Princess from Battle of the Planets!

Battle of the Planets/Gatchaman is the first show I remember loving as a child — making time to watch it, thinking about it, playing it in the backyard. From Voltron to Tranzor Z to G.I. Joe, Starblazers and Thundarr the Barbarian, there have been others, but you never forget your first.

So, when I saw Thomas Perkins’ Tokusatsu & Kaiju drawing on Bristolwhip (, my mind went rushing back and we chose to draw Princess.

Many thanks to amazing artist Cliff Chiang for the inspirational sketch above. And, for old time’s sake, here the Battle of the Planets intro …