Skip to main content

January 2nd is National Science Fiction Day, a holiday which celebrates the accomplishments of authors, filmmakers and television writers. Science fiction is one of the most popular creative genres of all time, with works originating alongside many of the great scientific discoveries during the Age of Reason. During the late 1800s, authors like H.G. Wells and Jules Verne began carving out the literary genre and then in the early 20th century, science fiction hit the big screen. Today, SciFi consumes film, television and literature—which each of these disciplines inspiring incredible tattoos. Take a look at 20 of our favorite SciFi tattoos inspired by works like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Predator, War of the Worlds and Rick and Morty in the gallery below, then let us know your thoughts on the science fiction genre in the comments section.