Alien creator H R Giger dies aged 74

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If you had the bejasus scared out of you when watching Ridley Scott's 1980 film Alien you can partly thank Hans Rudolf (H R) Giger who created the original creature, the Necronom IV, which inspired the eponymous alien.

Giger died after a fall at his home in Zurich.

RIP Hans

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And a lovely group of images set to the Jerry Goldsmith inspired music (if not the original) that led to the Alien series (craft, occupants and cargo)

 
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Yes, I'd forgotten that he designed the artwork for Brain Salad Surgery by Emerson, Lake and Palmer....
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That takes me back a few years....
Yep ...still got my vinyl copy ...
Another milestone in my yoof..

As to his Alien Creation ..
Inspired ,Awsome , Frightening...
Just annoying how easily they burst and died in the later movies..
Loved the original tho'
 
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