French artist, cartoonist, and writer, Jean Giraud, a.k.a. “Mœbius,” created some of the most imaginative science fiction and fantasy comics EVER! His work was groundbreaking and crossed over to films where he contributed storyboards and concept designs to some of the best sci-fi and fantasy films from 1979 – 1997.
Now, Dark Horse Comics honors his legacy with brand new hardcovers featuring some of his best work. Here is what DHC had to say in their press release.
Dark Horse is proud to announce that the library of Mœbius, one of the most influential and respected artists in the history of comics and cartooning, will arrive on store shelves in a gorgeous series of hardcover volumes available for the first time in nearly 20 years.
With a vast array of work showcasing his mastery of realist drawing, Jean Giraud—better known as Mœbius—is one of the most influential bandes dessinées cartoonists in history, with work that helped to define the landscape of science fiction and fantasy comics. His expertise was also showcased on work in film, with credits including Alien, Tron, The Fifth Element and more.
“As a true visionary in the comics medium, it is a pleasure to once again publish collections of Mœbius’ work,” said Dark Horse president and publisher Mike Richardson. “His influence on contemporary comics is undeniable, and it’s a true honor to be working with Isabelle Giraud, his wife and partner, to help ensure that his legacy will continue to live on for a new generation of readers.”