The Art of Stephen Hickman: Empyrean

hickmanartbookIf you ever read a Harlan Ellison, Anne McCaffrey or Larry Niven sci-fi book, usually the sci-fi art cover that catches your eye is drawn by artist Stephen Hickman.  This full-color hardcover art book – “The Art of Stephen Hickman:  Empyrean” is collection of Hickman’s amazing 40 years in fantasy sci-fi art.

hickman00“For me, fantasy imagery is simply my favorite place to work and live, and nature … Personal imagery, much of it inspired or informed by nature, is becoming more important to me the more painting I do, and fantasy is my direction of choice.” Stephen Hickman.

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Funko Pop! Babymetal Band

babymetalcoverMaking waves for the last couple of years from Japan and touring around the globe is Jpop trio glam-metal band Babymetal.  Now the band gets Funko Pop! bobble-heads coming this December 2015.  The Pop! Rocks series features:  Su-metal, Yuimetal, and Moametal.

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Marada The She-Wolf

Marada She-Wolf CoverThe original She-Wolf … and I don’t mean singer Shakira’s “She Wolf” song back in 2009.  Remember the video?  That was a sure-fire booty-shaking epileptic seizure attack, but I digress.  Now back to the original She-Wolf, the 1980s creation by X-Men famed writer Chris Claremont and British artist John Bolton, the two created Marada the daughter of Rome, warrior and sorceress.

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