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Cooking an egg — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

Cooking egg

Cooking an egg

An evil mastermind of dubious competence demonstrates cooking an egg. If the world should be grateful Max Barry turned to writing instead of being an evil mastermind bent on taking over the world, perhaps we should be grateful Ian Gunn turned his pen to comedy instead of creating a Chernobyl-type disaster in his kitchen.

Silly Illo artist Ian Gunn

Ian Gunn, creator of these silly illos (illustrations), was a much-loved award-winning artist based in Melbourne. Cancer took him from us too soon.

Ian left a legacy including lots of great illustrations. Many of these illustrations are available for sale.

Victoria’s science fiction convention, Continuum, occasionally presents the Ian Gunn Memorial Award recognising the ‘unsung heroes’ of fandom: people consistently working in the background who never expect any recognition of their efforts. This commemorates Ian’s selfless efforts to reach out to others, encouraging others and thereby building the science fiction community.

K’rin Pender-Gunn, Ian’s widow, gave Dark Matter Zine permission to republish Ian’s artwork. Thanks, K’rin!

Nalini is an award-winning writer and artist as well as managing editor of Dark Matter Zine.


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