I was over at friends house a few days ago, touring his amazing/insane collection of toys and stuff. Lot’s and lots of toys. I think his goal is to have All The Toys. He has what I’d call ( now that I know ) The Ante Room which is amazing as it is, the Secret Room of Everything truly lives up the name I just made up for it. His collection leans heavily on Marvel Characters, Star Wars and too many other franchises to even start naming. It is truly a thing of wonder. (more…)
I just received an email from Modiphius about the upcoming John Carter of Mars game and it’s got lost of goodies. As I’ve mentioned, I’m completely Game Impaired ™ with only the occasional bamboozling because of beer and peer pressure. Okay sometimes it’s fun… (more…)
This is sort of weird. ERB fans are reading in the past, but I never had the feeling that ERB was all they read. I read a comment yesterday on Facebook that stated “any new books that I’ve tried to read in the last 30 years has been a great disappointment.” This wasn’t said by some 110 years old, maybe 40-50 ? This sounds like a bad case of high anxiety to me. I didn’t respond in any way. (more…)
You know how you can look back and say ‘what the hell did do all year ?’On one hand I did ( I’ll use shorthand) – dad/funeral/mom/hospital/senior’s home/funeral/clean condo/sell condo/estate estate estate/ crazy sibling/ curl into a ball under table.
And the other hand I have been arting and writing. I’ve been working with a publisher on a Space Colonists Crash on the WRONG Planet kind of project. (more…)
Modiphius has a new online magazine covering their products, as well as the creative process of getting there. Issue #1 of Modiphia has a detailed look at the sculpture of the John Carter figure from the upcoming game. I’ve clipped a couple images from the article. You can see that they have cast their net wide in collecting reference material ( but none of my John Carter art, damn ! ) including the image of Thark rifles to the left from the John Carter Movie art book. I’ve also attached a look at Carter’s accessories. You can download the whole thing HERE at their home site. I’m really excited about the game, or the figures anyways ( I’m seriously ‘Game Impaired’) but I really want a shelf full of John Carter characters. – Jeff
If you haven’t see these yet you’re in for a treat. Matt Taylor 0f Black Dragon Press does a lot of literary themed art, and he does it well . The prints are large 18″ X 24″ and printed on fine stock. They are available through www.edgarriceburroughs.com.com or his own site at http://blackdragonpress.bigcartel.com. – Jeff
– but I got here. Life has been, involving….. I did see The Legend of Tarzan a couple of weeks ago. We did the big IMAX 3D nicey nice seats thing. Just trying to do it right. Right off the bat – I loved it. I was expecting it to be good up front (more…)