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1979’s Alien Is Part Of The Cyberpunk Zeitgeist

At first glance Ridley Scott’s Alien, from 1979, is easy to dismiss from discussions about cyberpunk. When perceived as a movie about an alien stalking the crew of a spaceship, I can understand ...

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The Legacy of the Long Tomorrow

The Long Tomorrow by Dan O’Bannon and Jean “Mobius” Giraud is a 16-page comic from 1975 that changed science fiction forever. It became a visual reference for some of the most famous...

Reconciling the Predator Franchise with Cyberpunk

The Alien franchise, from Ridley Scott and Dan O’Bannon, is generally accepted to be cyberpunk. There is even evidence that Blade Runner and the Alien franchise take place in the same universe. ...