Star Trek/Bat Boy Artist’s Homage to Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy)

Among many pursuits, I drew the official Star Trek newspaper strip in 1983 as its seventh (and final) artist. 9 years later I created the iconic Bat Boy, half bat, half baby who just so happens to have Mr. Spock’s pointy ears (adding them seemed logical at the time.)

Needless to say, Leonard Nimoy’s passing had an impact on me. AND, people were expecting some kind of statement.

Here you go, short and sweet. Click on the image to see a much larger view.

Bat Boy and Mr. Spock

Bat Boy bids his “father” goodbye in this Captain Cartoon digital painting.


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