You need a bunch of realistic fantasy creatures for the movie, and Stan Winston figured out long ago that it was easier to hire off-world than build all these bizarre creatures from scratch. It's a big industry secret.
Her artwork is inspired by Brian Froud, Hayao Miyazaki, Tim Burton, Lee Hammond, and CLAMP.
It's an unusual business model for a magazine, and one that's perhaps especially unusual for speculative fiction—a genre that has been historically defined more in terms of marketing categories than anything else.
Frank was embarrassed in the bar / when his skin began to smoke