The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics


Virgil Finlay's awesome illustrations from 1947's Real Fact Stories depict a future governed not by scientific prediction, but whatever the comics' writer damn well dreamt up. Witness a world without oceans and subterranean cities hidden from the dead Sun.

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The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics

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The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics

The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics

The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics

The time-traveling telescope and other futuristic visions from 1940s pulp comics