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Mexican Artist Jose Posada’s Cavorting Cadavers


Happy birthday to Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada, born this day in 1852. You may not know his name, but chances are you know his art. Posada’s gruesome and gorgeous illustrations of skeletons at play have become synonymous with the Mexican Day of the Dead. Posada didn’t create his “calavera” drawings for the religious observance, [...]

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SF & Fantasy

SmArt School Spring Enrollment Open Now


Todd Lockwood. Donato Giancola. Brad Kunkle. Anita Kunz. Scott Fischer. Dan DosSantos. Greg Manchess. These artists are at the top of the sci-fi/fantasy art business!

And if you are an artist, now you can learn from these masters at the SmArt School! Details here!

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NYCC 2015: Five Things You Might Not Know About Fantasy Artist Tony DiTerlizzi


Tony DiTerlizzi’s art will be immediately familiar to fans of Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, and White Wolf’s line of horror games, and fantasy readers will know him as the co-creator, with Holly Black, of The Spiderwick Chronicles, but how much do we really know about Tony? Here’s five facts we learned during an [...]

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‘The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics’ is an Artist’s Secret Weapon


‘The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics’ is an Artist’s Secret Weapon

I have had a life-long love affair with drawing. Maybe it’s not a love affair. Nope. Strike that: it’s a compulsion. Hand me a piece of paper and anything that leaves a legible mark and within ten minutes it will be covered with orcs wielding battle axes, Cthulhu, strange landscapes, and cats. It got me [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Artist Todd Lockwood Paints His Own Novel’s Cover Art


Todd Lockwood is known for his Drizzt and dragon art. But in 2016, his debut novel, The Summer Dragon, will publish from DAW Books.

And he is contributing the cover art, as can be expected. Take a look at it here!

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Four Books To Help You Join the Cartooning and Comic Book Renaissance


Thanks to a generation raised on a steady diet of superhero movies, kid-friendly comic books, genre-savvy cartoons like Spongebob Squarepants, Dexter’s Laboratory, and Adventure Time, loads of manga, and regular doses of web-original comic strips like XKCD, we’re in the middle of a cartooning and comics renaissance.
The young adults known as the “Millennials” understand something [...]

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An Interview With Fantasy and Science Fiction Artist Fred Gambino


An Interview With Fantasy and Science Fiction Artist Fred Gambino

Science fiction and fantasy artist Fred Gambino’s art has been seen in films such as The Ant Bully and the Oscar-nominated Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, as well as video games, book covers, and much more. Titan Books has published a collection of Gambino’s work titled The Art of Fred Gambino: Dark Shepherd. Gambino spoke with [...]

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SF & Fantasy

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ According To Anon


Credit Reddit’s always-busy Game of Thrones subreddit for this offbeat but utterly charming little find: The characters of HBO’s Game of Thrones, as interpreted by an anonymous artist posting to the infamous 4chan forums. Every illustration is accompanied by a convincingly childish misinterpretation of the character’s name, what he or she does, and whether he [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Wolverine #9


badass-wolverine9Every 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: Wolverine #9! That’s gotta hurt!

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Gaming

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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