Tuesday, July 6, 2010

35 Retro Sci-fi illustrations

Here is a collection of sci-fi illustrations by the prolific Shigeru Komatsuzaki (1915-2001), whose fantastic work appeared on plastic model kit boxes and in magazines and picture books in the 1960s to 1970s.

The Missiler, 1970

Giant Shocker Machine, 1975

Space colony, 1980

Crawler, 1968

Mobile marine airport, 1980

Tokyo volcano, ca. 1965

Attack Boy, 1970

Undersea super tunnel, 1981

SHADO-mobile, ca. 1970

UFO, ca. 1970

Solar City, 1982

Thunderbird 1, 1964

Thunderbird 2, 1964

Thunderbird 3, 1964

Thunderbird ships, 1964

Rikishi Boy, 1970

Frog car boat, 1961

Baron car boat, 1961

Highway rescue boat, 1981

Space train, 1981

Moon bus

Air car

HariHari, 1970

Sea monster battle, 1954

The Mole (Jet-Mogura Tank), 1968

Thunderbird 6 – Sky-Ship 1, 1968

Thunderbird Mars Explorer – Zero X, 1967

Proteus Bluebird CN7, 1963

Long John – Spirit of America, 1963

Earthquake, 1979

Guardman Robot, 1970

Underground metropolis, ca. 1980

World Space Force, 1982

Horizon Car, ca. 1960

Ark of Space, 1968

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