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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 8:43 a.m. PST

I had seen some of his work before, but I had never seen this particular one until now. I chanced upon it by accident while looking for other WOTW pictures.

Looks like Saturn with tentacles dangling beneath it. Shouldn't be too difficult to duplicate, right? Just put a plastic jellyfish around a ring of some sort. :)

By the way, this was in the news earlier this year about Correa's WOTW illustrations:
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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 9:08 a.m. PST

Oh, yes IWOTW should be a lasting warning to all of us, to make sure our shots are up to date before any foreign travel.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 9:11 a.m. PST

Indeed. Stay up to date on shots and other meds when traveling or at home. Travelers could be sharing interesting germs when they come visit. :)

Dan
PS. Maybe HG Wells and others witnessed these atmospheric jellyfish back in their day.
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Carlo Fantom17 Dec 2017 10:17 a.m. PST

Almost, dare I say it, 'Lovecraftian'

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 11:36 a.m. PST

Indeed!

Dan

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 2:17 p.m. PST

Great link! Thanks for sharing this I have seen only a couple of these pictures before. I am a great fan of TWOTW and have some of the early editions but not the one with these pictures.

What does this picture purport to illustrate. A single flying Martian, or a tripod in the air.

The complete text of the book is online, with all of the illustrations, beautiful stuff

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There's another picture of that flying disc on page 137.

Nobody makes models of the tripods from these pictures, at least not in 28 mm that I collect.

goragrad In the TMP Dawghouse18 Dec 2017 6:10 p.m. PST

Interesting.

Have seen some of those before, not quite sure when.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2017 10:46 p.m. PST

Goragrad

You have? Then I hope they didn't look like these. :)

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Legion 421 Dec 2017 7:35 a.m. PST

I see those all the time in the fields across from my house. No big deal !

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