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Vikings Season 3: ‘The Wanderer’

***SPOILERS*** The second episode of Vikings is a bit disturbing when it comes to different areas of myth. The Wanderer is an episode of mysterious things. What I like about this episode is that we see more difference in the Viking and Christian world. Funny about the episode is that it is about language barriers and barriers between gods. If ...

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Star Wars Rebels Season Finale to Feature Darth Vader

Disney took a galaxy far, far away to point five past lightspeed and hasn’t looked back. Since its rollicking opening Star Wars Rebels has reminded us from moment one that Star Wars can be fun again. For the past few months we’ve tuned into Disney XD to watch the serialized adventures of Kanan, Hera, Sabine, Zeb, Ezra, and Chopper as they ...

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of legendary Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy had been hospitalized earlier this week for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a disease he had been battling for at least over a year. Nimoy was a father, a husband, a musician, a poet, a writer, an artist, and best known for his role of Spock ...

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Wars on Kinkade by Jeff Bennett

If you’ve ever looked at the puzzle section of your local store or flipped through a Hallmark catalog, you’ve probably seen some of the works of Thomas Kinkade at one point or another. Kinkade was known for his serene yet surreal depictions of cottages, mountains, and lakeside domiciles. He was once cited as “America’s most-collected living artist” before his death ...

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From Middle-Earth to Star Wars: An Interview with Artist Jerry Vanderstelt

Jerry Vanderstelt has been drawing since he was eight years old. His interest in the genre of sci-fi and fantasy was triggered early by authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. His clients have included the Franklin Mint, Bradford Exchange, Hasbro Toys, and Lucasfilm Ltd. Recently, you can find his work as commissioned by Warner Bros. And New Line ...

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An Interview with Fantasy Artist, Danielle Storey

(From the 2012 Interview) While attending Fan Expo Canada, I was fortunate to meet Danielle Storey and view her amazing artwork. After talking with Danielle about her work, I realized how knowledgeable and passionate she was about the fantasy genre. By the time I left her table, not only did I leave with several of her art prints, but I ...

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Do You Have Goblin Feet?

(This article has been amended after a diligent reader pointed out historical research concerning Tolkien and Rayner Unwin, as well as the timeline of the publishing of The Lord of the Rings, that I had not seen before. You can read that piece here. My text has been slightly altered to reflect the facts.) “Goblin Feet” is the title of J.R.R ...

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More Star Wars: The Clone Wars Content On the Way?

It’s no secret that Dave Filoni and the rest of the TCW crew had more stories to tell before the show got the axe following Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm. Several pieces of concept art were revealed as treats for fans last year, and some thus-far-untold stories found their outlet in comic, story reel, and novel form. But now, writer Brent ...

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Invader Zim Is Back!

After over ten years, the misadventures of the dumber-than-the-average-extraterrestrial will continue this July, albeit in comic form. The Nickelodeon show Invader Zim became a cult favorite after its cancellation in 2003 for its irreverent and often dark humor, something that Nickelodeon has yet to reproduce. Support for the story of the incredibly incompetent alien trying to take over the Earth ...

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Science Fiction Film Short: Hybrids

I have a pretty cool and active Google+ group pf circles. I found this by one member in one of my circles and decided to share it because it is that good. it’s a science fiction film short called Hybrids, directed by Patrick Kalyn and produced by Triton Films. Please check it out. Some say it is just as good as ...

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