out these Pre-Mars Attacks artworks by Norman Saunders.
before Mars Attacks, Norm made this cover illustration for a science
fiction magazine. This famous cover was admired by Topps editor,
Woody Gelman, a pulp collector, who was inspired to commission
Norm to paint the series.
June 1950, Famous Fantastic Mysteries
years before Mars Attacks, Norm made this two-page illustration
for Modern Mechanics, where he first explored the idea of a monstrous
1930, Modern Mechanics, page 68
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CLICK HERE to see a reference photo taken by Norm
so he could study the lighting effects for his portrayals of
the Martians in this series.
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