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Cacique Caribe21 May 2018 10:06 a.m. PST


To me they look like distant cousins, at the very least. :)

PS. It's another illustration by Ed Emshwiller:



Personal logo cloudcaptain Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2018 10:25 a.m. PST

Oh the jokes that spring to mind..but this is a family site. I think these guys need to watch out for the Koreans from your other post.

Cacique Caribe21 May 2018 10:35 a.m. PST


Wasn't ET at the fore of the Sharpei Aliens' efforts? :)



Of course, then there's Mr. ET:
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Buck21521 May 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

I believe Paul the alien from the movie "Paul" had a say in the design of "E.T", or so he says…

bobspruster21 May 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

Very interesting. But I think the girl in green makes a better ET.

Cacique Caribe21 May 2018 11:48 p.m. PST

The girl looks extraterrestrial? Now, that's just plain sexist! :)


Legion 422 May 2018 7:36 a.m. PST

It's classified …

Cacique Caribe22 May 2018 5:33 p.m. PST

By the way, the little wrinkly guys are called the "Gormen":



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