Princess Peach And Storm Redesigns Will Blow Your Nerdy Mind

Princess Peach and Storm drawings The following illustrations of Princess Peach and X-Men’s Storm by female sci-fi artists Kirbi Fagan and  would bring Mario and Professor X to tears.

Click here for a side-by-side comparison of Peach from N64 and Fagan’s bazooka Peach and here for one of badass thigh-baring comic book Storm and even more badass “Weather Witch” / “Nature Goddess” Storm.

And also check out Fagan’s website. Anyone with a living room, a few bucks and a love of conversation pieces needs her Winnie The Pooh painting ASAP.

This Is What Gollum Should Look Like…

When envisioning J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, some people use images in their heads concocted from reading sessions while others think of Peter Jackson’s films or the late 70’s cartoons by Topcraft (precursor to Studio Ghibli).

Others could imagine something like this. Limited edition Lord Of The Rings illustrations of Gollum, Bilbo Baggins, Nazgûl, orcs, Éowyn, Gandalf, and dwarves by legendary fantasy/sci-fi artist Frank Frazetta.

Frazetta, known for Conan The Barbarian paintings (one sold in 2009 for $1 million), Molly Hatchet album covers, and various comic book work, published these drawings in 1975 to a mere 1,000 lucky people.

Take note, Peter Jackson. This is what Gollum is supposed to be, twisted and terrifying and a little sad. It’s nothing that easily translates to film. No offense to Andy Serkis.  Continue reading “This Is What Gollum Should Look Like…”