Empire Strikes Back Poster Artwork

Some alternative logo sketches for Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back by Ralph McQuarrie have been released online giving fans a glimpse of the creative process that he went through before he decided on the official one used for the film. McQuarrie is the renowned conceptual artist known for his works on such iconic properties as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Cocoon, the original Battlestar Galactica television series and the original Star Wars trilogy. It was McQuarrie who helped creator George Lucas flesh out his vision for the sci-fi/fantasy project, bringing Lucas’ characters to life via his storyboards and concept artwork.

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