Recently, some very smart people have been saying that we need a new force, a Space Force. Lots of people have been saying it, so maybe that could happen bigly! Then again… maybe it already has! Welcome to Ten Things!
Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Andros, The Red Space Ranger, Presents:
TEN THINGS: TEN SPACE FORCE HEROES!
10) THE STAR BLAZERS
Known in the original incarnation as Space Battleship Yamato,’ the world of ‘Star Blazers’ is one of those terrible futures where the Earth has been rendered uninhabitable, forcing everyone into space. By the year 2199, humans have converted a World War II battleship into a powerful space-faring vehicle, fighting off aliens with superior firepower to save the last vestiges of humanity. If this sounds like a shopworn premise, bear in mind that the source material is 45 years old, meaning that many of the Space Force clichés we expect were actually forged here…