AtoZ 2017: M is for Mulan

M is for Mulan Halfway done with the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge!  Today let’s take a look at another Disney lizard dragon, the very funny Mushu from the 1998 animated movie Mulan. Hey, dragon, dragon, not lizard.  I don’t do that tongue thing.  –Mushu That’s just one of the many funny lines actor Eddie Murphy delivers as the voice…

AtoZ 2017: K is for King’s Quest

K is for King’s Quest Continuing on in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s revisit a computer (and later console) video game franchise that I haven’t thought of in years — the King’s Quest series. The Green Dragon guarding a magic mirror above is from the 1990 EGA-graphics remake of King’s Quest I: Quest for the Crown, which…

AtoZ 2017: J is for Jason and the Argonauts

J is for Jason and the Argonauts Next up in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, we’ll head back to Ancient Greece and look at the Colchian Dragon in the story of Jason and the Argonauts. The Theoi Project is a wonderful site “exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art … [that provides] a…

AtoZ 2017: I is for The Inheritance Cycle

I is for The Inheritance Cycle We’re about a third of the way done with the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, so let’s keep this dragon train going!  While I myself never read the Inheritance Cycle books written by Chistopher Paolini, I certainly recognize their position in the YA fandom. I just loved this image of Eragon and Saphira by…

AtoZ 2017: H is for How to Train Your Dragon

H is for How to Train Your Dragon Next up in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I’m excited to share another one of my favorite fandoms — the Disney animated How to Train Your Dragon, which is loosely based on the original YA books by Cressida Cowell.  To keep this post manageable, I’m only going to be featuring art from the…