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Friday, December 19, 2008

Why Viking Lander/Mars? by Ray Bradbury


Art © Alex Nino


© Ray Bradbury
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Originally presented in Star*Reach #6 (1976). Bradbury had read the then new poem at the 1976 San Diego Comic Con a week after the landing of Viking I on Mars. Shortly thereafter Alex Nino agreed to illustrate the poem for publisher Mike Friedrich.