Did Ralph McQuarrie's Knobby White Spider
concept for Empire Strikes Back
help inspire Cameron's Alien Queen?

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A strange painting of a plant like spider like creature that lays masses of eggs covering the ground, with a protruding ovipositor, and an elongated vertical head for the movie Empire Strikes Back released in 1980. Had Jim Cameron seen this when he was coming up with the visual element of his Alien Queen as an egg layer concept for Aliens?

Ralph McQuarrie's Knobby White Spider concept art for Empire Strikes Back

Cameron's egg laying alien with long vertically positioned head

Alien Queen's ovipositor

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