Vintage Cover Art Suggests Future Laden With Guns, Space Suits For Dogs

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Behold, the first-edition cover art for Fredric Brown's 1951 Space on My Hands. The classic science-fiction short-story collection contains "Knock," which begins with two of the most evocative sentences ever: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door ..."

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Later editions of Space on My Hands featured another equally memorable cover image:

Illustration for article titled Vintage Cover Art Suggests Future Laden With Guns, Space Suits For Dogs
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My rocket booster fired and now I've got space on my hands...