Like seriously. You may not even be able to handle this.
If you thought it was cool that LV-426 appeared in Rogue One, then you are absolutely going to love the world that Guillem H. Pongiluppi has been using his incredible talents to bring to life. Pongiluppi, a huge fan of both the Alien and Star Wars franchises, has brought the two together for a mind-blowing series of mashup art that is guaranteed to make you happy-cry.
But first, a little bit about the artist.
Born in Barcelona, Guillem H. Pongiluppi is a freelance illustrator specializing in historical research and virtual archeology. He works in art direction, conceptual art and matte painting for pre-production, and post-production for audiovisual and videogames. Most recently, Pongiluppi worked on conceptual art and on matte paintings for this year’s Warcraft movie.
Okay, now that the introduction is out of the way, onto the art!
Pongiluppi sets the stage for the mashup series:
It looks like there is a plague of Space Cockroaches at the LV-426 planet, also called Acheron by the colons. The authorities of that zone sent a group of Colonial Marines to exterminate the beasts, but it turned to be an absolute fail, and all the soldiers died. Now the Empire, tired of the problems that the plague is causing, has sent a detachment of Stormtroopers of the 501st Legion: Vader’s Fist: the pride of the Empire, the motherfuckers most badass in the galaxy…