Alternate History Postcards of New York City

Posted on: August 26th, 2011 at 10:11 am by

Readers need not be science fiction aficionados to appreciate the awesomeness of these re-purposed greeting cards. Dubbed “Alternate Histories,” each card depicts select pivotal moments in American history that never were. And the titles are amazing. Here are the alleged moments that indeed defined the New York we’ve come to love, priced in Etsy for $20 a pop.

It wasn’t the Statue of Liberty after all, but a monument to Emperor Krgyyx “intended to dominate and subjugate the American peoples until Krgyyx himself arrive for world domination in the year 2012.”

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The Brooklyn Bridge was reportedly attacked several times over by a Jules Verne-like squid monster named Rosie.

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[via Gizmodo]

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