Russian artist Alex Andreev creates eerie images of haunted technology and otherworldly threats, from aliens to kaiju to chthonic monsters. The title image was the inspiration for a sci-fi short I am currently finishing, “They […]
It was trash day. Blue bins lined the residential street like silent mourners while dark clouds rolled overhead making threats they couldn’t keep. Nio and Quinn sat in an unmarked government vehicle three streets down […]
The doctor’s eyes bulged from shock and asphyxiation as Mariko pulled the power cord taut. Her arms shook amid spittle and gasps, and she watched the frail man’s squirming tongue turn blue in his mouth. […]
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All I know is, if you were a young woman between 1930 and 1960, there was apparently a worrying non-zero chance you’d end up experimented on inside a giant glass tube! As a visual trope, […]
I’ve been writing lately about how cyberpunk at 40 is becoming quaint and anachronistic but that most don’t see it because that’s the narrative of the future that most appeals. (There’s even a big computer […]
The rich sci-fi concept art of Allen Wei is just something you have to see on a big screen to appreciate. His detailed images of spaceships, megafactories, and alien temples seem almost like photographs. Find […]
The bus pulled onto the shoulder to report the bleeder on the side of the highway. A car had clipped the man’s leg, which bent awkwardly to one side. His hands were frozen into fists […]
Julie Dillon (born in 1982) is an American artist specializing in science fiction and fantasy art. A freelance illustrator, Dillon has created images for games, book and magazine covers, and covers for musical albums. Dillon’s […]
With the new puppy, of course I have to share this chapter from ZERO SIGNAL.