Ismail Shammout

Ismail Shammout was a Palestinian artist born in the town of Lydda (later renamed Lod) in 1930. To quote from an excellent review of his work at Howling Infinite, “His Palestine is a timeless, almost dreamlike place … there are scenes of harvest time and the gathering of the fruits of the fields and the … More Ismail Shammout

Sprawl Trilogy Covers by Josan Gonzalez

Thought I’d share this really inspiring set of book cover illustrations by Josan Gonzalez for William Gibson’s famous Sprawl trilogy. I read Neuromancer last spring – it’s an extremely chaotic, confusing dystopia you’re plunged into but I had a great time from beginning to end. The books are considered classics of the cyberpunk genre and … More Sprawl Trilogy Covers by Josan Gonzalez

Lux Noctis II by Reuben Wu

Via Faith Is Torment: “This ongoing project entitled Lux Noctis by Chicago-based photographer Reuben Wu ‘depicts landscapes within the framework of traditional landscape photography but influenced by ideas of planetary exploration, 19th-century sublime romantic painting, and science fiction.’  Wu imagined these scenes as the familiar transformed into undiscovered landscapes to renew perceptions of our world.” Each … More Lux Noctis II by Reuben Wu

21 Alternative Horror Film Posters

With Halloween around the corner, I decided to relax and spend an afternoon browsing through my ever-growing swipe file collection, looking for inspiration. And since I’ve amassed a huge amount of incredible alternative horror and sci-fi posters over the years, there was plenty of it. I figured I’d share a few for anyone else who’s interested. Happy … More 21 Alternative Horror Film Posters

Los Tejanos

Comics get a bad rap. The industry is usually painted with the same broad brush, stereotyped as juvenile schlock. While that’s sometimes fair, there’s a wealth of incredibly drawn, thought-provoking comics out there too. Jack Jackson’s “Los Tejanos” is one of those books. It was published in 1981, when the market for a historical western comic was pretty slim; bookstores didn’t … More Los Tejanos