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
Spaceman Jax and the Galactic Adventures
was first broadcast in 1961, sponsored by Sunington Morn Breakfast Cereals. It was created by Bill Pendergast and Leo Ulrich, and designed by Philip La Carta (who also designed Brigadier Buffalo and Manfred J. Platypus, P.I.). The show was the first big success for P.U.D. Film, and though it originally ran for just three seasons, it has continued to enjoy success in syndication.
The show featured work by animators such as Jim Dewicky and Bud Marsh. Spaceman Jax (the “hero with a heart of gold, and the intellect of a Ploridian Lunar Beast”) was...