Remember When Dreams Could Be Reached For The Price Of A Quarter?

The coin-operated kiddie ride. Once the delight of children, now they are increasingly relegated to nostalgic memory. As they should be. Everyone remembers the sheer pleasure you got as a wee child, when your parents handed you a quarter, and you were able to climb aboard and set off in a grand adventure.… » 2/13/15 4:59pm 2/13/15 4:59pm

Vladislav Ociacia's Robot Renders Are Works Of Art

Be still my robotic heart! The level of detail is astounding and makes the renders look more like production models than concept art. The robotic organs are a fantastic concept and give the robots a sort of macabre humanity. The next sci-fi blockbuster needs make use of these robot designs. » 1/20/15 1:21pm 1/20/15 1:21pm

Deviant Focus: Capturing the romance of space exploration

This week's Focus is on famed cover painter, Alan Gutierrez. "Capturing the romance of space exploration" is how he defines his work, and that's a perfect description. Alan's work has been featured on the covers of magazines, books, games, and on display in galleries. His work even appeared many years ago here on io9. » 6/11/13 4:01pm 6/11/13 4:01pm

Dr. Seuss's Evil Dead is the children's book that needs to happen

DeviantArtist DrFaustusAU has done many a Dr. Seuss-style covers for such non-Seussical works as H.P. Lovecraft, Silent Hll and more (as we've shown you). But, while awesome, none of them approach the glory of this cover for Dr. Seuss' The Evil Dead Are in my Shed! Now all I want to do for the rest of the day is… » 4/09/13 6:40am 4/09/13 6:40am