The Moebius Influence.

Scified.com/forum/
Forum Topic
21,565 Views7 Replies

Lone

Member2KOct-12-2012 12:17 PM

My favourite graphic artist is Jean Moebius Giraud. He was a true genius. As many of you will know Moebius illustrated a short graphic story called The Long Tomorrow, written by Dan O'Bannon.

This story heavily influenced the visual design of Blade Runner. Ridley Scott invited Moebius to work on Blade Runner but unfortunately he was busy working on an animated feature called The Time Masters.

Nevertheless his influence is clearly visible. Moebius worked on many film projects including Jodorowsky's aborted Dune, ALIEN, Tron, The Abyss & The Fifth Element.

Sadly he passed away in March of this year but his influence & incredible work lives on! I came across an interesting blog (by marciokenobi) which reproduces The Long Tomorrow. There's even a bit of a Prometheus moment in part 2! Hope you enjoy it!  

The Long Tomorrow by Moebius

Read more about Moebius on my blog- All That I Love: Moebius.

THE LONE GUNWOMAN

"Let The Cosmic Incubation Begin" ~ H.R. Giger

7 Replies

Svanya

Admin2KOct-12-2012 2:17 PM
That is a gorgeous link ty so much for posting! :)

Lone

Member2KOct-12-2012 3:18 PM

Glad you like it Svanya & thanks for fixing the link! :)

THE LONE GUNWOMAN

"Let The Cosmic Incubation Begin" ~ H.R. Giger

Montesco

MemberNoobOct-12-2012 3:42 PM
I ll check out, thanks.

tankgirl

Social LiasonMemberNoobOct-13-2012 2:37 PM
That is so cool Lone...... Thanks! : )
\"My God, its full of stars\" David Bowman

Winterallthings

MemberNoobOct-18-2012 3:45 PM
Yeah, speaking of Moebius, I cain't wait to see the european Heavymetal t.v. show: Meteal Hurlant. Hope it does justice to the original artwork.

Sawa

MemberNoobJan-24-2013 10:32 AM
You have excellent taste Lone. My favorite one from Moebius was what ran as "The Adventures of John DiFool" in HEAVY METAL (1981-82). It actually concluded about the same time Blade Runner 1st hit the theater. It made for a nice monthly BR-like lead-up to the release of the film. [url=http://www.humanoids.com/album/287]The Black Incal[/url] It took me forever to find the rest, as HM didn't pick-up the remainder of the series down the road. And also was hard to come by at the time. I did also like when he did his illustrations for ALIEN. It was a fabulous time to be following HEAVY METAL, was a new-era in incredible comic detail + adult-themed sci-fi/fantasy art, that was generally unseen anywhere else. I usually had to get my Mother to buy it, as most stores wouldn't sell it to me, LOL. S:)

Ingeniero

Member2KJun-13-2019 6:10 PM

Time Masters was great (I just finished it again) and the prince reminded me of the character David 8 in Prometheus when speaking to the young boy on the mic, below.  What a scoundrel.

Thank you so much Lone.  You have such great taste.

SpecialOrder937.com
Add A Reply
Sign In Required
Sign in using your Scified Account to access this feature!
Email
Password
Latest Images
All Fandoms
Sci-Fi Movies All Fandoms
Alien & Predator Alien & Predator Fandom
Godzilla & Kaiju Godzilla & Kaiju Fandom
Jurassic Park / World Jurassic Park Fandom
Marvel & DC Marvel & DC Fandom
Star Wars Star Wars Fandom
Recently Active Forums
Godzilla Fan Works
Godzilla Fan Works Share Your Godzilla Fan Creations
Alien Games
Alien Games Discuss Alien games here
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Discuss the Monsterverse TV series on Apple TV here!
Alien: Romulus
Alien: Romulus Discuss the new Fede Alvarez Alien movie here
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Chris
Chris » Atman
49% To Next Rank
Svanya
Svanya » 2K
87% To Next Rank
Dark Nebula
Dark Nebula » Conversationalist
84% To Next Rank
Alphadino65
Alphadino65 » Initiate
40% To Next Rank
Snake
Snake » Initiate
25% To Next Rank
Latest Activity
Scified Community Stats
Scified hosts a network of online communities containing 404,766 posts by 48,075 members (9 are online now). The Godzilla Fan Works Forum is the most recently active forum. The latest Forum topic added was: What will Season 2 of Monarch Legacy of Monsters focus on?
VIPWhat are VIP?AdminModeratorSpecial TitleMember

Scified is an entertainment website and media network offering scoops and reporting on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and titles of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2024 Scified.com
Sign in
Use your Scified Account to sign in


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Transport To Communities
Alien Hosted Community
Cloverfield Hosted Community
Godzilla Hosted Community
Jurassic World Hosted Community
Predator Hosted Community
Aliens vs. Predator Hosted Community
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Trending Articles
Blogs & Editorials