There are many problems associated with being a Galaxy Quest fan. People mishearing your “Grabthar” jokes. Lots of delays and misinformation about sequels or remakes. And a lack of cool, official merchandise. Well, cross that last one off the list thanks to the folks at Mondo.
I think it's safe to say we're all fans of sci-fi in a variety of forms around here - we love not just the majesty of space, but all the heroes who trek out into the black in pursuit of adventure. So what better way to celebrate them than with this beautiful gallery exhibition from the fine folks at Iam8bit?
Artist Andrew Kolb pays tribute to Calvin and his indefatigable imagination with a pair of seasonal prints. Whether it's summer or winter, Bill Watterson's duo can travel through space and meet up with dinosaurs, UFOs, giant robots, and, of course, those mutant snowmen.
Pre-printed greeting cards are the baseline of intra-office well-wishing—the sort of thing you get "for everybody to sign." These greeting cards, however, prove that your well wishes run so deep that you're willing to tattoo them on...to this little mustachioed man. Instant gravitas.
I always found David Bowie to be a tad creepy—thanks a lot, Labyrinth—but I've always loved Space Oddity as one of his greatest songs. That and Fame... It's already something of a spaced-out nursery rhyme, so a children's book is a perfect medium shift.