The History of Sexy Monsters

Monsters are horrifying, revolting... and often alluring. It makes sense that so many monsters would be hawt, since they're the ultimate predators and they need to be able to lure us into their clutches and stuff. But also, monsters represent the forbidden, and sexy danger, and they can get away with wearing outfits… » 10/24/12 1:35pm 10/24/12 1:35pm

Your Last Chance to See Some Truly Righteous Fantasy Art

This is the last weekend for an exhibit that includes some trippy art like the above "War of the Worlds" painting by José Segrelles, alongside some glorious paintings by Frank Frazetta, H.R. Giger, Boris Vallejo and more. "At the Edge: Art of the Fantastic" is ending on Sunday, at the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh… » 9/07/12 4:20pm 9/07/12 4:20pm

Frank Frazetta's Lord of the Rings illustrations brought barbarian…

Frank Frazetta's bare-legged babes and barbarian fashions might seem an odd fit for JRR Tolkien's asexual, Anglon-Saxon epic, but in 1975, Frazetta did indeed collect a portfolio of Lord of the Rings illustrations, putting his own dark fantasy spin on characters like Gollum, Eowyn, and the Witch-King. » 5/19/12 12:30pm 5/19/12 12:30pm

Mickey Mouse and Pluto get the Frank Frazetta treatment

If fantasy artist Frank Frazetta had ever worked for Disney, perhaps we would have seen Mickey Mouse on a distant sand and sandals world plagued by ferocious monsters. This Frazetta-inspired painting gives us a glimpse of the Micky fantasy adventure that never was, but ignores one important question: What would Minnie… » 12/31/11 9:35am 12/31/11 9:35am

The Loveliness That Will Not Die: Sexy Vampire Pin-Up Art

Vampires. They're mysterious and dangerous — but most of all, they're alluring. They have the glamor of eternal youth, combined with centuries of style. But vampires also have their cute, playful, sexy side. And that's why there's vampire pin-up art. » 8/19/11 11:00am 8/19/11 11:00am

Lucy Westenra by Avelina de Moray via …

New Thor, vintage horror, and an Elvis impersonator hitman invade…

It's a diverse line-up at your friendly neighborhood comic book store tomorrow. Among many things, there's new Thor and Walking Dead, classic horror tales from comic masters, and a reprint of a great graphic novel from the director of Mirrormask. » 9/21/10 9:00am 9/21/10 9:00am