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7 of movie history’s most iconic classic sci-fi posters

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Sci-fi is a graphic designer’s dream: lurid planetary colours! Monsters! Tentacles! Women screaming! The 1950s was the heyday. Not held back by political correctness, artists went wild with buxom women in waspishly waisted costumes and the graphic depictions of the things that made young kids reading comic books by torchlight afraid – those pesky aliens. But before all that was…
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Small tales: The rise and fall of the short story

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Ah, the short story: the icing on our literary cake! We love short fiction – we read it and write it, we buy it in bulk and try to entice everybody else to get on board the short story train. Think about it: a fraction of the length of a novel but with all the drama, emotion, linguistic jiggery and excitement that any five-hundred page beast can boast!

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