Sunday, February 22, 2009


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I haven’t linked to Steve Bissette’s blog in a while, but this recent posting by Steve made me sit up and take notice. Here’s Steve:
“Cayetano “Cat” Garza and I just finished up a cover art gig for our good friends at Blackcoat Press. We collaborated on the color cover art for the upcoming translation of the never-before-published-in- English 1910 French science-fiction novel, Panic in Paris.

Dinosaurs erupt from beneath the streets of Paris, two years before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Lost World was published (ending with Professor Challenger and his expedition bringing pterodactyls to London for the final chapter) — meaning this is an essential new discovery and addition to the history of paleontological science fiction, and perhaps even the first full-blown entry in the venerable ‘monsters attack metropolis’ genre of giant monster fantasy.”