Arts & Entertainment | July 8, 2014 9:00 am

Giger Counter

By The Editors

True story: Alien is this correspondent’s favorite film.

Those canny face-hugging xenomorphs, based on the biomechanical musings of Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger, were the stuff of Oscar-worthy nightmares.

And while Giger passed this May, he’s now risen from the dead with H.R. Giger Polaroids, just released.

From the Swiss publishing house Antenne, Polaroids features a trove of unpublished pics and art, from playful to “Um, WTF?”

A few standouts:

Hey, the man’s art was his life.