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Who knew about HR Giger BEFORE Alien?

Starlogger

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Posted Aug-06-2017 5:34 PM

Be honest...who did?

I'll honestly say I did not, even though "Brain Salad Surgery" by ELP was an album I got into much later than upon its original release.

Of course, now, I think I have every piece of art (in print) that he ever did!

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dk

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Posted Aug-06-2017 5:38 PM

Yep, I saw his work on album art as a kid and never made the connection until way later. I think my first was seeing an album cover from a Blondie album.

Lawrence of Arabia

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Posted Aug-06-2017 5:44 PM

I didn't know about him lol I've seen Species and probably his art somewhere but I never really knew him until Alien.

"The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts."

dk

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Posted Aug-06-2017 7:18 PM

This was not really a Blondie album but was the first Giger work I saw without knowing who Giger was.

Starlogger

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Posted Aug-07-2017 7:57 AM

@dk forgot about that piece. Deborah Harry solo record, right?

dk

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Posted Aug-07-2017 8:31 AM

Yes it was a solo album.

BigDave

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Posted Aug-07-2017 8:55 AM

I had no idea who he was as far as his Works until many years after Alien, and well after Aliens.... it was about 1989 when i started to look into and know more about his Works.

But it was harder them days as we never had the Internet, you never had Ebay to go and find what ever you wanted... you wanted that missing Comic as you had issues 3-12 and 15-20 but needed 1+2 and 13+14..  Back before the Internet  became mainstream which was very late 90's and more so in the decade that followed....   Back before this time you had a great difficulty to track down those missing issues.

So for me the only way to find HR Gigers works was indeed articles in Magazines etc

I hope that the only AWAKENING we are in for is FOX/RS wake up and learn from their mistakes.

Starlogger

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Posted Aug-07-2017 9:01 AM

@BigDave ahh, the pre-internet dark ages...tough times, tough times!

Cerulean Blue

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Posted Aug-07-2017 10:25 AM

I saw Alien in 1980-ish on HBO & was instantly hooked!  The Big Guy in the Chair has been the ultimate sort-of-answered question I can remember?  As far as H.R. Giger, I had no idea about him until well after Aliens, as well.  I know I saw many pieces of his work & had never put it together that he was the creative genius behind Alien!

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May 19th, 2017

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Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with ALIEN: COVENANT, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with PROMETHEUS -- and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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