Artist Juan Ortiz is back with another four of his excellent Star Trek retro prints. If you’ve somehow managed to miss the eight zillion other posts we’ve done about the preceding prints, here’s the skinny: Over a year ago, Ortiz set out to create an original, retro-style art print for every single one of Star Trek: The Original Series’ episodes. Even though the show only ran three seasons — a brief lifespan when measured against the later spinoffs — that’s still a damn lot of work. Now he’s back with the latest installment highlighting four more TOS episodes: “The Galileo Seven,” “The Enemy Within,” “Wolf in the Fold,” and “The Apple.” We’ll have info about how to order the prints at the bottom.
Since these aren’t exactly the most famous of the show’s episodes, we’ll take a look at each one individually. First up is “The Galileo Seven,” the poster for which can be seen up top. Originally aired on January 5, 1967, “G7” is the sixteenth episode of the show’s first season. In it, a shuttlecraft crew including Spock, McCoy, Scotty, and four other specialists crash land a shuttle on a planet they were attempting to investigate. With the Enterprise itself needed to deliver medical supplies to a colony elsewhere ASAP, the shuttle crew is left to try and survive attacks by giant, spear-wielding natives and find a way to get the hell off that planet before they all die. Here’s what Ortiz had to say about the “Galileo Seven” print, via StarTrek.com.