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Happy birthday to H.G. Wells, born today in 1866! #SaturdayMotivation
"This story must be read by everyone who esteems thrills."

Publicity notice for War Of The Worlds by HG Wells (1898).
The Things That Live On Mars, by H. G. Wells. Cosmopolitan magazine, March 1908.

Wells speculates on Martian evolution and culture...
Lord of war! "H G Wells, the English novelist, playing an indoor war game." The Illustrated London News, 1913.
L'Homme Invisible, by H G Wells. Calmann-Lévy, 1912. Cover by Louis Strimpl.
The unfeasibly long arm of the law...

The Invisible Man! by H G Wells. Fantastic Adventures, 1964.
My favourite film to rewatch on a weekend...

The Time Machine by H G Wells. Dell Movie Classic (1960).
Original cover art by Norman Saunders for The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells.

Famous Fantastic Mysteries magazine, August 1950.
In The Abyss, by H G Wells. Amazing Stories, September 1926. Art by Frank R Paul.
Frank R Paul's cover for Amazing Stories, May 1926 - featuring The Crystal Egg by H.G. Wells.
Going off half-cocked...

Food Of The Gods (1976). Based on the H G Wells story.
Things To Come, by HG Wells (1936): in which pacifist scientists from Iraq save Britain from tyranny in 1970 and everyone wears togas...
French movie poster for L'Ile Du Dr. Moreau (1932) by H.G. Wells.
Barbara Carrera and friends in The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977) by H.G. Wells.
"Sorry, but your planet's banned from entry..."

The First Men In The Moon, by H G Wells. Amazing Stories, December 1926.
"Filmed in Lunacolor!" The First Men In The Moon, by HG Wells (1964).
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936), based on the H G Wells short story.
Things To Come (1976). Not sure this is that true to the H G wells version...
So happy birthday H.G. Wells - pulp Twitter salutes you! #SaturdayVibes
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