Tag: Moebius

Heavy Light

One day, as I was flipping through the latest issue of Starlog or Omni or something, I happen to see the cover of a magazine a little bit higher up on the shelves. It was an illustration of a topless woman in a slinky loincloth, doing what I’ve since come to refer to as “the wizard finger.”

“The Willow That Wasn’t”

At Tell Forward, Shanth Enjeti shares a gallery of Moebius’ art for the fantasy film, Willow. “Moebius shows himself to be a master of understanding George Lucas’ influences for this film, which included Akira Kurosawa’s Noh influenced samurai films. His use of a Noh theater mask for the […]

Trailer for The Incal

Open Culture has a re-vamped trailer for a film adaptation of  Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius’ comic The Incal. One that never happened. “[Incal‘s] success made it a logical candidate for film adaptation, and so director Pascal Blais brought together artists from Heavy Metal magazine (in which Mœbius first published some […]

RIP, Moebius

French comic artist and film concept artist Jean Giraud, better known as Moebius, has died.  Hero Complex has a retrospective of his life and work.  Robot 6 has gathered remembrances from people in the comics industry. Moebius was interviewed by Rick Green on TVOntario’s Prisoners of Gravity in […]