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A weekly rummage in the attic of sci-fi

He may be just a man, with a man's courage - just a man, who can never fail, to give him the full job description - but he's rarely looked more gloriously heroic than in this stunning piece of international promo art for 1980's Flash Gordon. It's the work of renowned Italian artist Renato Casaro, who also gave us the iconic poster for Barbarella, another SF classic from mogul Dino de Laurentiis. Dive, my brave Hawkmen! Diiiiiiiiiive!