Friday, September 09, 2011

Reynold Brown - Gi-normous size JPG

Click headline to get an auction house version of the poster shown.
1948 by 3000
Your next question. Why would I want that? I can't answer that question for you. I wanted it. That's my reasoning.
Tom Moon. Did you know that the year and month we were born, the HUGO awards were also born.
A lot of great minds, boozing it up waiting for us. The huge auction house pic of this photo is how I discovered the HUGO factoid.
Fun to look at the big detailed auction house version.
Forry Ackerman is awarded a HUGO for #1 Fan at this convention. He also makes news by being there with 2 clones. Which is the real Ackerman. The one on the bottom is a known Ackerman from a book signing that same year, 1953.


MrGoodson2 said...

One thing that photo proves. That through the ages, nerds go stag.

MrGoodson2 said...

The HUGO awards were born as a tradition of the scifi Worldcon on our birthday. There had been two award ceremonies in the 8 years prior.

MrGoodson2 said...

The guy in front of the second photo of possible Ackerman looks like an unholy blending of Krayonzilla and Alfalfa.

Rickart said...

Nerds go Stag should be a movie title.

MrGoodson2 said...

Or at least a comic strip.

Davis Chino said...

"Why would I want (the Flying Saucer movie poster)" you ask?

Two words:


MrGoodson2 said...

Frank Gorshin as a teenager. Probably never looked like a Teen Ager in his entire life. Hit puberty and looked like he belonged in the Rat Pack.