Squee! Of the Week: Leia Meets Mucha

Every now and then, we post an image on the blog or our Facebook page that elicits an especially enthusiastic response. Karen Hallion’s La Dauphine Aux Alderaan, an Alphonse Mucha-inspired illustration of Princess Leia, is a recent example. As a Star Wars fan, I’ve see plenty of clever interpretations of the movie’s iconic characters and... Continue Reading →

Squee! of the Week: Martin Koza’s Gallery

Digital artist Martin Koza does the kind of deceptively simple work that grabs you without a lot of bells and whistles. His work ranges from painterly to cartoony, but everything in his DeviantArt gallery is a pleasure to behold. The first image that hooked me was his Amanda Waller, below. This portrait sums her up... Continue Reading →

Squee! of the Week: Ann U.’s Sketchbook

Ann U.'s illustrations caught my eye the instant I spotted them on DeviantArt, and it led me to even more of her striking art posted on her Live Journal. I cannot resist the work of an artist with a gift for facial expressions and body language, and Ann's drawings radiate personality. The first piece that... Continue Reading →

Squee! of the Week: Lukico’s Gallery

The offerings on Deviant Art are all over the map, but some of them are breathtakingly fresh and creative. That’s where I found the work of artist Lukico, and I am completely in love with her elegant comics-inspired illustrations. While some of the pieces show characters in costume, many of them are beautifully subtle. Take... Continue Reading →

Squee! of the Week: Nuno Plati’s Art

Stuff so awesome, it made us squeal. We tend to hear the same names over and over when it comes to top-notch illustrators. But fortunately for comic book fans, there's a seemingly endless supply of talented artists who are turning out stunning work. Nuno Plati's art bowled me over with its stylish, modern edge. The... Continue Reading →

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