Art of ThunderCats (1985)

ThunderCats is an animation series produced by Rankin-Bass Animated Entertainment and Leisure Concepts and directed by Katsuhito Akiyama, Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass in 1985. The story was based on the characters created by Tobin "Ted" Wolf. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this series.


The Thunderians are fleeing their dying homeworld, when suddenly their fleet is attacked by the Mutants of Plun-Darr, who destroy most of their starships, but spare the flagship hoping to capture the legendary mystic Sword of Omens they believe is on board. The sword holds the Eye of Thundera, the source of the ThunderCats's power, which is embedded in the hilt..