The pulp scifi book that inspired Prince’s Purple Rain

OK just kidding — this isn’t a real book. But we wish it were! Graphic designer Christophe Gowans is doing a series called “The Record Books,” where he imagines what would have happened in an alternate universe where popular albums were actually pulp fiction books. And he’s created some gorgeous covers, plus short synopses to go along with them. This is our favorite, for obvious reasons. More »

via io9

x-post by Jered Higgins


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