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Jules Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) 

French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Cover and spine detail from The Fur Country; Or, Seventy Degrees North Latitude. Translated from the French of Jules verne. By N. D’Anvers. With One Hundred Illustrations. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. 

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937)

From our stacks: Dust jacket detail of The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces by H. P. Lovecraft & Divers Hands. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1966. “The jacket is the work of the Wisconsin artist, Frank Utpatel, Lovecraft’s first illustrator in book form.”

Sam Winchester, drawn in PS.

[Caption: A realistic digital painting of Sam Winchester from Supernatural. Portrait is from the waist up. Sam is wearing a dusty rose/red plaid shirt. His neck length brown hair is tucked behind his ears. He’s gazing down with a sad and thoughtful expression. The background is warm strawberry red.]