Heavy Metal, Original Production Cell – Captain Sternn(1981)

The character of Captain Sternn, created by Bernie Wrightson, was the focus of the segment “Captain Sternn” of the 1981 film Heavy Metal. In this film adaptation he was voiced by Eugene Levy. He is drawn as a caricature of Superman, although his clothing is different; he wears a pseudo-military uniform. He is always accompanied by a small, levitating one-eyed robot, named Beezer, that is his most faithful companion.

 

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Captain Sternn – Running out of Time

Captain Sternn is considered “part Han Solo, part James Garner from The Great Escape“. He is drawn as a caricature of Superman, although his clothing is different; he wears a pseudo-military uniform. He is always accompanied by a small, levitating one-eyed robot, named Beezer, that is his most faithful companion.

Captain Sternn: Running Out of Time” 1-5 was publlished by Kitchen Sink Press in 1993. In this limited series, Captain Sternn and his companion Justin Tyme discover that the secret of recent walking dead sightings is a plot by the “Cosmic Coola” company. The CEO, Fillmore Coffers, has been harvesting a highly addictive plant from the Jurassic period for use in his top-selling space beverage. Coffers traps Sternn and his crew in the ancient, dinosaur filled past in hopes of silencing them.