This week’s Illustration Friday theme was: EXPLORE. As soon as I read the word, it was obvious to me what I’d have to illustrate. Star Trek’s USS Enterprise. Its five year mission: to explore strange, new worlds, to seek out alien life and civilizations, to boldy go where no man has gone before.
Split infinitives and political correctness aside, Star Trek was one of my very favorite shows as a kid. It didn’t hurt that, at the time, the original cast’s movies were also coming out regularly. And not much later, TNG was launched. And then DS9, and then Voyager, and on and on. But, to me, the original Enterprise was always the Enterprise.