20th Century Spanish Pulp Covers Are Possibly the Greatest in the World

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Garish colors, screaming titles, smooth robots and bold, bulbous rockets — who could ask for more in a pulp cover? Of all the nations producing pulp fiction in the 20th century, Spain stands out for having the very best packaging for these tales of aliens and outer space.

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Illustrations of Boixcar (Guillermo Sánchex Boix, 1917-1960) on the covers of El Mundo Futuro

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The Country of Robots, by Clark Carrados

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Covers of the shot-lived Futuro magazine, with foreign (mostly British) sci-fi stories, 1957

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Single-eyed creatures on covers printed between 1957 and 1960

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The Fifth Dimension

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Some covers of Hazañas de la juventud audaz (Feats of the Brave Youth), a series of stories written by George H. White (Pascual Enguídanos Usach), with graphic works of Matías Alonso, 1959-1960

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The Moon People

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Si los mundos chocan (When Worlds Collide), by Alf Regaldie and Las Estrellas Amenazan, by George White (Pascual Enguídanos Usach)

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