Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


Artist John Martz's new project is to illustrate The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. His first image, pictured above, is taken from one of the opening scenes. Arthur Dent is trying to prevent the demotion of his house to build a roadway bypass, when the Vogon demolition fleet arrives at Earth to demolish it in order to make way for a hyperspace bypass:

The great ships hung motionless in the sky, over every nation on Earth. Motionless they hung, huge, heavy, steady in the sky, a blasphemy against nature. Many people went straight into shock as their minds tried to encompass what they were looking at. The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.

via DudeCraft

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