Quantum Enigma Concept Art


This little robot is a all terrain exploratory unit for QE.


This suit looks like its part The Martian space suit and Prometheus from the Alien franchise.


Here is the reverse shot where you can see the back pack detail.


A closer look at the helmet even before we've seen the finished product.


Here's a better look at the exploratory robot that will be used in the book and short film.


Here are some very cool concept illustrations and the prop design of the alien blaster seen in the QE teaser for the upcoming Quantum Enigma comic book release. Linder started off with some basic outline illustrations based on a movie weapon used in G. I. Joe and later released as a toy blaster from Hasbro. Further down you can this page, we have included a photo of it of the basic toy before the heavy modifications.



The shear amount of work required to create something like this is amazing. There are several designs here that we would love to see come to life.


These all look pretty cool, but in the end I guess you can only pick one.


This is a little graphic design work for an H.U.D. that will be used in the comic book released later this year.


After a series of sketches this little critter was turned into a moving, walking creature. We will add video here soon so you can see the little guy move. There will also be a build log available soon.




Here we've got new images of Linder's robot companion known as G.R.I.F.O.N. 1.


Android hand with inner workings.


Another working robot in Quantum Enigma.


L.E.G.S. 1, robot designs.


Space shuttle designs.


Multiple space shuttle designs.

Prepare for the launch of Quantum Enigma in 2017!


These sketches are early design concepts for the G.R.I.F.O.N. 1. (Geological Research Instrument for Foraging and Observation in Nature) robot design that is used in the comic and in the short film.


Above are full mech-head designs with multiple sensors and cameras used for collecting different types of exploration data in the field and on alien planets.


Here are a variety of different styles of mech-heads drawn in a traditional style here. Linder does use computer illustration as well as traditional in his work, but most of his early concepts are pencil and paper. The robot is supposed to be an exploration robot similar to a NASA rover or moon explorer. This is not a war robot that we see so much of today.


The upper torso is more humanoid like while the bottom section of the robot is on tracks.


These interesting high-tech track covers for the robot give it a futuristic look, not like a typical tank or tractor tread.


Here are some sketches of of various side panels that will be utilized on the robot.


Several different types of mechanical part designs that will be used for both the comic book and the actual practical prop.


Here are the early rough concept sketches for the astronaut helmet in the Quantum Enigma comic book and the live action trailer. Linder says that his inspiration comes from real NASA based suits, the film Prometheus and the Martian.


The ideas here are mostly real space based designs for space travel, nothing to futuristic or far away. Linder says, "looking at many NASA designed space suits over the years, I tried to create something that would look modern, real and functional." 


Here is just an early rough quick sketch idea of the shuttle design in the book.


Concept art for multiple objects and some tech in the story. It's difficult to understand how this all fits together without knowing what the story is about but it is a peak in.




Here are a series of rough mech sketches, robot parts, and silhouettes for the initial design of his character G.R.I.F.O.N. 1. (Geological Research Instrument for Foraging and Observation in Nature)



Let the full on sci-fi begin! Here are some very early rough concept sketches for the spaceship scale model that will be used for the Quantum Enigma trailer and short film. 

We'll add more soon, check back for updates.



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Quantum Enigma Short Film and Comic Book


Quantum Enigma short film is in the works that will coincide with the release of the book and an art exhibit to showcase all of the props used for this film. We'll post updates soon.


Lots of new artwork is coming before the release of the book. Check out the detail above.



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Quantum Enigma Trailer UPDATE!


UPDATE: Check out the new teaser for Quantum Enigma


Quantum Enigma Teaser from Allan Linder on Vimeo.



Linder is currently working on a live action trailer for the new Quantum Enigma comic book. Details are still sketchy on the release date of the book, but most likely in the Summer of 2017 and we are confident the first trailer will be out this year. Check back for more info soon.


We've got these spectacular sci-fi images from the book as a teaser before the release.



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Interview With QE Creator


Below is an excerpt from an author interview with Linder about his book Grasspeople at Amid the Imaginary.

It was my pleasure to interview Allan Linder, author of “Grasspeople”, a vibrant fantasy graphic novel, both in its illustrations and its story. ~ Amid The Imaginary

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

I am a 4th generation artist in my family and I’m very fortunate that they were always encouraging me to pursue my talents. I won my first drawing contest at age 5 and an art scholarship at 17. After that, I started working for Disney, WB, Sony, and many others as a freelance artist over the past 20 years. I primarily worked in animation character design and storyboards for film and television. Sequential art has always been in my life as a way to escape. I feel like it’s one of the few methods of visual story telling that only requires imagination, pencil and paper. You don’t need to have a big budget to develop an idea.



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Quantum Enigma Release Date Rumors! UPDATE!


UPDATE: Quantum Enigma will be released this summer

Quantum Enigma is the next anticipated book by artist/writer Allan Linder. You can check out his bio on his website for more info about the artist. Quantum Enigma is the 3rd book following the release of Prisoner of the Mind a graphic novel, and Grasspeople which will be released this summer prior to QE.




It was thought that QE would be released this fall, but there were several set-backs with the publishing of this book which also delayed filming of the live action trailer. Linder previously released a cut-out animation trailer from Prisoner of the Mind which you can check out here. It looks as though Linder has his own schedule for the release of QE and he has been keeping a low profile on social media because of all of the work involved. The rumor is that Quantum Enigma will be released in late summer 2017. Keep checking back for more updates.


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Quantum Enigma is one mans journey through space and time



Who are you? Where do you come from? Why are you here? Questions not easily answered when you are 9 light years away from earth without a way to get home. 

Your only connection to your past is staring at you in the mirror and your only motivation to keep going, are the dreams of your family that you wake up with every day.





There's plenty more to come. This is the beginning design work for the cover of issue number 1 which will be released summer 2017.








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