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Televisions Sci-Fi and Superheroes of the 70's

By dusty-abell
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Here's my TOTALLY remastered version of my Classic Sci-Fi and Superhero of the 70's piece including 1 completely new character (Dr. Strange), 3 new ships (The Yamato, Liberator & the Swinetrek), almost all NEW faces, a finished color pass by Lovern Kindzierski and by popular demand, a complete identification key labeling every character and ship, 51 in all! This version is SO much better in my eyes, so much so I ran off a small number of oversized 27" x 40"  poster sized copies for myself........... I have a limited number available at my webstore- www.dustyabell.com/ if you would like to get one for yourself, head on over.

These are most of my favorite shows growing up as a kid in the 70's, which seemed to be a decade when networks would try almost anything........ I don't know if the genres of Sci-Fi and Superheros have ever been so widely represented. Some are classic, some are campy, but they are all really memorable and I had a blast revisiting them drawing this piece.

Enjoy..........................
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BalloonPrincess's avatar

Ohmygawd! How could I have missed this one?! <3

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You added the Yamato (Argo)! AWESOME! This poster wasn't QUITE complete without it! This - and to a certain extent the 80s - was MY decade as well! I think I'm a little bit younger than you perhaps. I didn't start having ACTIVE MEMORY of this era until about... oh 1973-74 or so. So some of the earliest stuff (U.F.O.) I missed unless it was in regular syndication reruns (Like Star Trek). But anything after 1975-1976 I was SO THERE! And my "gateway" to anime was Gatchaman (Battle of the Planets) and Uchuu Senkan Yamato (Star Blazers). 
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Hey thanks William, glad you're enjoying the additions!
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Glad you're enjoying it!
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Happy to see you're digging it!
TigerrrSharrrk's avatar
WOW This Is Awesome!!
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Thanks for the kind words, glad you're digging it!
antonioalmendras86's avatar
excelente . maravilloso. gratos momentos vinieron a mi mente, identificando cada personaje.
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Much appreciated!
StretchyGalFan's avatar
UFO, Quark, Classic Cylons, and Star Blazers?!   Immediate :+fav:!
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Awesome, glad you're enjoying it!
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Thanks so much, glad you're feeling it!!!
blinkereye123's avatar
A true masterwork :).
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Thank you very much, I really appreciate it!
Stigmartyr762's avatar
This is my entire childhood captured in one glorious picture!
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That is just mind-blowingly wonderful!
Kestral69's avatar
It took me a bit to recognize some of them, but I totally love that you included Ralph from Greatest American Hero and Mork.
Rooster3D's avatar
Much of your work reminds me of the amazing posters I used to get at hobby/craft stores when I was a kid - they came with a set of markers. This would have been so much fun to color.
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Thanks man, I was a BIG fan of coloring books and coloring posters as a kid.........i love that coloring books have made such a huge comeback lately, although i think the variety is a little lacking as it seems like 80% of the stuff i see on the shelves now is all geometric patterns and stuff like that...... a little less so drawing and illustrations............ my personal favorite as a kid, which i have reaquired from Ebay in pristine condition was the Fabulous Monster Gallery Coloring Book from Troubadour Press........ coreyshead.com/blog/2012/03/09… full link to the Monster Gallery book at the end of that article if you were interested in checking it out from front to back, it was AWESOME!!!!
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