Holy Giger-Mobile BATMAN!




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According to BatmobileHistory.com, one of the designers contacted to create a new version of the Batmobile for 1995’s “Batman Forever” (starring Val Kilmer as Bruce Wayne) was none other than Swiss artist H.R. Giger, best known for creating the original, techno-organic design of the “Alien” creatures.

“H.R. Giger was contacted in 1994 to design a Batmobile for Batman Forever,” reports BatmobileHistory. “His unique ‘X’ shaped design was to include articulated front legs/mandibles, retractable fins, and gatling gun emplacements on each of the four pods on the sides of the vehicle. The design also combined side and forward intake ports with organic spines and a central pod connecting the four legs.”

SuperPunch has  managed to locate a few pieces of Giger’s early design art for the vehicle, which I’ve posted below.

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Batmobile Art has a more detailed description of Giger’s design:

His unique “X” shaped design was to include articulated front legs/mandibles, retractable fins, and gatling gun emplacements on each of the four pods on the sides of the vehicle. The design also combined side and forward intake ports with organinic spines and a central pod connecting the four legs.





Jason Moore
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