One element I'm starting to severely miss in the Alien franchise is the subtle shift away from Giger's nightmarish biomechanical design in the xenomorph creatures and into hybrid screen slashers that have been fused more with human DNA. Those shocking original illustrations seen in the reclusive Swiss artist's perverse book, Necronomicon, blending evolutionary biology with sterile futuristic technology, were the kinky otherworldly creations that initially struck Ridley Scott's fancy for his first Alien.
Sideshow Collectibles is channelling Giger's genius is this beautifully rendered, limited-edition Alien Internecivus raptus statue. It's restricted to 2,000 pieces and comes with a lofty price of $450. This wicked-cool xenomorph stands 21 inches tall and is expertly engineered using an advanced combination of high-quality sculpting materials, including polystone resin and multiple durometer plastics. Available for order now.
Here's the official description:
“You still don't know what you're dealing with do you?”
Capturing one of the most iconic movie creatures ever committed to the big screen, Sideshow is proud to introduce the Alien Internecivus raptus Statue.
Translated from Latin as ‘murderous thief,’ Internecivus raptus is one of the few official names recorded for the xenomorph species moviegoers have come to recognize most famously as ‘Aliens.’ Faithfully rendered with H.R. Giger’s visionary bio-industrial aesthetic, the specimen is suspended in an elegant pose – its structural perfection matched only by its hostility. Solemnly ascending from a surreal monochromatic chamber, with limbs crossed and barbed tail coiled in an exquisite spiral around its lithe body, the Alien Internecivus raptus statue is a definitive tribute for fans of the science fiction film legacy. It’s time for another bug hunt.
Bear witness to this elegant creature in the gallery below and tell us if she'll be offered a place in your home.
(Via Coming Soon)