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(io9)   Science fiction postage stamps from around the world are suitably bizarre   (io9.com) divider line 5
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2013-12-19 07:31:56 AM  
Subby has a low threshold for "bizarre"
 
2013-12-19 08:50:32 AM  
The Doctor Who 50th Stamps look pretty sweet. I guess they didn't want to spoil the John Hurt reveal.

/No spoilers....
 
2013-12-19 08:53:41 AM  
Well, those that are simply pictures of actors (like the Star Trek ones) are fairly bland and boring, but those that have original artwork are pretty nice (by stamp standards).
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Most importantly, though, I learned two things today:

1)There is such a place as Tatarstan.

2)The Polish/Czech (the commenter wasn't clear on which is which) Aliens movie poster is awesome:
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2013-12-19 10:37:19 AM  

stratagos: Subby has a low threshold for "bizarre"


I was thinking the same exact thing...

What I did fin d interesting is the similarity in the stamps for Tanzania and The Maldives, yet the complete difference in how the Arnold UFOs were represented. The stamps look like they were made by the same people, but the spaceships look completely different.

This may be the coolest of the bunch:

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2013-12-19 09:34:56 PM  
Maldives...

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