I really love this illustration by Randis Albion (Andre Weiss) of brainy kids summoning a tectonic entity made of toys. It’s the details that make Albion’s work: The nervous look of the ravens outside the window, the fact that the wizard-child is in a wheelchair. His website is NSFW by some folks’ standards, I suppose, but well worth the click.

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

  • Cayton Jones

    Kids find a book, the younger brother is in a wheelchair, they start reading the book, and it transforms the world around them.
    This image is really neat, whether the two are connected or not.

  • Tomaradze

    They seem more like pidgeons to me.

  • Gareth Branwyn

    In my robot book (er… Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots) I recount the claim (obviously fanciful) that the Golem was actually the first programmable robot, because you wrote on a piece of paper what you wanted him to do and then placed it in his mouth. At least that’s how I think it went. I’m not up on my Jewish folklore.