Ratmobiles and Ratjets of the Space Age
Stepping up into the space age, we proceed with
faster transport mechanisms both by land and by
air. There were also "Ratsubs" (see Rat Power and My Rats Inventions),
but they were not drawn in this "period". (While
i feel the craving to portray these chronologically, i
only know for sure that the first two images were
Along with the lust for speed, Bazzokas, Death Rays, Guns,
Missles, and Cannons
are fully present-and-accounted-for
in the author's consciousness at this point...
--dig the operator in the bottom-left corner:
extremely non-chalant as he releases a salvo!
Footloose and fancy free -- woodn't you be if
you had such a skyship?
Don't bother flying around 'em, just zap mountain tops that
get in the way; hmmmm......
luuuuv the bank robber's manipulation of a rifle-thing with
his tail without looking back!
Graduation from "the bulbuous look" to a fuller ruler lining.
These next three were fun: assembly lines production, secret
doors, and lots of activity.
i like the technician at bottom-right as well
as the uninhabited desk.
Ratjet coming in! Note the "pad" to buffer its
redirect once in the tube (!).
Figure's proportion at left-middle is curious
to say the least!
A Moutain Base with much industriousness within.
Moving into the design of 2-passenger Ratjets with model
i'm not bebembering why the X-600 has a number higher
than the X-204 -- it wood seem the 204
has greater capability with Number 2 not confined
to co-piloting. (And the pilot--look ma, no hands!)
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