Terra was the most important postwar science fiction magazine in West Germany — and its covers were bursting with strange monsters and weird struggles in outer space. The Monster Brains blog has gathered some of the greatest monster-focused covers.

Check out our favorite images below, and more at the link. [Monster Brains]

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS

Germany's greatest postwar science fiction magazine was bursting with terrifying monstersS