Land of the Giants

Stamp design, artwork – mixed media – student project, 2011

Stamp design, artwork – mixed media – student project, 2011

Has anyone noticed that all the stamp illustrations are shaped like old TV sets?

The Land of the Giants (1968-1970): Set in the future (1983), the crew and passengers of a sub-orbital commercial flight from New York to London encounter a strange space storm and crash-land on a mysterious Earth-like planet where everything is 12 x normal size.

The stamp design, poster and text are from one of my favourite student projects. Each stamp depicts an iconic science fiction TV series from the 1960s. For a recap on the project, click here.

Science Fiction stamp poster (594 x 420 mm) Stars and planets (background collage) courtesy of the Internet Student project, 2011

Science Fiction stamp poster – student project, 2011

7 thoughts on “Land of the Giants

  1. orijinalchris

    I used to think the special effects were astonishing… of course, this was pre-George Lucas/Industrial Light and Magic… and I really liked the costumes/uniforms and colour palette… all a bit cheesy, now (:

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