Cool New Thing: Retro STAR TREK: TOS Art Prints


A couple of weeks ago Newsarama readers responded in a big way to a new series of DC Comics retro art prints, and last week we stumbled on something cool and in the same vein - a set of retro art prints based on episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series.

Produced by Quantum Mechanix Inc., the first set of four plated-printed lithographs each measuring 18 inches x 24 inches are inspired by "1960s-era movie posters, pulp novel covers, comic books and advertisements."

Prints based on all 80 ST:TOS episodes will be produced and released in sets of four over 20 months.

All created by artist Juan Ortiz, each image in this gallery is accompanied by commentary from the artist, including his thoughts on this image, based on the episode (#9) "Dagger of the Mind".

"The image is a stylized version of the patch worn by the doctor in the episode," said Ortiz. "I tried to give this poster an old Playbill look."

Check out the other images by clicking through the gallery.

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