W. R. Miller
I've worked primarily in the entertainment industry as an animator, writer and storyboard artist, with two Emmy certificates on The Simpsons. My articles have been published in Starlog, Comics Scene, Comics Buyer’s Guide, Animation Magazine, Animato! and the online Animation World Magazine. I also contributed chapters to Jerry Beck’s The Animated Movie Guide and The Hanna-Barbera Treasury. Works-in-progress: The Justice Dragon; The Star Wars Reference Guide; The Star Wars Historical Sourcebook. Further details are presented at my webpage, http://wrmilleronline.com/about/
What would happen if a certain Dark Lord of the Sith met a celebrated Space Ranger from Star Command? On February 1, 2017, “Nukazooka” uploaded such a confrontation on YouTube here: Enjoy!
Brienne the Dragon needs a home! Brienne was sculpted by the remarkably talented Kim Beaton, using the outdoor all-weather sculpting material, Pal Tiya. Today Kim posted the following notice on Facebook: “Seattle Friends! I am seeking foster locations for my sculpture Brienne in order to get her sold. Can anyone suggest to me a possible […]
A steampunk dragon! Enjoy:
Today on Twitter, I came across a video from a creative person in the Netherlands, Willow. Have a look at her dragon wings: Articulated and moving wings stresstest! #ibelieveicanfly #iamprepared pic.twitter.com/Gj8zbvIWpm — Willow (@WillowCreativ3) February 12, 2018
How thorough is your Star Wars knowledge? Test yourself with May the Facts Be with You! 1200 Star Wars Stumpers for Serious Fans, now available from Pulp Hero Press. It’s the Star Wars anti-quiz quiz book, challenging your knowledge of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Ewok Adventure/Caravan of Courage, […]
To call attention to the theatrical release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Benedict Cumberbatch and a bunch of Weta Digital artisans brought the mighty Smaug to The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, December 11, 2014. Here it is: And the aftermath: Probably the most expensive talk show guest ever!
From the UK’s Daily Mail:
By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation, October 29, 1897. In remembrance of God’s goodness to us during the past year, which has been so abundant. “Let us offer Him our thanksgiving and pay our vows unto the Most High.” Under His watchful providence, industry has prospered, the conditions of labor […]
Would you like to hear some delightful music? Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi wrote this piece, “A Town with an Ocean View,” for Hayao Miyazaki’s classic, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Bluewavesgold uploaded this to YouTube on April 14, 2013. Here’s a piano version, if you prefer: Lapislazuli2512 uploaded this on January 9, 2011. Delightful.
On September 26, 2017, 12pm BST, PropStore London/LA held a live Entertainment Memorabilia Auction. One of the items offered was the animatronic head of Tavros the Minotaur—played by New Zealand actor Shane Rangi—from The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010). Bidding could be done in person, via Prop Store’s online auction platform, […]