Shigeru Komatsuzaki sci-fi illustration

This is a 1974 illustration by Shigeru Komatsuzaki (1915-2001) of a rescue spaceship with robotic arms apparently helping a rocket/spaceship that has suffered considerable damage.

Shigeru Komatsuzaki was a very prolific japanese illustrator who specialized in science fiction illustrations for model kit boxes and magazines. His illustrations dominated the science fiction images in Japan during the 1950, before movies and Manga changed the concepts and formats of the genre. He was also a production designer for movies throughout the 1960s.