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Behold the unfilmed Star Wars scenes you always wanted to see

I always wanted to see the actual infantry attacks on the Hoth's Rebel Base. Not just a couple scenes but a full Saving Private Ryan's Normandy invasion battle with a ton of imperial storm troopers led by Darth Vader. Apparently illustrator Dave Dorman had the same idea in mind. Here's his vision. » 2/09/15 4:49pm 2/09/15 4:49pm

All the faces of Ultron: The design evolution of the Avengers' archenemy

Outstanding illustration of the new Ultron on the cover of Empire this week. I remember how fascinated I was the first time I saw Ultron in Avengers. It was issue #162, published in 1977—I saw it much later because it arrived to Spain in the 80s. Here's how artists changed Ultron's appearance through the years: » 1/26/15 3:27pm 1/26/15 3:27pm

The Middle Earth Illustrators J.R.R. Tolkien Loved—and the Ones He Abhorred

While Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now The Hobbit movie may be how many modern folks see Middle Earth, it's important to remember that the first person to illustrate J.R.R. Tolkien's world was Tolkien himself. Tolkien had a very clear sense of how Middle Earth should and should not look, and while he… » 12/16/12 7:00am 12/16/12 7:00am