With the heat wave going by it became more than appropriate to share with you pictures of the copies we received for which we made the cover art. Yes, that’s right! None other than Cirsova, the “Magazine of Thrilling Adventure and Daring Suspense” Summer Special #1.
We illustrated the story named “Halcyon” by Caroline Furlong and received wonderful guidance and the story itself to read.
It’s always somewhat magical to try and fish the underlying imagery and mood that is put into the narrative to then do the utmost to condense it into one single image and we doubled our happyness since not only Cirsova’s team but also the author herself gave a thumbs up to our interpretation.
In her post, Cora talks about how the Golden Age of Science Fiction was more diverse than it’s generally given credit for as she takes a look at the 2019 and the 1944 Retro Hugo Awards nominees (the latter of which includes a couple Brackett stories!).
One of the focuses of our own pulp review series at Castalia House (rerunning here through the end of the year) was to illustrate that the pulps were not what people have thought they were by showing what they actually were. And few if any of the nearly 150 stories we reviewed were anything like…
Cirsova Summer Special Out Today! + Tangent Online Review — Cirsova
We’re sharing the cover we made for the Cirsova Summer Special!
Our Summer Special is Out Now! Amazon eBook Barnes & Noble eBook Amazon Paperback Barnes & Noble Paperback Lulu Hardcover [with wrap-around dustjacket art!] Check out this review on Tangent Online. The Ghost of Torreón By EDD VICK and MANNY FRISHBERG A strange experiment gone wrong has granted Professor Rigoberto “Beto” Caminante an extraordinary power—the […]
Leigh Brackett’s Enchantress of Venus is out this Friday!
It’s this Friday already! Don’t miss Volume two of the Illustrated Stark we proudly illustrated for Cirsova Publishing!
Dark Secrets of an Inhuman Race Lie Hidden Beneath the Seas of Venus! Eric John Stark travels the shores of Venus’ gaseous red seas seeking the whereabouts of a missing comrade. Pursuing this mystery puts him in the hands of the Lhari, a cruel and power-hungry family that rules over the pirate enclave of Shuruun! […]