AtoZ 2017: G is for Godzilla and Ghidorah

G is for Godzilla and Ghidorah Moving back to existing fandoms in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I found another classic fandom to feature.  Let me tell you about the archenemy of Godzilla, a dragon called King Ghidorah. Here is the Polish version of the poster from the 1991 version of the movie Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah — what an…

AtoZ 2017: F is for Finding Dragons

F is for Finding Dragons Next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, join me as I indulge my own work for a moment, even though it’s not quite written yet, and talk about the dragons in my novel Finding Dragons. Since I’m focusing on the dragons in each of this month’s offerings, I’ll talk about the dragons…

AtoZ 2017: E is for EverQuest

E is for EverQuest Up next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I thought I would keep it simple and focus on some amazing dragon artwork from the EverQuest fandom. EverQuest is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (“MMORPG”), originally released in 1999 by Sony Online Entertainment.  It was “the second commercially viable MMORPG to be released … and the first…

AtoZ 2017: D is for Dragonriders of Pern

D is for Dragonriders of Pern Continuing the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, I’m going back to one of my absolute favorite series, and in all likelihood the reason I’m writing my own dragon novels: Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern. The Dragonriders of Pern is the title of the omnibus edition published in 1978 of the combined…

AtoZ 2017: C is for Conan the Barbarian

C is for Conan the Barbarian Next in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s look at dragons in the lore of Conan the Barbarian. Creating this post, after a friend suggested it for my “C” topic this year, was my first real exposure to any of the Conan the Barbarian media.  But the research was fascinating, and I’m excited to…

AtoZ 2017: B is for The Black Cauldron

B is for The Black Cauldron Next up in the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s look at the dragons (called Gwythaints) in the 1985 Disney animated movie The Black Cauldron. From the Disney Wiki: “Gwythaints are minor villains in The Black Cauldron. They serve as the Horned Kings minions and dragons … [and are] based on wyverns, with…

AtoZ 2017: A is for Avatar: The Last Airbender

A is for Avatar: The Last Airbender To start off the April 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s look at the dragons in the animated tv series Avatar: The Last Airbender. A description from the amazingly detailed Avatar Wiki about the show reads: Avatar: The Last Airbender, also known as Avatar: The Legend of Aang in PAL regions, is…