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“Farewell Blue Wizard”: Artist Jef Murray Passes Away

Out of the cold of December, 2013 I walked into the lobby of the Maritime Institute of the Baltimore Conference Center and saw a smiling fellow in a trench-coat and leather ‘outback’ style hat. I was wearing the same kind of hat and instantly knew I shared an unspoken affinity with this traveler. At first meeting I did not know ...

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New Art for Star Wars: Dark Disciple Prequel Story Revealed!

While we await the July 7th release date for Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple novel, fans can feast their eyes on this stunning piece of art done by Magali Villeneuve for Golden’s short story “Kindred Spirits”. Yep, that is assassin-turned-bounty-hunter Asajj Ventress along with pirate queen Lassa Rhayme. They’d had dealings before the events of Dark Disciple, and “Kindred Spirits” will ...

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An Interview with Fantasy Artist, Danielle Storey

(From the 2012 Interview) While attending Fan Expo Canada, I was fortunate to meet Danielle Storey and view her amazing artwork. After talking with Danielle about her work, I realized how knowledgeable and passionate she was about the fantasy genre. By the time I left her table, not only did I leave with several of her art prints, but I ...

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Amazing Concept Art for Star Wars Ladies!

Freelance artist Wojtek Fus has created quite a stir in the online Star Wars community recently and here’s why. Take a look at some of his conceptual designs for some really awesome ladies that would fit quite nicely into the SW-verse. I painted these fast concepts to illustrate some of the ideas I have for an Episode VII. I feel like ...

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Star Wars Celebration 2015 Poster (and Special Variant) Revealed!

Artist Craig Drake is known for his use of simple, clean, sharp lines in his artwork, and that staple shines beautifully in his official poster to commemorate this year’s Star Wars Celebration coming up this April. Not only does Drake pay homage to the original trilogy with the official convention poster, he’s also created a special Rebels variant (the season ...

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Star Wars: Dark Disciple Cover Art Revealed!

StarWars.com just revealed Matt Taylor’s new cover art for the upcoming Asajj Ventress/Quinlan Vos novel Dark Disciple set for release July 7 of next year. Take a gander and let us know what you think! Based on a series of scripts originally written for the unaired seventh season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and starring ex-Sith bounty hunter, Asajj Ventress, and ...

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Why Fantasy Matters

“Artists use lies to tell the truth.” These words were spoken by Evey Hammond to the masked terrorist/freedom fighter V in V for Vendetta, echoing Pablo Picasso’s words, “Art is a lie that makes us realize truth […]” Despite the dystopian and relatively fantastical setting of the film, those words spoke truer to me than any lecture I ever sat ...

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From Guardians to the Dark Knight: The Art of Matt Ferguson

Matt Ferguson is a Graphic Designer and Artist from the UK. Matt is known for his work on Marvel’s Avengers Bluray collection and posters, as well for his creations in film and television which includes Hellboy and Star Trek. Check out more of his work on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cakesandcomics?fref=photo Check out the gallery sample below!

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