2006 Science Fiction Calendar

Posted on January 2nd, 2006 @ 18:24
Filed Under Art & Design | 2 Comments

The Website at the End of the Universe presents its free science-fiction calendar for 2006 (it can be downloaded here). This year’s theme is “women in peril”, ilustrated with pulp covers that won’t be unknown to those familiar with the old sci-fi style–a different cover for each month.Said calendar being free, let’s click the linkie and get it!

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2 Responses to “2006 Science Fiction Calendar”

  1. Fredcq on January 2nd, 2006 9:05 pm

    Women in Peril, lol. That is funny. I just wrote a quick piece at my “other” blog, http://doomedtorock.blogspot.com about how the movie King Kong had a lot of racial overtones and an interesting attitude towards women. Women were always treated as fragile and in need of a man to help them out of any situation in old movies and comic.Stuff like this makes me laugh because, somewhere along the line, I decided that the main character of my novel had to be a woman. The character is not perfect but she is in no way fragile nor needs a man to help her with anything.I see that you have surpassed 75000 words! Congrats to you!

  2. Yzabel on January 4th, 2006 7:44 pm

    Hehe, of course it’s a bit of an old-fashioned view on women. Still, I find these ilustrations interesting–perhaps because they go back to an ear when I couldn’t read or watch sci-fi, since I wasn’t born, so it holds a little bit of mystery and fascination for me.And thanks! It’s not over yet–will this beast end, I wonder!–but I’m getting there. I’m getting there.

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