Alien 3: Giger's Super- Facehugger

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As part of the new Alien creature's life cycle Giger also created a 'Super" Facehugger, which was based on his old Facehugger design, but this new creature evolved from one of the first scripts that had the creature swimming, and so he visualised how it would movie, the fingers would retract, so that it would crawl just under the water's surface


Facehugger hidden in victims chest (source: http://www.angelfire.com/)


study for aquatic facehugger 1990




Aquatic Super-Facehugger 22nd August 1990


Source quotes
  1. Giger: I also created a 'Super' Facehugger which is based on an old design. One of the first scripts had it swimming, so i visualised how it would move: the fingers would retract, so that it would crawl just under the water's surface." (Aliens  (comic book magazin) #12, June 1993 , "The Giger Sanction" transcribed article to be found at http://weyland-yutaniarchives.blogspot.co.uk))

3 comments:

  1. The Giger interview that quote was taken was featured in one of the UK Aliens comics. Don't have access to them right now so can't tell you, which issue.

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  2. Thanks, I've got that comic somewhere and maybe I will find it in good time

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  3. Now I've tracked the cover down online

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