Cover for Marvel comics Aliens omnibus (2020) by Greg Land references Vieja friendo huevos /Old Woman Frying Eggs (1618) by Diego Velázquez?


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a) Cover for Marvel comics Aliens omnibus (2020) by Greg Land
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
b) References Vieja friendo huevos /Old Woman Frying Eggs (1618) by Diego Velázquez?  
 
Land's piece has raised a large amount of contraversy because of the way the artist has taken bits and pieces from Tristan Jones' earlier Alien artwork and various versions of the alien eggs being made but this is an association that I noticed as soon as it was unveiled on the internet, since this painting was familiar to me and how other people have used it in various ways in different paintings.
 
 
 
 
 
c) The Velazquez rotated to the left slightly next to the Marvel comic book cover   

 
 
 



d) The hand holding the egg becomes roughly the position of the hand held half raised



e) The slits of the egg openings roughly match up with the knife and the pestle




f) The bowl leaning against the stove roughly matches up with the facehugger.

What we can see of the stove here would generally become the alien beast's upper leg


g) The shawl becomes the alien head. This is probably what excited me about the piece despite the deformity of the head of the alien beast



h) So the right side of the shawl becomes the face of the alien beast and its mouth is stretched open unnaturally wide because of the way the fabric hangs across the arm





i) The hand holding the spoon roughly matches up with the position of the of the alien beast's elbow, while the left side of the pan becomes the rear end of the alien




 

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