Obituary: Moebius

Artist Moebius (b.1938, born Jean Giraud) died on March 10. Moebius is best known for his work in the comic Heavy Metal and also worked on numerous films, including Alien, Tron, The Fifth Element, Space Jam, and The Abyss. He did work for Marvel Comics and did the concept art work for Alejandro Jodorowsky’s unproduced film version of Dune Giraud also used the pseudonym Gir for some of his work. In 2011, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.

2011 Science Fiction Hall of Fame Class

Four new members will be inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, housed at the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle, Washington. The induction ceremony will take place as part of the Science Fiction Awards Weekend, to be held June 24-26, 2011.

  • Vincent Di Fate
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Harlan Ellison
  • Moebius

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