Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Aquila 1974

Apposite to a recent US court-case involving GW trademarks, have a picture of Barney Bubble's cover for Hawkwind's 1974 album Hall of the Mountain Grill.


4 comments:

  1. The Byzantine Empire used the symbol of a two-headed bird of prey long before either Hawkwind or Games Workshop.

    Say, did you ever see the photo of Hawkwind visiting the GW studio in White Dwarf issue #102?

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  2. Yes, I remember that one and the Brian May one!

    I'm fully aware of the long history of the two-headed eagle in heraldry, it's the use of a sci-fi one on a spacecraft that attracted my attention.

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  3. It's okay, GW have just found out that Gary Chalk and Russ Nicholson (and, probably, countless other freelance artists) own big chunks of 'their' IP.

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    1. I hope that Gary and Russ put their heads together and work out a way of getting paid for the last 25 years of use of their work (derivatives and usage) that would be a great outcome of the Chapterhouse case.


      Good catch Coop!

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