Just Weird and ever so slightly Alien … 1951

56933This is the cover of Weird Fantasy issue No.8 dated July/August 1951.
Weird Fantasy is a science fiction anthology comic that was part of the EC Comics line in the early 1950s. The companion comic for Weird Fantasy was Weird Science. Over a four-year span, Weird Fantasy ran for 22 issues, ending with the November–December 1953 issue.
This  bi-monthly science-fiction comic was published by Bill Gainces and edited by artist Al Feldstein who drew this front cover.


The good-looking couple are called Jack and Rosemary. Don’t know who the people trapped in the tubes are though!!

ws08Weird Science was published in the same time frame as its sister publication Weird Fantasy. This is issue No. 8 dated July/August 1951. Again the cover illustration is by Al Feldstein.

Interestingly this particular issue was apparently also the inspiration for the blockbuster movie Alien.

Follow this link Alien Explorations  for further details


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