SciFi Cover Art

A Quick Glance at the Origins
of Comic Book Cover Art

An interesting look at the contemporary cover art that evolved in the 20th century as readers of SciFi, comic book super hero, and other fiction ‘War of the Worlds’ genre novels quickly gained popularity in American pop culture. The cover art designs were essential in the overall sales of any particular book.

Much like modern-day cereal boxes with flashy colors and cartoonish characters that attract the potential customer to the merchandise, the iconic covers of many of these comics and novels featured dazzling colors, trippy designs, and super artistic works that stimulate the eye and impress the fans and collectors keeping the books and stories rising in value both monetarily and artistically at the same time. Enjoy this brief video that features some of the greatest SciFi art of all time.