Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi Sweepstakes

In the heady days before Sputnik, the Soviet Union was bursting with enthusiasm for space travel and the conquest of big-headed aliens with tentacles coming off their faces. Dark Roasted Blend has posted a gallery of pulpy Soviet scifi art that's full of speed lines, light rays, spaceships, giant robots and killer aliens. Click through for our favorite Soviet futuristic art blasts.

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Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS

Soviets Lost Cold War, Won Pulp Scifi SweepstakesS