Visionary Swedish illustrator and creator Simon Stålenhag (“The Electric State”) has an uncanny knack for presenting superior equipment in atypical settings to create a dreamlike juxtaposition of time and know-how. Anyone who has ever skilled his startling paintings comes away with a wondrous glimpse into a fictional world that resonates with haunting magnificence.
And if his retro-futuristic fashion appears acquainted, Amazon Prime’s evocative sci-fi anthology, “Tales From The Loop,” was impressed by his catalog of surreal work. Now Stålenhag has created a new 184-page apocalyptic artbook that takes full benefit of his fiercely unique compositions and Space.com has an unique peek inside this deluxe hardcover.
“The Labyrinth” (Image/Skybound, 2021) arrived on Nov. 17 in a status format version that provides up the visible saga of devastation and vengeance set in opposition to an otherworldly realm stuffed with historical remnants of a catastrophic phenomenon.
A lumbering eight-wheeled automobile trundles throughout a hellish landscape of ash and ruined buildings towards a lone bunker deep in the distant wilderness. Inside the automobile are three passengers: two scientists—who intend on utilizing the outpost as a headquarters for learning planet-ending phenomena—and a younger boy named Charlie.
As the story unspools, the isolation and claustrophobia of the house base threatens every member of the expedition with insanity. Forced to face their very own darkish historical past and the struggles of the haves and have-nots, the workforce finds itself hurtling towards an inevitable Hell.
“The Labyrinth” is obtainable in comedian retailers and digital platforms together with Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, and Google Play and wherever books are bought.
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