I've made a sort of "get your act together" resolution... and am starting to conquer some of my old projects one by one, with the intention of "accomplishing something" and moving on as I make a solid step in my various project dreams over the years.
Corporal Cosmic and the Terran Space Force!
Some of you, a few at least, might remember this... I began this idea to be either a video game or animated series when I first came to anim8or-land. As such, while the original concept is still brewing in my cobwebs of brain cavity, I have decided to take on a slightly more fun, whimsical approach to the old storyline.
I am creating a mini-movie of cartoon style, to be humorous in style, and reflect the adventures and misadventures of the Terran Space Force!
Dedicated to Protecting Earth from the Ongoing Threats from Outer Space!
As the storyline goes, "Corporal Cosmic and the Terran Space Force" is to be a set of 3dCG animated cartoons based upon another project (on hold) outlined in WAM (http://www.wreckamovie.com/corporalcosmicandthetsf2#
Where the other project is destined to be a video game taking place in present day, and to be of more serious, realistic art style, these cartoon shorts will be whimsical, comical in design.
The Terran Space Force science fiction style reflects the retro "what if" science fiction style of the 1940s and 1950s, presented in comical, humorous style.What is the Terran Space Force (TSF)?
The TSF, featuring the hero Corporal Cosmic
, is an interplanetary defense force established to defend Earth against ongoing threats from "Space Aliens" bent on invading Earth and doing all the unspeakable things that *Space Aliens" are known for - abduction, experimentation, torture and eating of humans and other Earth life.
The TSF has a network of space stations and bases scattered throughout the solar system to keep vigilant watch for threats from outer space. All TSF technology reflects "Flash Gordon/Buck Rogers" style of outfits, ships, weapons, etc., designed from research of alien technology acquired by past alien incursions against Earth (ie. H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds, Area 51, etc.).
While the timeframe of the Terran Space Force is set in the 1950s, and operates as a sort of "alternate history," Earth's population of that time is largely unaware of the existence of this space force since the governments involved in the program feel that Earth is not ready to face the idea of recurring threats from "bug-eyed monsters from outer space." While super-powers officially launch to explore space in the historic Space Race between the U.S.A. and U.S.S.R., a thriving, active fleet of space stations and interstellar ships already exists, patrolling and policing the solar system on the watch for alien incursions from outer space.
Attached is my comical version of the typical Terran Space Force agent/commando, as well as a larger version of the TSF emblem.
As I develop more material, I'll post it here for all to see. Look for space craft, "bug-eyed aliens" and other products as I cobble together the material to create my first cartoon.
Anyone who dares may take on the foolhardy task of speaking up and joining in, though I really don't ask for any suicidal efforts at this point, and am very aware of my history of unfinished projects.
Hopefully, this will be my first milestone in accomplishing something in one of the those unfinished tasks, after which I will step on to the next, and next... and cover several projects that I have put forth in anim8or.com forum over the years.
Once at least one cartoon episode is made, I may likely move forth with new gusto and look at the SteamPunk project that so many took interest in awhile back. I would really like to see that resurrected as well.