ZX81 Manual Cover Art

Here’s the glorious sci-fi cover art for the ZX81 manual minus its usual contrasting red text. Not sure of the original provenance, but was pretty chuffed to happen across it at such a decent resolution online.

(click for larger version)

And just for lagniappe have pics of the French-language cover along with the English original:



RUBOUT rubs out the character (or keyword) immediately to the left of the cursor.


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Da22 says:

    Lovely, very tron.


    1. stevenger says:

      Yeah, Tron, the Death Star and circuit boards definitely look to be the major inspirations. Zooming in on those two tiny ships though, I’m put in mind of WipeOut. Makes me wonder idly about shared antecedents!


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