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The Terran Trade Authority at Loncon

Remember these books? They’re the brainchild of Stewart Cowley who was idling in an airport bookshop one day in the late 1970’s and wondered if it would be possible to dream up a context for much of the SF art … Continue reading

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The Art of Ian Miller

Ian Miller will be signing copies of his new artbook at the Forbidden Planet shop in London at 1.00 on Saturday, 22nd March. You can find the real cover on Amazon, but here are a few of the other early … Continue reading

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New covers by Gordon Crabb

Here are some recent American covers illustrated by Gordon Crabb. They’re quite different from much of the UK work which tends to be more about wartime or Victorian sagas. But then, it’s good to be seen in a different light. … Continue reading

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A Monster Calls is published in the US

There have been some excellent reviews for this remarkable book, and not just for the author. “The power of this beautiful and achingly sad story for readers over the age of 12 derives not only from Mr Ness’s capacity to … Continue reading

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John Harris – and John Martin at the Tate

John Harris was invited to the private view of the new exhibition at Tate Britain this week as he is one of today’s artists known to have been influenced by the Victorian artist of the apocalypse. John’s painting, Quiet Night … Continue reading

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Yoon Ha Lee

John Harris has illustrated a story by Yoon Ha Lee for the Tor website. Called A Vector Alphabet of Interstellar Travel, the story gave John many ideas and he may even work up some more drawings based on this inspiring … Continue reading

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John Harris at the London Transport Museum

I’d recommend this Sense and the City exhibition to anyone who’s interested in the city of the future. It is, in fact, much more than that as it covers the past and possible future of communication, transport and city living. … Continue reading

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Fred Gambino at the British Library

At the launch of the new science fiction exhibition last night we were pleased to see how well the book cover paintings by Fred Gambino and Jim Burns were presented. China Mieville spoke in a very entertaining way, and the … Continue reading

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A Monster Calls

This week sees the launch of the much-awaited book by Patrick Ness and originally conceived by Siobhan Dowd. Walker Books hosted an excellent party last night, at which booksellers and reviewers expressed much interest in the book, and the families … Continue reading

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Fred Gambino’s website

This magnificent woolly mammoth by Fred Gambino was produced for Texas Monthly. And now Fred has updated his own website, with the mammoth leading you into an impressive collection of work for film, books and editorial work.

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