H.R. Giger (1940–2014)
May14

H.R. Giger (1940–2014)

Sur­re­al­ist Artist Who Designed The Mon­ster For The Film ‘Alien’ Dies At 74 AP | by By FRANK JORDANS BERLIN (AP) — Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the crea­ture in Rid­ley Scott’s sci-fi hor­ror clas­sic “Alien,” has died at age 74 from injuries suf­fered in a fall, his muse­um said Tues­day. San­dra Mive­laz, admin­is­tra­tor of the H.R. Giger muse­um in Gruy­eres, west­ern Switzer­land, told The Asso­ci­at­ed Press that...

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Obituary: Kim Thompson, 1956–2013
Jun20

Obituary: Kim Thompson, 1956–2013

By Calvin Reid | Jun 20, 2013 | Publisher’s Week­ly | Sub­scribe Kim Thomp­son, co-pub­lish­er of Fan­ta­graph­ics Books as well as a superla­tive edi­tor and trans­la­tor of comics, died June 19 of lung can­cer at his home in Seat­tle. He was 57. Thomp­son was born in Den­mark in 1956 and grew up in the rich and var­ied pub­lish­ing world of Euro­pean comics. He arrived in the U.S. in the 1970s and imme­di­ate­ly joined with Gary...

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