The War of the Worlds by Scott Saslow

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Artist Statement

"I tend to favor photography over illustration; minimalism over ornamentation. In this case, I wanted to illustrate the concept of "invasion" without resorting to the usual sci-fi imagery (planets, spaceships, etc.). Ironically, the cover hints at how the aliens are ultimately defeated." - Scott Saslow

A native of the Sunshine State, graphic designer Scott Saslow is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Interested in graphic design from a young age, he finally decided to back to school after studying film production and working a variety of temp jobs, including movie studio file clerk, background TV extra, and NASA test subject (really!). His other hobbies include reading, pop culture and assorted nerdery, and spending time with family and friends. You can find him on social media and view his portfolio at scottsaslow.com.

About Recovering the Classics

Recovering the Classics is a collection of new covers for 100 of the greatest works of fiction in the public domain. Together we can help to keep these classics fresh, modern, and accessible to new generations of readers. All cover designs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.