Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Highlights In History

2011 marks the anniversary of several key events related to our modeling interests of sci-fi/fantasy/horror. While this list is by no means all inclusive, here are a few “history highlights” that I found rather, shall we say, "interesting"........................

2011 marks the:

45th anniversary of the debut of Star Trek on television.

80th anniversary of the classic Universal Monsters.

115th anniversary of the publication of “The Island of Dr. Moreau” by H.G. Wells.

138th anniversary of the publication of “A Season in Hell” by French poet Authur Rimbaud.

150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War.

183 years ago, noted sci-fi author Jules Verne was born.