Sunday, February 28, 2010

The Awesome List: These plants are protecting the city

A potpourri of fantastic stuff I've found around the web...

I'll need some extra butter, please

"The Japanese Spider Crab has a body the size of a basketball and its legs can straddle a car."

Let me repeat that. Its legs... can straddle a car.

Bioshock 2 Trailer

Is awesome.

If you need another reason to be environmentally conscious...

[Giant Monsters Attack!]

Munsters and Addams

Golden Age Comic Book Stories has a cool collection of images from both.

Not enough city officials take vampire prevention seriously

Art Show: Crom!

The Little Mermaid

Artist Unknown [Never Sea Land]

First Wave

By Lee Bermejo. [DC Universe: The Source]


By Sam Hiti.

Johnny Recon Hates (Space) Cephalopods

By Andy Kuhn. [Comic Twart]

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Art Show: Neptune Rex

The Kelpie

By John Duncan. [Golden Age Comic Book Stories]

The Indigestible Triton

Artist Unknown [Pulp of the Day]


I'm not sure who the artist is, but this is a design from the Mosterpocalypse collectible miniatures game. 

Lamp on the Beach

By Pierre Alary.

The New Guinea Contract

By Anthony Carpenter.


Another background from Disney's Tarzan. [Animation Backgrounds]

Giant Wasp

Another design for Monsterpocalypse.

Hulk Angry!

By Christian Cornia. [Art Jumble]

Black Canary and Huntress

By Andie Tong. [Romeo's Tumblring]

Mary Marvel

By Bruce Timm.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Art Show: Me Tarzan

This is How They Getcha

Artist Unknown [Admiral Calvin]


Artist Unknown [Animation Backgrounds has a ton of cool background art from Disney's Tarzan.]

Tarzan and Jane

[Golden Age Comic Book Stories ran a fantastic post full of classic Hollywood romance for Valentine's Day. There's some Captain Blood in there too.]

T-Rex Love

By Mathieu Reynès.

Doctor No

By Michael Gilette (beware of music in that link). I know I've shared his fantastic Bond covers before, but they're always worth revisiting.


By Ted Naifeh.


By Victor Santos.

Alpha Flight

By John Byrne. [Giant-Size Marvel]

The Headless Horseman

By Francesco Francavilla.

Native Drums

By Genevieve Tsai.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Art Show: Waaaallttt!

The Black Buccaneer

By Mead Schaeffer. [Golden Age Comic Book Stories]

Lost Island

By Greg Ham.

Centrosaurus brinkmani

By Mark Schultz [Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs]

GI Robot

By Declan Shalvey. [Comic Twart]

Bat Noir

By Andy Kubert. [DC Universe: The Source]


By Kristin Palach. There seems to be a movement lately to proclaim Velma as the hot one, but Linda Cardellini aside, those people are crazy.


By Otis Frampton.

Zatanna and the Demon

By Josh Eddings.

Mary Marvel

By Chris Samnee.

Painter of AHHHHHHH!

Artist Unknown, but Thomas Kinkade should be taking notes. [Brother Cal]

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Gorillas Riding Dinosaurs is Migrating

If you're used to reading my Gorillas Riding Dinosaurs column at Robot 6 on Wednesdays (or Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays, for that matter), don't be alarmed when you don't see it this week. It's moving to Sundays.

That's actually a really cool thing, both for my writing schedule and for the column itself. We originally tried to keep columns off the weekends, thinking that most people weren't reading then, but that hasn't been the case and the weekends have turned out to be pretty high in traffic. To beef up that part of the week (and relieve some congestion on the weekdays), GRD and Brigid Alverson's webcomic column, Unbound, are making the switch.

Related to that, I was trying to think of something cool to illustrate this post with and realized how nice it would be if there was more art in the world depicting gorillas riding dinosaurs. I think I've found the theme for my next convention sketchbook.

Art Show: Mermaid Party

I don't find a little tasteful nakedness offensive, so I don't usually warn about it, but there's more than usual in today's post. If that makes you uncomfortable, you might want to skip this one.

Deep Water Days

By Richard Rogers [Tons more like it at Golden Age Comic Book Stories]


By Wil Cormier. [Never Sea Land]

Aquaman Hates Cephalopods

You might think that he doesn't, but this collection of covers at Dollar Bin Blues tells a different story. This one's by Butch Guice.


By Travis Hanson.

GI Robot

By Chris Samnee. [Comic Twart]

By Francesco Francavilla. [Comic Twart]

Reed Gunther

Remember that bear-riding cowboy from earlier? Mike Maihack's also a fan.

Youth and Her Glory

By Danni Shinya Luo.

Zatanna Comes to Life

By Stephane Roux.


By Mathieu Reynès.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Art Show: Why Michael May Loves Dr. Dinosaur

I've got this huge backlog of art links, so if it's okay with you guys I think I'll spend the next few days clearing them out.


By Jeremy Vanhoozer.

Space Frog

By Wally Wood [Golden Age Comic Book Stories]

Rima, the Jungle Girl

By Rags Morales. [DC Universe: The Source]

La of Opar

By Gene Gonzales.

TV Heads

By Frank R Paul. [Golden Age Comic Book Stories]

Therizinosaurs through the Years

By Tricia Arnold. My son likes to ask me what my favorite dinosaur is a couple of times a day. I keep changing my mind, but about 40% of the time, it's therizinosaurus. I like how he's baffled paleontologists as they've tried to figure out what he looks like, but mostly I just love the claws. [Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs]

Dr. Dinosaur

By Scott Wegener.

The Wolf Man

By Martin Ansin. [/Film]

Zatanna and Batman

By Dustin Nguyen. [Comic Art Community]


By Otis Frampton.


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