Description

    DAVID MATTINGLY (American 20th Century)
    Killer Station, 1985
    Acrylic on board
    21 x 28 in.
    Signed lower right
    This piece was used for the cover for Martin Caidin's novel, Killer Station, Baen Books, 1985.

    "A giant space station could prove to be a scientific boon -- or a Sword of Damocles hanging high over all our heads. In one brief moment of sabotage Station Pleidades changes from one to the other -- and then it begins its relentless deorbit -- point of impact, America's greatest city, where it will strike with the force of the Hiroshima bomb. Killer Station is a barely fictional novel of the near future brought with gut wrenching impact to now."
    From the Frank Collection.


    Condition Report*:

    This piece has been matted and framed to an overall size of 26 x 33 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - with Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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