The Ultimate German-Inspired Gothic Art Frenzy!

We always suspected the lush, surreal covers of Germany's 1919 fantasy magazine Der Orchideengarten would drive people to madness... and now it has come to pass. A Journey Round My Skull posted more Orchideengarten images, and sponsored a bookplate contest. » 10/29/09 12:39pm 10/29/09 12:39pm

The Lovely, Surreal Ugliness Of The World's First Fantasy Magazine

The first fantasy/horror magazine wasn't Weird Tales — it was Austrian magazine Der Orchideengarten (The Garden Of Orchids), launched in 1919. Featuring H.G. Wells and Karel Capek, the magazine was also known for its lush, surreal art. Gallery below. » 7/07/09 11:07am 7/07/09 11:07am