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Meet Moebius, the man who changed graphic storytelling, forever.

Rarely in our lifetime does a flare explode in the sky of our creative world so prolifically that the flash is impossible to ignore. Moebius was one of those flares.

Moebius was a complete, 100%, bonafide original. Graphic art will never be the same because of his input. And because of that, his legacy remains burning bright, every day. 

Born Jean Henri Gaston Giraud, Moebius died on the 10 March 2012 at the age of 74.

A French artist, cartoonist and writer who has been described as the most influential Comic artist (or bandes dessinées) after Hergé.

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Moebius

After adopting the pseudonym ‘Moebius’ in his early career. He created a wide range of science fiction and fantasy comics in a highly imaginative, surreal, almost abstract style.

These works include Arzach and the Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius. And the one that we get most excited about was his work with avant-garde (AKA Genius) filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky for an unproduced adaptation of Dune and the comic book series The Incal.

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Jodorowsky & Moebius’s The Incal Artwork 

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Jodorowsky & Moebius’s Dune Adaptation Artwork

Mœbius also contributed storyboards and concept designs to numerous science fiction and fantasy films, such as AlienTronThe Fifth Element and The Abyss

(Just imagine dropping that CV on someone’s desk)

There is no question that numerous graphic artists could reference his work back in our eyes (whether they do or not is by the by, it’s definitely a compliment). Including Jamie Hewlitt and Tank Girl and Mike Mahon of 2000 AD.

A few examples of Moebius’s work is below, we hope this isn’t the last time you see it.

Moebius Graphic Art Examples

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Delve further into the abstract world of Moebius here.

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