What music comes to mind when you think about Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey? The dominant piece (by far) is Richard Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” which opens the film and sets up “The Dawn of Man.” The film goes music-less as the missing-link primates fiddle and hop around doing not much of anything until […]
Here’s one for the Did you know? file: Did you know that Geof Darrow did art for Magic the Gathering? Darrow is a revered artist who might be described as elusive — he’s just so damn good, but there’s never as much work out there as we’d like. He’s most famous for illustrating Frank Miller’s […]
Frank Brunner’s legacy in comics is mainly that of a ’70s Marvel guy, illustrating Steve Englehart’s Dr. Strange and Steve Gerber’s Howard the Duck. Brunner seemed reluctant to go the superhero route (which is one reason we like him), preferring fantasy and horror to underoo’d crime-fighters. He’d been a contributor to Warren Publishing horror titles […]
From The Magazine
HEAVY METAL’S EPIC SUMMER CONTINUES WITH A MASSIVE LIST OF RELEASES READY FOR PRE-ORDER THIS WEEK, JUNE 24th. The Landmark 300th issue and highly anticipated new stand-alone releases from creators Dylan Sprouse and Dan Fogler mark what promises to be the beginning of a new era of publishing for the iconic publishers. LOS ANGELES, CA […]
Here's the Necronomicon from H.P. Lovecraft's writings, as imagined by Philippe Druillet. This is the long version that ran in Metal Hurlant.
Here's an introduction to the dark beauty of Gerald Brom's fantasy art.