Air Raiders Battle Poster Pre-Production Art

Hey all, An interesting piece of art went up on ebay recently. It is the preliminary sketch of the Air Raiders battle scene done by the artist Paul Alexander. The huge battle art was used by Hasbro for packaging and promotional purposes. There is no signature but I’m assuming he did this piece as he…… Continue reading Air Raiders Battle Poster Pre-Production Art

Storm Dagger Packaging Art

Wow, check this ebay link out! It’s the pre-production art for the Storm Dagger packaging (go to link or scroll below). We’ve seen something similar before but the photos are a lot better quality. Sadly there are no design notes or other details to go off of. As you can see, they went in a…… Continue reading Storm Dagger Packaging Art

Wind Seeker Proof Sheet, Part 2

I recently joined a Facebook site called Prepro that helps former Hasbro employees sell items that were part of the pre-production process. There are a range of toys, sketches, prototypes and other things posted that include brands like Transformers, GI Joe, WWE, and a bunch of others. They recently posted several items that I was…… Continue reading Wind Seeker Proof Sheet, Part 2

Air Raiders Licensing Kit, Part 3

Last session was about the beautiful folder the kit came in, today is focused on colored line art for the various vehicles! The images were printed nice and sharp by Hasbro and I scanned them in at a good resolution. They all have basics flat colors but what’s interesting is they actually broke down the…… Continue reading Air Raiders Licensing Kit, Part 3

Air Raiders Survival Kit on ebay

There’s been an Air Raiders Survival Kit on ebay for years now but the price of almost $1000 seemed a little bit too much, especially since the glider was already put together and showed some damage. Another kit was posted recently at a more reasonable price and has the added benefit of not being used…… Continue reading Air Raiders Survival Kit on ebay

Air Raiders Illustrator

Finally! I was super excited when 3DJoes.com recently unearthed the artist that was responsible for the awesome Airlandia battle scene that was used quite a bit in the marketing and packaging for the toy line. Over the years, I had spent a decent amount of time searching for clues and asking former employees the identity…… Continue reading Air Raiders Illustrator

Pre-production Art on Ebay, part 2

Hey folks, looks like there’s some familiar art up on ebay right now. It’s a transparency of the classic all-out battle for Airlandia that we see used on most Air Raiders packaging and marketing products. This was actually just for sale last year (see here). Sadly, I did not save the final sale info because…… Continue reading Pre-production Art on Ebay, part 2

Galaxy Marauders, Part 4

Earlier posts can be found here. Galaxy Marauders, Part 1 Galaxy Marauders, Part 2 Galaxy Marauders, Part 3 Hey folks, Talyn from plasticgeek.com, will be selling some carded Flux Troopers starting tonight! Carded Galaxy Marauders Flux Troopers. There will be a couple of the purple ones available. Very limited number of carded and loose one…… Continue reading Galaxy Marauders, Part 4