These retrofuturistic magazine covers sat in the background of Blade Runner

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Ridley Scott's incredible attention to detail in Blade Runner stretched all the way to the newsstands sitting in the background. He asked concept artist Tom Southwell to create these magazine covers for his dystopian Los Angeles.

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These covers actually appear in the film, sitting on a newsstand during one of the movie's street scenes. I might read Dorgon if it was a real magazine, although I suspect I might hate myself a little afterward.

Fictional Magazine Covers from Blade Runner [Science Fiction Tumblr via Super Electric via Ruben Bolling]

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I love the nod to OMNI magazine.