With the perpetual Disney princess fanart overload, it’s refreshing to see someone take on all of Disney’s beloved characters. On his blog Disney Animated Features, Barcelona-based artist Rafael Mayani tasked himself with drawing one illustration per animated Disney movie (excluding direct-to-video releases). Manyani watched the films in chronological order before illustrating them, starting in April 2013 with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and concluding this past December with Big Hero 6. Even better, Manyani had concluded a Pixar master class before starting the blog, so all of his illustrations are in the Pixar house style.
Morning Roundup brings you Ursula K. Le Guin on identifying with fantasy, Brandon Sanderson movie news, and a Bob’s Burgers/Game of Thrones crossover!
- Travel to Catsteros, with cat dragons, moon doors, and Bob-dor.
- What do Alejandro González Iñárritu, Alfonso Cuarón, and Guillermo del Toro have in common? La Hora Marcada, dubbed by some as the Mexican Twilight Zone.
- Speaking of, Rod Serling explains how censorship led to the TV series.
- Tor.com irregular Ryan Britt shares how Leonard Nimoy’s Spock taught him to be a writer.
- Brandon Sanderson talks about the potential The Emperor’s Soul movie.
- Tumblr sums up 20 movies in photos.
- Power/Rangers is back online! Find out how.
- Ursula K. Le Guin on disdainment of fantasy, the use of literary “surface elements,” and Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant.
- Our first real look at Game of Thrones Sand Snakes comes, appropriately enough, via their fearsome weapons: