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Welcome to Typeset In The Future: The opening credits for Alien are nothing short of a typographic masterpiece. However, after a detailed comparison with Helvetica Black, I tend to agree with Susan. Thank you for the correction! Before I show you how it looks, I should provide a sizable caveat: Can you tell what it is yet?
And beautifully mirrored, at least along the y-axis. Well, that was unexpected. I might have an idea where this is going. Oh, no, I was wrong. Still, that new line is almost certainly completing the middle part of a W, yes? I hate to say it, but a little bit of the bar on this capital A for it is he has been allowed to bleed out into the unfolding titles.
Talk about typographic spoilers.
Right you are, then. For those of you with your eyes closed to avoid spoilers: This title card from Alien is an example — possibly the Ur Example — of a popular sci-fi trope, the Foreshadowing Inventory.
Seven crew, you say?
And their course is set for a return to Earth, eh? The Foreshadowing Inventory crops up in other movies too, such as the opening card from Moon: A crew of one, you say?
And there for only three years? I wonder if these facts will turn out to be significant to the plot? It would be a shame if something were to… happen to it. The opening shots of the craft give some tantalizing glimpses of its wall-based iconography: These icons are the work of cinematic design legend Ron Cobb.
I could just as easily have called this blog Semiotic-matic. You might have noticed that these icons bear a striking resemblance to the rounded rectangles used for modern app iconography.
It could be argued that Cobb provided the inspiration for rounded-rectangle iconography some 28 years before Apple made it the standard on the iPhone. Although tegestologists may well argue their case too. On the subject of iconography: In addition to the Semiotic Standard, Cobb was also responsible for the final design of the Nostromo itself.
This screen lists the ship as the Weylan Yutani Nostromo Eagle-eyed viewers will have spotted that subsequent Alien films name the company Weyland Yutani, not Weylan Yutani. I realized that myself when writing the article, and was rather hoping that no-one would pull me up for it.Definitions of Terms.
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My third post about typography in sci-fi has been gestating for a while now. Indeed, it’s been slowly taking shape – you might say it’s been forming itself inside of me – for really quite some time.