Titan Books Boldly Goes Where No One Has Gone Before With: ‘Star Trek: The Art Of Juan Ortiz’

Neat poster ideas!


the art of juan ortiz star trekTITAN BOOKS is no stranger to all things awesome and such is the case with one of their latest releases. What if every Star Trek: The Original Series episode was a movie event? “The Changeling”, “Return To Tomorrow”, “Whom Gods Destroy”…what would the movie poster look like? This was the inspiration to develop a one-of-a-kind set of images for the series that launched a franchise.

juan2Artist Juan Ortiz has created unique, retro-style art with the look of a 60s movie poster, comic book, pulp novel cover or advertisement, one each for all 80 episodes.


Star-Trek-Wink-Of-An-Eye-Juan-OrtizThe shadowy figure is actually a statue from the start of the episode.  Sometimes I wonder if that’s what the aliens were really meant to look like if Star Trek had not been held back by cost and special effects limitations of the time.  The circles indicate the sound waves generated by the Scalosians. –…

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