The Dim-Post

June 25, 2010

More 50s book covers

Filed under: art,books — danylmc @ 2:16 pm

Over the jump . . .

Thanks to Neil who sent this in:

‘Grandpa’ looks like my mental image of Robert Heinlein.

Sam found my Junkie cover online:

Burroughs must have laughed like a jackel when he saw this. A sick, evil, gay jackel. I have an 80’s repreint with this cover, not the original which is – apparently – very valuable.

There is, inevitably, a web site devoted to such things here. One of my favorites:

We’ve all been there.

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4 Comments »

  1. ‘Grandpa’ looks like my mental image of Robert Heinlein.

    I suspect that picture also looks like Robert Heinlein’s mental image of Robert Heinlein…

    Comment by Psycho Milt — June 25, 2010 @ 3:29 pm

  2. Reminds me of this page: http://www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net/c.cgi?u=uscc_part1

    Comment by Robbie — June 25, 2010 @ 4:20 pm

  3. I lost my original of this album (before youtube was born) but the interweb made it all better again:

    Burroughs and the disposable heroes of hiphoprisy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQKFCfeZzjQ

    Comment by TimM — June 25, 2010 @ 4:32 pm

  4. I recently subscribed to a blog devoted to posting bad SF&F covers: http://www.goodshowsir.co.uk/

    Comment by Repton — June 25, 2010 @ 4:52 pm


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