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
Air Raiders Advertisement
Airlandia… where air is more precious than gold… The evil Tyrants of Wind control the planet Airlandia, where everything runs on air. Only the Air Raiders, a daring band of rebels, stand a chance of rescuing their planet from these cruel dictators. You’ve never seen vehicles like these before… State-of-the-Air fighter planes like the Hawkwind…… Continue reading Air Raiders Advertisement
Jolt and Aerozar on ebay
Anyone need to get Emperor Aerozar and Baron Jolt? The paint looks good, doesn’t look like someone played with them too rough although Aerozar’s leg looks a little off. They’re a holy grail for some people and they’re still a good price at $34. I imagine that will shoot up soon. Check it out here.…… Continue reading Jolt and Aerozar on ebay
Air Raiders Original Art and Map
Over the years I’ve spoken with many of the designers and artists who worked on the Air Raiders toys. The general consensus has been that most or all of the original art for the design, packaging and inserts were probably thrown out. Well, good news, I was contacted by a former employee who had saved…… Continue reading Air Raiders Original Art and Map
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
The Power is in the Air! Imagine a world where everything runs on air… a world where air is more precious than gold. Enter the world of Airlandia, where the evil Tyrants of Wind have seized control and force everyone to pay tribute to their corrupt and iron-fisted monarchy. Only the Air Raiders, a group…… Continue reading Poster Map
Let the Battle Begin!
Another thanks to replicant01 (from LittleRubberGuys.com board) who shared an awesome proof he bought off of ebay years ago. It’s a battle between the rebel Air Raiders and the evil Tyrants with the Dragonwind and Thunderhammer as the primary focus of the piece. I’ve never seen it before so I’m excited to share it. One…… Continue reading Let the Battle Begin!