Voltron: From Days of Long Ago A Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration
Thirty years after blasting to broadcast and changing the pop culture landscape forever, Voltron: Defender of the Universe has been feted with a comprehensive look at the vastness of its world and the 1980s toon’s enduring legacy. The project is a truly fandriven affair — of the contributors, Brian Smith writes for the Voltron Force graphic novels, Marc Morell co-hosts the popular Let’s Voltron! podcast and Joshua Bernard is the founder of CollectionDX, a site covering Japanese toys and pop culture.
Days of Long Ago begins as a sort of yearbook of fan memories, before delving into archival images, celebrity interviews and a geektastic examination of Voltron mythology. The book also features a foreword by Voltron Force series writer Jeremy Corray, and a comic penned by Smith and illustrated by Jacob Chabot. From its early giant robot manga origins to its latest animated iteration, you couldn’t ask for a more fan-oriented volume on the V-man.
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