Caliban #1

May. 25th, 2017 01:57 am
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"The idea that would eventually evolve into "Caliban" began when I heard there was going to be a prequel to "Alien", which is one of my all-time favourite films. What I like best about it is the sheer level of imagination on display; it gets you thinking about all kinds of possibilities. When I finally saw "Prometheus" I realised they’d gone in a completely different direction to what I expected, and given that I had all these ideas kicking about from my idle musing, I thought- why not?"

- Garth Ennis




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Date: 2017-05-25 11:18 am (UTC)
mistersandman: (Default)
From: [personal profile] mistersandman
I'm a huge fan of Event Horizon and Alien, so I am totally down for Garth Ennis Presents: Haunted Spaceship Monthly.

Date: 2017-05-25 11:28 am (UTC)
captainbellman: It Was A Boojum... (Default)
From: [personal profile] captainbellman
No lie, I actually vastly prefer this to anything made officially in the Alien franchise since the original movie. (Especially James Cameron's "I Don't Understand How Space Works: The Movie")

Date: 2017-05-25 04:58 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] deathcrist2000
You mean James Cameron's "I Didn't Actually Watch the Last One, Here's Some Army Bros: The Movie." Though, to be fair, the four good Alien films (Alien, Alien 3: Assembly Cut, Alien: Covenant, and Species) do have interesting things about them.

Date: 2017-05-25 01:03 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] drexer
This could actually be an organic and great way to make an Alien for the current cinema. The concept of wrap-conflicts and space-mining is sufficiently abstract and non-explored enough that it could have the same kind of impact, and it has a lot of potential for space horror.

At least from this first issue, as always with this, the problem might be the resolution.

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