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Take a closer look at the beautiful sci-fi art behind Love, Death and Robots

In three seasons, a science fiction anthology Love, death and robots covered some ground. There are episodes about drowned giants, cute robots exploring humanity’s post-apocalyptic remains, Moebius-induced fever dreams, and more. Animated shorts oscillate between realistically dark and gritty to disarmingly cute and colorful.

Creating such diversity, naturally, involves a lot of artistic exploration — and you can explore a lot of that in a new collection from Titan Books that covers all three seasons of the show. That means you can see variations of the frozen city featured in Season 1’s “Ice Age,” or the monster designs for “Sucker of Souls,” or all the cute creatures from “Fish Night.” Most recently, there was some beautiful art of the amazing costumes and jewelry from the season 3 episode “Jibaro” and the amazing landscape paintings from my personal favorite episode “The Very Pulse of the Machine”. (For more on that episode, check out our interview with director Emily Dean.) The book also offers insight into the clever graphic design that ties all of the disparate episodes and art styles together.

You can check it all out for yourself Love, Death and the Art of Robots, which will be available in North America starting September 6. In the meantime, check out a selection of the art featured in the book below.

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