

Name your poison, boys.

For you Dexter fans...

Image
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

User avatar
whitefork
Posts: 3957
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:23 pm
Title: Nearly Normal
Location: I live in Trafalgar Square with four lions to guard me.

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by whitefork »

ed wrote:Image :o
Mr. McKinley he didn't do no wrong
Rode on in to Buffalo but he didn't stay too long
Hard times, hard times, hard times

The people all can running round to see what had been done
You have shot the president down with your Iver Johnson gun
Hard times, hard times, hard times
"White House Blues"
If it's good enough for Nelson, it's quite good enough for me.

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

foreign countries is poison to americans .other countries do it better
Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

beatles is shit---finnish rawhide dco it better
Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
Pyrrho
Posts: 29369
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:17 am
Title: Man in Black
Location: Division 6

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho »

Image
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

past a<re the years of dream
Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

pasifists always loose
Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

i live allready
Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
pillory
Posts: 9479
Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:13 pm
Location: here and there mostly out

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by pillory »

Pillory-deletable stuff since Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:15 pm

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Don't bother vectorizing, but do you have a link to the whole collection, perhaps?
Dunno, how many did he design?

Image

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Nope.

She's a sexpot.

Big tits were not in fashion.

A foreign country indeed. 8)
Interesting point, how "beauty" depends on fashion. The platinum-blonde-bimbo is still going strong, but faces have now to be more angular, cheekbones, heavy jaws. And all very pneumatic…

Image

Bathing with a towel, precognition, certainly.

User avatar
Abdul Alhazred
Posts: 82820
Joined: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:33 pm
Title: Yes, that one.
Location: Chicago

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred »

Witness wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Don't bother vectorizing, but do you have a link to the whole collection, perhaps?
Dunno, how many did he design?
Linky poo? :)
Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Linky poo? :)
Yes, please.

User avatar
Witness
Posts: 27741
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness »

Image

User avatar
hammegk
Posts: 15134
Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2004 1:16 pm
Title: Curmudgeon
Location: Hither, sometimes Yon

Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by hammegk »

Pyrrho wrote:Image
Fine corinthian leather?