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RIP Dungeons & Dragons Artist Dave Trampier: 1954 – 2014


Screen Shot 2014-03-28 at 10.27.09 PM Slowly but surely, we’re losing the men and women who brought us Dungeons & Dragons. The game’s co-founders, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, passed away in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Now comes more sad news: Artist David Trampier died on the morning of March 24 at Helia Healthcare in Carbondale, Illinois. He was 59 years-old, and allegedly in poor health.

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Badass Comic Book Cover: Superman Unchained #6


badass-supermanunchained6Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Superman Unchained #6! Superman vs. Wraith!

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SF & Fantasy

Gifts for the Geek | Day 19: Michael Whelan Art


whelan-dragonmintWhat geek doesn’t like sci-fi/fantasy artwork?

Make the jump to see what new original paintings and reproductions award-winning artist Michael Whelan is offering this holiday season!

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Star Wars

A Quick Chat with ‘Star Wars’ Artist Leonid Kozienko


snowtroopers_assault_by_agnidevi-d6mmntiMeet Leonid Kozienko, a largely self-taught Russian artist whose work has been used in several Star Wars-related products, including Fantasy Flight Games’ new role-playing game Star Wars: Edge of the Empire.

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Artist Toby Allen Brings Attention to Mental Illness with ‘Real Monsters’ Project


Real MonstersArtist Toby Allen’s “Real Monsters” is a series depicting various kinds of mental illnesses as cartoonish monsters. By doing so, he addresses the power of stigma and brings the “monsters” to light, providing humor and understanding for those with mental illness and others who love them.

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Monument to Azathoth, God of Chaos, Appears in Front of Oklahoma Restaurant


monument29n-3-webA group of very dedicated pranksters (or cultists, or both) took their love for H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos to the extreme this week when they installed a large monument to chaos god Azathoth in front of Oklahoma City’s Paseo Grill.

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Check Out this Awesome ‘A Game of Thrones’ Manga Scroll


a_song_of_ice_and_fire_by_joscomie_smallOne of the great things about fan culture is how it endlessly reinterprets its most popular icons. Star Wars, Star Trek and, of course, A Game of Thrones are all series that have spawned fan homages of various sorts in the past and will probably continue to do so for a very long time after we’re all gone. Well, let’s enjoy it while we can!

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Star Wars

Star Wars HoloNet Digest #21: June 26 – July 3, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from June 26 – July 3, 2013.

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SF & Fantasy

New EMP Fantasy Exhibit Opens


IMG_2539The Experience Music Project has opened Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic, a new exhibit featuring great fantasy items from the history of the genre!

Make the jump to see some pictures and learn more about the exhibit!

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SF & Fantasy

Todd Lockwood Interior Art Unveil: Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks


brooks-bloodfireBloodfire Quest, Book Two of The Dark Legacy of Shannara trilogy, will be published on March 12, 2013!

But here is an early look at its interior—the interior art, to be clear! Todd Lockwood has turned in a gorgeous piece! Make the jump to see it!

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