This is another post on the origins of our favorite toy series. It’s a breakdown of some of the original documents the Air Raiders creator, Steve Reiss, shared with me including the original back story and vehicle concepts. Here are previous installments:Origins of Air Raiders, Part 1Origins of Air Raiders, Part 2Origins of Air Raiders,…… Continue reading Origins of Air Raiders, Part 5
Tag: Air Raiders
Cool, this is for sale! Steve Geiger and Jim Sinclair Air Raiders #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1988). A dynamically composed introductory image for the “Flowers of Fear!” issue, depicting a gigantic Baron Ee-Lon looming over an air-strike scene. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 9.75″ x 15″. The larger attacking plane is…… Continue reading Comic Art
That is failure.
So I tried to do my first molds (ever) yesterday and things did not go well. The Clear Stuff works very nicely; boil some water, throw it in and get some nice pliable stuff to press toys into. I made the molds, mostly Wind Razor parts but also a wheel from that little rocket car…… Continue reading That is failure.
More Air Raider Original Art!
The same seller on ebay who posted the Command Outpost sketches along with the Air Raider alphabet and symbols has another lot up for sale which includes several pieces of new art. See here. First up is a painted logo board with a vellum overlay of an older logo. It’s okay, definitely my least favorite…… Continue reading More Air Raider Original Art!
In addition to the Command Outpost prototypes, there were some cool sketches of sticker designs, an older alphabet of Airlandia and various icons. At some point I’d like to create a vector file of that alphabet even though I don’t think they ended up using it in the toyline. It’s still a cool idea. I’d…… Continue reading Airlandia Symbols