Sad news comes at the end of the weekend as a man who has influenced film for decades and is responsible for some of the most iconic cinematic science fiction creations of all-time has passed away. Geeks of Doom spread the news that concept designer Ralph McQuarrie, the man behind the breathtaking art that served as the inspiration for the look and style of the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at age 82.
The man responsible for the look behind the original Star Wars films passed away on Saturday. Ralph McQuarrie, who was born in 1929, was a visionary and created the designs for many of the notable characters in the Star Wars univers... Read Post
Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who helped design the look of such "Star Wars" characters as Darth Vader, R2-D2, C-3PO, and Chewbacca has died. He was 82 years old. Read Post