Star Trek Into Darkness introduced a new generation of moviegoers to Khan Noonien Singh (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), one of sci-fi’s greatest villains. (Assuming they hadn’t met him before in his last incarnation. They probably did. It isn’t like Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan is some obscure Solaris-esque cult classic.) Now, as the J.J. Abrams-helmed flick tries to boldly go where the franchise has never gone before (a second consecutive $200 million domestic gross; the first $400 million worldwide gross ever), a different part of multimedia Star Trek entertainment machine is commemorating/merchandising Captain Kirk’s initial tussle with the genetically augmented super-human. Yep: The Star Trek retro poster campaign is finally giving fans “Space Seed,” the 22nd episode of the mothership’s first season, with Ricardo Montalban as Khan. The artist – as always – is Juan Ortiz. Here it is again in high res.
Want the T-shirt?
You can purchase it here starting Friday.
Also from Ortiz’s fan-tastic drawing board this month: His take on “All Our Yesterdays” (season three, episode 23).
As always, you can purchase the prints at Quantum Mechanix. You can also get more info about the poster campaign at startrek.com.
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