As the machine uprising is almost inevitable at some point, I thought I’d get in their good graces early. Maybe I’ll be spared for a little while! I had happened upon a book of North Korean propaganda posters at my local library. I was amused at the messages that tried convince individuals that being drones in a larger machine was the ideal way to succeed in all things, and the ultimate expression of patriotism, and that even milking your goat can be an act of defiance against your oppressors. The idea of using these messages to encourage passion and unity in true emotionless drones was titillating and lead to this piece.
Tags: robot, war-propaganda, unite, retro, tin-toy
Almost four decades ago, Mobile Suit Gundam aired in Japan and changed the way the country looked at giant robots. one might even say they created the mech or mecha genre. The Mecha Z design pays homage to the pioneers of robot battles with a classically styled design and nothing specifically canon. This version includes some light vintage effects to give it just enough 90s mecha cred.
Tags: gundam, kanji, japanese, manga, zgok
Show the Earth Sphere you mean business and celebrate the hard work of the entire Operation Meteor team, including engineers G, H, J, O, and S as well as the brave pilots Heero, Duo, Trowa, Quatre, and Wufei. Whether you’re Team Sandrock or Team Shenlong, this NASA-inspired design has you covered!
Tags: gundam, mecha, giant-robot, mobile-suit, 90s