Comic Book Cover Art, DC Comics, STAR TREK. Pencil, Ink, Brush, Pen, Opaque gouache, China marker.
A generic design... With most of my covers, I stayed away from being too story-specific. I preferred to render scenes or images that I felt were iconic or representational to the legendary series, while focusing on the core group of characters and the Enterprise itself. I sometimes drew criticism for this, but I had to remain true to what I thought worked best.
Here, the Enterprise is deliberately immense in scale, representing an abstract celestial destination. With it's indispensable, and romantic value as the instrument by which Kirk and his crew trek the stars, Enterprise is indeed the gateway to the final frontier.