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Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

YES YES YES















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Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

dudeness
Mar 5, 2010

Cat Army


Fallen Rib

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

RBA Starblade
Apr 27, 2008

Going Home.


Is number two in the op God Emperor of Dune?

dudeness
Mar 5, 2010

Cat Army


Fallen Rib

I always liked this one from the Foundation books




Also that's totally Michael Cera on the cover of 1984

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

Angepain
Jul 13, 2012

what keeps happening to my clothes




skasion
Feb 13, 2012

Why don't you perform zazen, facing a wall?


skasion
Feb 13, 2012

Why don't you perform zazen, facing a wall?


Midjack
Dec 24, 2007






Biscuit Hider

Bob Quixote
Jul 7, 2006

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Grimey Drawer


Oh poo poo, I read this one - Smith had an absolutely crazy future setting that felt extremely unique considering he made it before Herbert wrote Dune.

I think I might even have a copy of that paperback somewhere in my house.

skasion
Feb 13, 2012

Why don't you perform zazen, facing a wall?


Bob Quixote posted:

Oh poo poo, I read this one - Smith had an absolutely crazy future setting that felt extremely unique considering he made it before Herbert wrote Dune.

I think I might even have a copy of that paperback somewhere in my house.

Yeah itís extremely underrated. Wish he had written more novels, he was a genuine weirdo.

Bob Quixote
Jul 7, 2006

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Grimey Drawer

skasion posted:

Yeah itís extremely underrated. Wish he had written more novels, he was a genuine weirdo.

A lot of his short stories that I've read were set in his Instrumentality of Mankind setting, and poo poo like the local immortality drug being grown on mountain sized mutant sheep and the sheep planet being defended by amplified psychic attacks generated by machines hooked up to hyper-aggressive space-cat-weasels bred to be as savage as possible is true grade-A sci-fi insanity.

Not everything he wrote was a winner, but I'd put the best of his stuff up against any of the other 60's sci-fi writers in terms of sheer bonkers creativity.

mind the walrus
Sep 22, 2006



Good thread topic.

The original covers for the Mars Trilogy were the most evocative poo poo when I was a kid.


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Oct 12, 2009


Squizzle
Apr 24, 2008


ďIíll have to get you to excuse me, my friend, I ainít no hat-rack.Ē

Fun Shoe



her face says AUGH MY BACK

Squizzle
Apr 24, 2008


ďIíll have to get you to excuse me, my friend, I ainít no hat-rack.Ē

Fun Shoe

Bob Quixote posted:

A lot of his short stories that I've read were set in his Instrumentality of Mankind setting, and poo poo like the local immortality drug being grown on mountain sized mutant sheep and the sheep planet being defended by amplified psychic attacks generated by machines hooked up to hyper-aggressive space-cat-weasels bred to be as savage as possible is true grade-A sci-fi insanity.

Not everything he wrote was a winner, but I'd put the best of his stuff up against any of the other 60's sci-fi writers in terms of sheer bonkers creativity.

the instrumentality of mankind is amazing and if you have found yrself suddenly w tons of time on yr hands, get a collected edition and read them all

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

nice BOOKS

Squizzle
Apr 24, 2008


ďIíll have to get you to excuse me, my friend, I ainít no hat-rack.Ē

Fun Shoe

Pick posted:

nice BOOKS

that issue of planet stories contains TWO EXCITING NOVELS, TWO THRILLING NOVELETTES, and FIVE FASCINATING STORIES, plus the vizigraph!!!!

Squizzle
Apr 24, 2008


ďIíll have to get you to excuse me, my friend, I ainít no hat-rack.Ē

Fun Shoe



radio

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

Are dragons short wave or long wave

hard counter
Jan 2, 2015







mind the walrus posted:

Good thread topic.

The original covers for the Mars Trilogy were the most evocative poo poo when I was a kid.




when i was young i wanted to check these out from the library but there was always a huge wait list

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

little fuzzy!

hard counter
Jan 2, 2015



Squizzle
Apr 24, 2008


ďIíll have to get you to excuse me, my friend, I ainít no hat-rack.Ē

Fun Shoe




i honestly prefer this one tho

hard counter
Jan 2, 2015



yeah that's a solid one too

either way, piper landed himself some insane covers

Midjack
Dec 24, 2007






Biscuit Hider


That series went to some weird places for a late elementary age book.

Linux Pirate
Apr 21, 2012

Well, there goes our grant money.



Midjack posted:

That series went to some weird places for a late elementary age book.

seriously.

hard counter
Jan 2, 2015



Midjack posted:

That series went to some weird places for a late elementary age book.

yeah i'll say





Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost


YES YES YES YES YES YES

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost



This series actually got just as weird and troubling, though. I love this particular series and re-read it every couple of years. It's not like it takes long to do so.

The captain's story is certainly dark as gently caress! ha ha I have rods in my brain that help modulate my behavior because I made a whistleblower complaint that was accurate but dismissed and the punishment was I will still be used for my aptitude in captaincy but I am not allowed to control my reactions to things that might elicit an emotional response

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

actually v tempting to make a bruce coville sci fi thread, so you can all be encouraged to re-read those books and go "holy crap I forgot about [x]"

Veib
Dec 10, 2007



Grimey Drawer



This is the cover for the Finnish translation of The Man in the High Castle from 1992. It's my favorite book cover of all time.

Pick
Jul 19, 2009
mottled gecko

Nap Ghost

drat

Farmer Crack-Ass
Jan 2, 2001

~this is me posting irl~


heh more like Man in the White Castle am i right??

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RBA Starblade
Apr 27, 2008

Going Home.


hard counter posted:

yeah i'll say



Lol, alien teacher isn't hearing any of Earth's bullshit excuses

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