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Feb 26

The Silver Surfers hippie brother.Click for full image

Perry Comments: Best read while listening to Steppenwolf.
Published 1977

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 7.62 out of 10)
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13 Responses to “Lieut Gulliver Jones – His Vacation”

  1. THX 1138 Says:

    That’s a long drop if he falls in. Isn’t he facing the wrong way?

  2. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Po the Teletubbie cut loose during his teenage years.

  3. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Lieut Gulliver Jones: His Colons

  4. Bibliomancer Says:

    Surfing With The Alien

  5. Tom Noir Says:

    1) That is a terrible title. Maybe the worst title in all of sci-fi-dom.

    2) That surfboard’s shape is all wrong, even assuming that things are supposed to work different iiiiiiin spaaaaaaaace.

  6. fred Says:

    Given what the book really is (written in 1905-totally ripped of by Burroughs for his John Carter/Mars books), this cover makes no sense. Marvel even did him in the 70’s.
    http://davekarlenoriginalartblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/marvel-spotlight-creatures-on-loose.html

  7. Anna T. Says:

    This guy is demeaning the art of space surfing with his tacky gear! No one wears bright red hazmat suits and paints their board to look like an ugly rug unless they have absolutely no taste.

    And his board’s rectangular. The horror.

  8. B. Chiclitz Says:

    Isn’t the problem not that he doesn’t know how to ride a surfboard, but that he doesn’t know how to take a magic carpet ride?

  9. Tat Wood Says:

    It takes real bravery to go near salt water after your skin’s been removed.

  10. HappyBookworm Says:

    Is he surfing an aurora? Maybe that explains the half-ping-pong balls over his eyes. You know, to shield them from cosmic rays…

  11. Perry Armstrong Says:

    It’s a quest… It’s a quest for fun.

  12. anon Says:

    Miss Rafter sees
    LI’L ELVIS OJUVU: TEARING THIS OCEAN
    by well-rested Ron Dina
    Turn necrotic & die alone, Glenn R. Gory

  13. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Awful title. It should’ve been
    HANG TEN… LIGHTYEARS

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