November 2017

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November 29th 2017
i) I had a go at re-editing and updating Alien 3: ADI's dog alien,  Alien 3: Giger works on Alien 3 and Alien Explorations: Giger's Alien 3 beast version 2  using the Yahoo interview with ADI from earlier this year for more information, and then it got to the point where I realised that I really had nothing written about the final alien puppet and the alien suit for the movie, so I'd better remedy the situation. I don't know why I never did anything about it in all this time. Perhaps no one ever read the article but only half glimpsed it in all these years, and I obviously could not myself. I find much of this unreadable after stretching left right and centre trying to bring together a narrative from many different accounts. I don't like directly quoting any more from the interviews because they're probably only telling a fragment of the story and it's usually not good enough for me. I want to add everything else that they want to say into it. Years down the line, we occasionally get new little bits of information that can change the sense of the story completely. Perhaps these new editions are partially false memories, who can say.
ii) I had a go at re-editing and updating Alien Resurrection: The Newborn for the same reason. I enjoyed the further descriptions of the Newborn's genitals and what was being said in response by someone who might have been Tom Rothman, since we didn't have that before to add to the story.
iii) Re-edited: Alien Resurrection: David Cronenberg was asked to direct 
November 26th 2017
i) Added: Guild cargo ship by Chris Foss for Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune references the car rally scene in Hergé's "Tintin and the Red Sea Sharks"?
ii) Added: "The Adventures of Tintin : The Red Sea Sharks"' car rally scene by Hergé references the Henu Barque)
iii) Added: Minoan seal stones and rings with Pylos combat agate seal stone, the Early Mycenaean gold cushion seal and The “Battle in the Glen," seal ring.
November 24th 2017
i) Red-edited Jack Kirby and it will require more re-editing later 
ii) Added: Jack Kirby: The Great Refuge from The Fantastic Four "Beware of the Forbidden Land"' foreshadows The Eternal's Olympia?
iii) Updated: Sylvain Despretz' Skullship concept art for the unmade Superman Lives
because of a realisation that I had about a Guild Cargo Ship for Dune by Foss that seemed to fit in with my realisations about this picture.
November 23rd 2017
i) Added: Alien drawing by Moebius for Dark Horse's Aliens: Havoc
November17th 2017
i) Added: Alien: Seeing Texas Chainsaw Massacre
November 14th 2017
i) Added slight updates to Prometheus: A New Beast since Ridley in the past year has spoke a little about about his ideas on overuse of the alien beast 
November 5th 2017
i) Added: Beyond Alien Covenant. Just trying to pull together information about what lies beyond in the next Alien sequel
ii) UpdatedPrometheus : Clock Head from Dark City inspired Prometheus Head?
Patrick Tatopoulos shared his view on the matter last December and so I added that. The question remains open still, there's probably no final answer whatever one tries to do to answer it. We have giant heads left behind by ancient cultures anyway. But still the engineers and the strangers bear similarities, while probably being similar in a similar ways to the Cenobites from Clive Barker's Hellraiser.
iii) Added: Greg Nicotero (film maker and special effects makeup creator) on Alien, but it could do with developing. So, it's a rough sketch. I like the idea of people making and trading alien head props these days as if it's some sort of illegal trade in a cyberpunk world. I have wanted to write a cyberpunk story but never had an idea, but this would be a part of my daydream about such a thing. Perhaps there are those willing to kill over these things.

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