Frank R. Paul did more than almost any other artist to shape the images that light up our collective dreams. He provided the bright, eye-popping imagery for Hugo Gernsback's vision of science fiction, and his art from the 1920s still feels fresher than a lot of the stuff being created today.
He may not have seen the modern world of today, passing on at the age of 77 in 1963, but Frank Rudolph Paul evidently saw the future with incredible imagination, as we can see in his trippy science fiction and fantasy illustrations. According to this, he was the ‘first person to ever make a living drawing spaceships‘ too.
The HUN, a human-like extrasolar species, began their invasion by first setting up a terrestrial staging area in Antarctica and then moving north in a campaign of total domination of the southern hemisphere.