Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz

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What if every Star Trek: The Original Series episode was a movie event? What would the movie poster look like? This was the inspiration to develop a one-of-a-kind set of images for the series that launched a franchise. Artist Juan Ortiz has created unique retro-style art with the look of a 60s movie poster, comic book, pulp novel cover or advertisement, one each for all 80 episodes.

About the Artist

Juan Ortiz is an avid Star Trek enthusiast ...

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Overview

What if every Star Trek: The Original Series episode was a movie event? What would the movie poster look like? This was the inspiration to develop a one-of-a-kind set of images for the series that launched a franchise. Artist Juan Ortiz has created unique retro-style art with the look of a 60s movie poster, comic book, pulp novel cover or advertisement, one each for all 80 episodes.

About the Artist

Juan Ortiz is an avid Star Trek enthusiast and an accomplished artist that set out to create an art program representing each of the 80 episodes from the Star Trek: The Original Series. The artwork embodies his passion for the series, the transformational Sixties, and the visceral reaction generated from each episode.

Since 1985, Juan has been an illustrator/designer for Disney and Warner Bros. and has penciled covers for DC Comics’ Looney Tunes and Tiny Toons magazines. He is also the publisher of his own comic book series, Silver Comics, seen in the Disney/Dreamworks release I Am Number Four (produced by Steven Spielberg) as well as The Skull Army, a macabre/detective pulp, featuring his creation (named) The End.

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Editorial Reviews

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“For the average person Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz is a book that will look good on your coffee table, however for the true Trekker it’s a necessary addition to your Star Trek collection. Its slick designs will be a great conversation piece with friends and provide you with hours of amusement as you try to decode Ortiz’s subtext together.” - Reel Recon

"In full color, this oversized hardbound edition will make any Trek fan or more general pop-culture aficionado grin with aesthetic joy." - Austin Chronicle

"It’s simply a stunning achievement—one look inside and you’ll be blown away." -  Barnes and Noble Book Blog 

“Ortiz's endeavor involves 80 individual masterpieces that turn the beloved sci-fi series into glamourous, sometimes macabre works of art.” – Huffington Post 

“Juan Ortiz has channeled his love for Gene Roddenberry’s brainchild in a unique, inspiring way, creating beautiful retro-inspired images.” – LA Times, Hero Complex 

“A terrific collection.” – The Slanted

“A wonderful art book for Trek fans and art lovers.” – SF Signal    

“a fascinating conversation piece for any ‘Star Trek’ fan.” – High Def Digest    

“Probably the most attractive hardcover, coffee table-style book about Star Trek ever created.” – Borg.com 

“A gorgeous edition.” – Uproxx    

“A really beautiful book.” – Military.com    

“A great new book.” – The Verge    

“Awesome movie-style posters for every original ‘Star Trek’ episode.” – Flavorwire    

“A very cool blend of modern, often minimalist stylings with vintage sci-fi flair and an unabashed love for all things Trek. The book contains all of Ortiz' art and would make the perfect sort of coffee table addition for the Trekkie in your life who already has everything.” – Movies.com 

“Better than a vast majority of "real" movie posters that we see these days.” – Aint It Cool News 

“If you’re a fan, you will go crazy over these amazing prints. If you know a fan, Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz is perfect gift material.” – Geek Dad 

“A remarkable exercise in creativity that will appeal to hardcore Trekkers or just anyone who appreciates great graphic design.” – Topless Robot

“This gorgeous, over-sized book, (365 X 260 mm) perfectly displays each one of Juan’s creations.” – Blurppy.com 
 
"Wonderfully retro." - Fast Company 

"Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz is such a compelling art book, one fantasizes that Ortiz or another equally talented artist will offer the same treatment to other TV shows—say, The Sopranos or Mad Men.  Also, the book damn near forces the reader to pick up the remote and stream those wonderful old Star Trek episodes." -Culture Mass 

"This is an excellent book to keep on any geek’s coffee table; opening it up is just as immersive and excellent as a marathon of the entire series. The trip is well worth it." - Geek Magazine

‘Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz is more than a love letter to Star Trek. It’s a beautifully designed tribute to movies, classic TV shows, comics, music...it’s a delight to see something that takes the series and finds something fresh to say about it.’ - Starburst

"Whether you’re a fan of Star Trek: The Original Series or just love a good movie/TV poster, you will definitely want to check out this beautiful oversized book" - The Blot Says 

"Gorgeous hardcover book" -  Hero Complex gift guide

 "Each page is jammed packed with a full dose of art and classic subject matter that will give any fan butterflies in their stomach." - Urban Vinyl Daily
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781166703
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 401,869
  • Product dimensions: 10.40 (w) x 14.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Juan Ortiz is an avid Star Trek enthusiast and an accomplished artist that set out to create an art program representing each of the 80 episodes from the Star Trek: The Original Series. The artwork embodies his passion for the series, the transformational Sixties, and the visceral reaction generated from each episode.

 Since 1985, Juan has been an illustrator/designer for Disney and Warner Bros. and has penciled covers for DC Comics’ Looney Tunes and Tiny Toons magazines. He is also the publisher of his own comic book series, Silver Comics, seen in the Disney/Dreamworks release I Am Number Four (produced by Steven Spielberg) as well as The Skull Army, a macabre/detective pulp, featuring his creation (named) The End.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2014

    Fresh Look at an Old Favorite

    Oritz' clever take on promo posters is enjoyable for fans of graphic design as much as Star Trek. Images capture the essence of the classic episodes with a nod towards graphic designs of the late 60s.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2013

    The artwork is remarkable. Totally a must-have! 

    The artwork is remarkable. Totally a must-have! 

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