Spaceman Jax Model Sheet
This reproduction of the original Spaceman Jax model sheet is a limited edition giclée print and all are signed by designer Philip La Carta.
Spaceman Jax had a heart of gold and the intellect of a Ploridian Lunar Beast. He was brave, loyal and so blissfully unaware of his own ineptitude. We should all be so confident.
And all of that was communicated by Philip La Carta’s brilliant design of Spaceman Jax. La Carta designed many of our favorite characters of the period, such as Brigadier Buffalo and Manfred J. Platypus, P.I., but Spaceman Jax was up there with some of his best work.
Though La Carta retired long ago, he agreed to sign each print for us, saying “I never thought I’d be looking at these drawings some 50 years later.” We can’t stop looking at them.
Each print is hand numbered, one of only 1000 prints, and signed by the artist. As with all our products, this print comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Artist: Philip La Carta
Year: Reproduced in 2010 from 1960 original
Material: Giclée print of original pencil on animation paper
Paper: Museum quality acid-free paper
Size: 26.7 x 33.0 cm (10.5 x 13 in) - 12FLD
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Monday, Jul 17, 2017
by Ned Wazowski
Taking a break from the big show
Summer is upon us, and for most of us that means a trip to San Diego for Comic-Con. However, for the first time since 2010, the Curio & Co. staff will be taking a break from the mega convention.
But don’t worry: We won’t just be lolling around the beach. Instead, we’ll be hard at work in the archives preparing some treasures for release from the vault.
So whether you’re headed to San Diego or will just be following all the Comic-Con antics online – Have a great show!
(And then come back and tell us all about it.)