Thursday, July 14, 2011

Reading Room: RACE FOR THE MOON "Thing on Sputnik 4"

As the Space Shuttle makes it's final journey...
...let's look at a tale created during early days of space travel, before Man had made it beyond the stratosphere, when we had NO idea of what awaited us "out there", but it was so kool to speculate...
From Race for the Moon #2 (1958).
Beautifully-rendered by Jack Kirby and Marvin Stein.
It's both amazing and depressing to see what we hoped to achieve in the (then) near-future, and to then see what we actually did...

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