Monday, April 2, 2012

tube girls

Pulp art from a by-gone era.

More weird imagery form SCI-FI WOMEN IN TUBES. This is a resource with a resounding hat-tip to Mac Tonnies. If you click on the link (above), be prepared to get lost in some nutty visuals, with an overtly weird fetish throughout.


Pend-O-Matic said...

The women in tubes is obviously gender biased toward men (as most-all pulp covers- though it exists, but has changed and popular images of humans in tubes now include men.

what are these tubes used for in the media they appear?

In "Altered States" the fluid filled isolation tank is used to see visions and also helps to physically devolve the user to a previous proto-human incarnation.

In "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" Luke uses the fluid filled Bacta Tank To quickly heal from serious injury.

In the "Alien Anthology" Cryo-Tubes are used For hyper-sleep, a suspended animation, while traveling long distances

"In 2001: a Space Odyssey" The hibernation chamber are used for suspended animation for traveling long distances as well.

In the anime "Neon Genesis Evangelion" the fluid filled Entry Plug is a command module, providing life support and controls for the Eva pilot. it is inserted into and helps to control a giant monster, rumored to be both familial and of the divine.

In the anime "Outlaw Star" An Android uses A fluid filled Navigation tank to control a star ship.

In "Marry Shelley's Frankenstein Victor employs a large amniotic fluid filled vat for animating his monster.

With all these examples it first seems obvious the correlation with the womb. generally a life supporting/enhancing vessel. The sometime presence of amniotic like fluid.

A narrow life supporting/enhancing vessel for safe transport, and possible control of this transporting.

Tristan Eldritch said...

Spreading the meme here:

Red Pill Junkie said...

Let's see one of your own tubu-babes, Mike! ;)

Brizdaz (Darren) said...

I was reading the latest post at the "Masks of God" blog about Kubrick and there was a You Tube of the "Queen" song "Radio Ga Ga" that had a clip of the film "Metropilis" and the thought occured that the female robot might of in fact been the first tube 'girl'in motion pictures.
Check you the clip and see for youself.