We've drooled over vintage pulp science fiction art from the likes of Virgil Finlay, Frank R. Paul, and Ed Emshwiller before. But this mostly black and white interior artwork, scanned and posted to Flickr by user Frederick Barr, is just astonishing.

Frederick Barr, who posts on Flickr as Modern Fred, has been posting a flood of "Fantastic Mid-Century Science Fiction Pulp Illustrations" for months now, interspersed with book covers, Googie architecture, and trippy 1960s movie screencaps. They include the work of Finlay, Emshwiller, and a bunch of other artists you've admired before. But they're starkly beautiful and amazing.


We've posted a selection of our favorites below. But there are scores more over at Barr's Flickr page — and they're all equally beautiful.