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Stylish ‘Dune’ Character Art (You Won’t See in the Film)

Artist Chezka Sunit has tried to answer a popular science-fiction question: What does Dune look like? In a series of illustrations she’s posted to her ArtStation page, Sunit gives her visualization of the characters from Frank Herbert’s saga, originally published in 1965. Sunit, clearly a huge Dune fan, created this series out of excitement over […]

Moebius Concept Art for Jodorowsky’s ‘Dune’ Characters

The film version of Dune directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky may be the most famous movie that was never made. Jodorowsky signed on to film Frank Herbert’s award-winning novel in 1974, and assembled a bizarre, celebrity-studded team with the goal of crafting a 10-hour adaptation. Salvador Dalí, Orson Welles, Gloria Swanson, David Carradine, Geraldine Chaplin, Alain […]

Stunning Illustrations for a Deluxe “Dune” 50th Anniversary Edition

Frank Herbert’s Dune turns 50 this year, a remarkable occasion for a book that many science fictions fans consider a masterpiece. Arthur C. Clarke wrote that “Dune seems to me unique among  novels in the depth of characterization and the extraordinary detail of the world it creates. I know nothing comparable to it except […]

Jodorowsky Says This Illustrated “Dune” Script Is a Fake. So Who Made It, and Why?

In March, a curious item showed up on eBay: a typewritten movie script with illustrations that claimed to be—per its title page—”DUNE, screenplay by Alejandro Jorodowsky, adapted from ‘Dune’ by Frank Herbert.” The bound manuscript was being auctioned by Grady’s Record Refuge, a record store in Ventura, California. When Jodorowsky got wind of the auction, […]