This officially licensed Toy Story wallet reads: “Pizza Planet Delivery Shuttle Navigator”. On the reverse, it states: “Serving Your Local Star Cluster”. The wallet was made to have a slightly aged appearance.
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As Earle Bergey is to Barbarella, Allan Anderson is to Xena Warrior-Princess.
While Bergey’s cover girls were all cutesy miniskirts & ray guns, Anderson’s were chain-mail & badass battle-axes. And none more so than his Black Amazon of Mars.
Planet Stories, March 1951.
And Leigh Brackett, Leigh. Eff-ing. Brackett. Known as the “Queen of Space Opera”, one of the best and most prolific of all the women pulp writers, she wrote dozens of short stories & novelettes for Planet Stories, Startling Stories and Thrilling Wonder Stories throughout the forties & fifties before starting a jaw dropping screenwriting career.
Her first hollywood gig? Co-writing the adaptation of The Big Sleep…with William Faulkner. She then wrote a series of westerns for John Wayne before returning to the works of Raymond Chandler with Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye.
Her Final hollywood work? A little flick called Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
Story sequences should have a turn. A change in attitude or circumstances. It can go from positive to negative or from negative to positive, but if there is no change it can feel like the story is stalling out.
Check out these 2 Treasure Planet story panels from the great Glen Keane. The top panel is from the start of the “I’m Still Here” song/sequence. And the bottom drawing is from near the end of the sequence. You can see that the relationship between these two characters has changed. It’s gone from negative to positive. (All part of Silver’s plan and what will lead Jim to later feel betrayed.) The top panel is about suspicion and the bottom is all about trust.
In addition to animating Silver in Treasure Planet, Glen Keane did some beautiful storyboards. Here’s Silver spinning stories for the crew below deck as Jim Hawkins looks on. Although Jim is skeptical of this new character, he can’t help but be drawn into Silvers’ big personality.