Gender-flipped fairy tale princes ditch their glass shoes and let down …

Yudi Chen has a series of wonderfully stylized fairy tale illustrations with one important difference: the genders of all of the characters have been reversed. That means that the Beast must win the heart of Beau, the evil king demands the heart of his stepson Snow White, and Rapunzel has the most amazing beard you've… » 2/02/13 4:00pm 2/02/13 4:00pm

10 Creepy Details Glossed Over By Modern Versions Of Fairy Tales

In the upcoming film Snow White and the Huntsman, that classic fairy tale receives a modern rejiggering complete with a guest appearance by Thor and (hopefully) a golem made out of poison apples. » 5/30/12 11:40am 5/30/12 11:40am

A ton of Disney Princesses, drawn in the "comic book style"

Some of you may remember Danger Girl artist J. Scott Campbell's first round of fairy tale princesses, which depicted Cinderella and Snow White as heroines who were allergic to every textile invented. For his new 2012 Fairy Tale Fantasies calendar, Scott Campbell— whose style can only be described as "uranium-enriched… » 1/11/12 3:35pm 1/11/12 3:35pm

Architects draw up the blueprints for your favorite fairy tale homes

How does one build a single turret that a grown man can scale up, aided only by a hair rope, without the whole thing toppling over? Kate Bernheimer and Andrew Bernheimer have created a fascinating series over at Design Observer, where a batch of slick architects and designers have plotted out the blueprints for various … » 1/04/12 8:20am 1/04/12 8:20am