The Cloud Dragon Did Not Go Hungry That Night

As the tiny figure floated down onto Caelia's wing, the dragon thought to herself, "Human food delivery. Now why has no one thought of that before?" Concept art by Cathrine Langwagen. » 3/25/15 5:00pm Wednesday 5:00pm

It's Not The Mightiest Lizard, But Bubble Dragon Has Stolen Our Hearts

It looks fragile, but the Bubble Bath Dragon is remarkably adaptable creature, ever changing its soapy hide. And it doesn't hurt that every sentient that gazes upon it melts a bit at the sight of the bathtub dwelling beast. Concept art by Luke Mancini. » 3/09/15 5:00pm 3/09/15 5:00pm

Epic Fantasy Sculpture Wins Top Prize At World Ice Art Championships

Behold "Fighter," crafted by a team of ice-carving artists (Japan's Junichi Nakamura and Shinichi Sawamura, and the U.S.'s Chan Kitburi and Dean Murray). It took first prize in the multi-block division and a Governor's Award (voted on by event volunteers) at the 2015 World Ice Art Competition. » 3/09/15 2:30pm 3/09/15 2:30pm

The New Game Of Thrones Poster Confirms A Huge Change From The Books

HBO have just released a new poster for Game of Thrones Season 5, and as you can see above, it's got a great big dragon in it — but it's who's looking at the dragon from below that raises a lot of interesting questions. Spoilers for A Dance With Dragons and speculation ahead... » 2/27/15 4:02pm 2/27/15 4:02pm

The 16 Strangest Dragons In Dungeons & Dragons

As the role-playing game's name hints, dragons abound in the many worlds of D&D, but of course they can't all be red, evil, and hungry for heroes. There are dozens of species with different abilities, agendas, and alignments a wandering adventurer may encounter; these just happen to be the weirdest. » 2/27/15 12:00pm 2/27/15 12:00pm

Dragonheart 3 Is A Thing That Exists, And Here's Proof

It's taken 20 years, but the epic Dragonheart trilogy will finally come to a close on February 24th, when The Sorcerer's Curse hits... huh? What? It's not a trilogy, just a series that Universal occasional craps out a new direct-to-home video installment for every few years? Yeah, okay, that makes more sense. » 2/02/15 11:40am 2/02/15 11:40am

"Dragon" Dinosaur Was 50 Feet Long, Had Most Epic Neck Ever 

Before you get too excited on the heels of today's Game of Thrones news items, we're not talking actual fire-breathing monsters here. However, it's possible this newly discovered dinosaur species could have inspired the dragons that populate Chinese folklore. » 1/30/15 6:00pm 1/30/15 6:00pm

The Dragon Mother Always Carries Her Young Atop Her Snout

"From me to you Little one, know that I will always watch over you, I will always protect you and I will always love you. Carry my example on to your children and you will make me proud." Story and art by Lamin Martin. » 1/14/15 5:00pm 1/14/15 5:00pm

​10 Dragons Who Are Enormous Assholes

Sometimes dragons are the majestic lords of the sky, noble creatures who are wise and powerful. Sometimes they're evil incarnate, greedy enemies of humanity. And sometimes, they're just jerks. Here are 10 wyrms that give the entire species a bad name. » 12/30/14 10:07am 12/30/14 10:07am

The Bizarre Case of the Woman Who Saw Dragons Everywhere

Recently, a group of neuroscientists examined a woman who complained of an unusual ailment. The people around her kept turning into dragons. » 12/24/14 3:10pm 12/24/14 3:10pm

Dragonriders Of Pern Movie Gets A Screenwriter Who's Also A Novelist

Few recently announced movie projects have inspired more excitement — and more "please don't fuck this up" trepidation — than the movie based on Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern. The good news? The movie has a writer, and she sounds like she has some real storytelling chops. » 11/19/14 8:00pm 11/19/14 8:00pm

Harry Potter's Dragons And Other Beasts, As You've Never Seen Them

A new book collects some of the most breathtaking concept art we've seen in ages of dragons and other magnificent creatures, from the Harry Potter movies. And we're lucky enough to bring you an exclusive sneak peek. » 10/29/14 4:00pm 10/29/14 4:00pm

Uncut Video Of Benedict Cumberbatch's Smaug Mo-Cap Is Ridiculous

WARNING: Once you see the uncut footage of Benedict Cumberbatch doing his full-body motion capture performance as The Hobbit's Smaug — which is to say "lying on the floor and acting evil at nothing" — you may never see the dragon of destruction the same way again. Or Benedict Cumberbatch, for that matter. » 10/21/14 11:20am 10/21/14 11:20am

Concept Art Writing Prompt: The Book Wyrm

While a group of would-be dragonslayers point their spears at this dragon, the dragon is enjoying a nice book and a smoke. What story will you tell about this oddball scene? » 9/04/14 5:00pm 9/04/14 5:00pm

A Dragonriders Of Pern Movie May Finally Happen!

Warner Bros. has optioned Dragonriders Of Pern. With The Dark Knight series done, Harry Potter over, and The Hobbit winding down, it's only natural for Warner Bros. to be searching for the next big franchise. Cross every single finger you have for this one, people. » 7/29/14 5:01pm 7/29/14 5:01pm

House Guarded By Dragon Gate Can Be Yours For Only 2.4 Million Euros

Fire Was Born Long Before the Sun

Those who believe the Sun gave birth to fire do not understand the true history of things. Fire filled the ether, streaming behind the wings of dragons and gods, long before a star could pull itself together and take the form of constant explosion. » 7/18/14 5:56pm 7/18/14 5:56pm

The Dragons Who Hoard Out of Anxiety

Mittie Paul, whose dragons we've covered before, has now produced a series of drawings answering the question, "What if instead of being proud miserly creatures, all dragons were just super nervous? They hoarded out of financial anxiety and whatnot." » 7/10/14 11:00pm 7/10/14 11:00pm

When the City Rose Up and Challenged Dragons

Cities outlast empires, but not for the reasons you might think. Some of these old places aren't just made of stone and vines. They've got bones hidden beneath their streets, and will rise up to meet a battalion head on, their arms made from towers, and faces armored by the spires of city walls. » 7/01/14 5:16pm 7/01/14 5:16pm