There are some interesting parallels to consider the relationship with Fire in Prometheus and its meaning and the constant references to Satan, The Underworld and David. EtymologyThe word “igneous” is derived from the Latin ignis, meaning “of fire”. Volcanic rocks are named after Vulcan, the Roman name for the god of fire. Intrusive rocks are also called “plutonic” rocks, named […]

Here is an amazing opportunity to buy some beautiful work from Tristan Jones, he’s put some artist proofs from Aliens: Defiance up for sale. I recently interviewed him for our Creatives Series on Yutani, listen to my podcast with him here. He’s currently doing some alternate cover work for the series Aliens: Resistance. I couldn’t […]

The Engineer Forum One of the things which stood out to me was the use of Statues upon tall pedestals circling the forum, at first I thought of the Roman influence. Then after doing some research I also found that Foro Italico was an example of Italian Fascist architecture instituted by Mussolini. This follows a design specification which […]

In which @traviandesigns is joined once again by Phil from the Matrix Minute to discuss visions of the Alien franchise, from the perspectives of Ridley Scott, Dan O’Bannon, Neil Blomkamp and the fandom. We also debate the values between innovation vs familiarity. Footnotes *Correction: We should have been saying “mummified”, not “fossilised! Where to find […]