Image of the Week: Dean Ellis

Plus the Terran Trade Authority, skeletons, and Rasputin

Here’s a Dean Ellis artwork, ‘The Proud Robot,’ 1975.

It’s illustrating a story from three decades earlier, about an inventor who was too drunk to remember how he created a robot.

Not only is this art a perfect illustration of that scenario, but it’s packed with plenty of other fun narrative possibilities. Which is probably why it was so popular on my …

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