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Rest In Peace Jean Giraud

By AnsuGisalas ·
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Unlike the band, the Moebius man had an end... but I think his work will live on for as long as I care to imagine. So awesome.

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So long, and thanks for all the art.

by seanferd In reply to Rest In Peace Jean Giraud

Always enjoyed it.

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Lots of people were influenced by him and never even knew it...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to So long, and thanks for a ...

To say nothing of "Heavy Metal" which he co-founded (in french, Metal Hurlant), there are the cinematic designs and stories - his work (design or story or both) is in Alien, Tron, The Fifth Element, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Time Masters, (with Yutaka Fujioka:) Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.


I guess a lot of people also don't know that the same guy (Gir = Jean Giraud) drew Blueberry - although this sketch shows it more than a bit http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/cc/Blueberry_Giraud.png

Compare that to Silver Surfer : Parable, which he did in his Moebius style : http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/14/Sspara.png/391px-Sspara.png
Look at how expressively expressionless Galactus is, that's mastery!

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