In 1940, Fantastic Adventures postulated what life on other planets would look like with a series of beautiful illustrations by Frank R. Paul. We're fairly disappointed that none of these creatures actually exist in the solar system, but we're still holding out for the alternate universes where all of this is true.
[via Retro Futurism Tons more creatures!]
Your daily offsite links are full of creatures with information. Highlights include:
- Get spoiled on “The Angels Take Manhattan.”
- Find out who is writing the new Looney Tunes movie.
- Rock n' roll sci-fi!
- Cool xkcd comic depicts a giant world!
- Look at this cool Harry Potter ring: glasses+lighting bolt!
- New SF anthology Rock On features rock n' roll sci-fi stories.
- A bunch of new spoilery pictures from Doctor Who's "The Angels Take Manhattan.”
- Jenny Slate is writing a new Looney Tunes movie.
- The first level of Super Mario depicted as a Möbius strip.
- Mary Poppins biopic with Emma Thompson update.
- On no Curiosity! Approach that pyramid rock with caution!
- Make your own Hobbit trailer on the official site.
- The latest George Lucas absurdity about Indiana Jones 5.
- Nathan Fillion is looking for a faux-Nathan Fillion.
- Is this Marvel exec kind of dissing The Justice League?
- Check out the forgotten Lord of the Rings illustrations.
Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Tor.com. Stubby remembers when the solar system was a more magical place.