big green humanoids;
small blue humanoids;
a tall golden humanoid.
We can still enjoy the humanoids without believing that they are plausible extrapolations or anticipations. Sf readers look back to Wells' nineteenth century and forward to our - twenty first century with its "further visions," to adapt a chapter heading from The Time Machine.
Hellblazer, no 64, has an evocative panel of John Constantine walking under an archway with the caption, "I can hear the old days calling..." That panel prompted this post. I wanted to copy the panel to illustrate the post but could not find it on the Internet.