Monday, 4 March 2013

E is for Electric Ant

From The Electric Ant a short story by Philip K. Dick. In it Garson Poole wakes up in hospital after a crash to find he is an android or "Electric Ant". He later discovers that by tampering with the punchtape in his chest cavity he can change his reality.

Pen, Ink and watercolours for Alphabots.


  1. Wow. That story sounds great. Philip K. Dick wrote some trippy stuff. I'll have to track that one down.

    This is a beautiful illustration. I particularly like all the little hairs on his chest and belly.

  2. Thanks, Yeah Philip K. Dick is definitely my favourite science fiction writer.