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January 29, 2013

The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind

"This relic is in fact the ancient fossil that inspired the extra-terrestrial antagonists in Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi horror, Alien."

The creator of Alien was Swiss surrealist artist, Hans Rudolf Giger, who was sought out by Ridley Scott to design the creatures after he saw Giger's artwork Necronom IV, one among his many designs that are said to have been based on the fossils.

Xenomorph design with Chinese characteristics: "Perhaps because China is often accused of stealing intellectual property, a cottage industry has sprouted up, with folks in China saying Western inventions are Chinese knock offs. Then, there's the bit about people making crap up on the internet."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 29, 2013 08:47 AM