I’ll post a link to a high-res set of these ten postcards in the next few days
more next week.
Illustrated and written by Hayao Miyazaki, and serialised between 1982 and 1994, this for me is the pinnacle of his work. The 1984 movie constitutes less than a quarter of the content of the finished manga, with a very different storyline.
Although it does well depicting the post-apocalyptic poisoned world - filled with giant insects and the crumbling wrecks of starships and giant cyborg “god warriors” - watching the movie feels a bit like having read The Lord of the Rings - and finding out that the film version pretty much starts off the same, before turning into Krull, then ending just before the Balrog bit..