we considered, since we were making the Witch Kings female, naming them something other than Witch Kings, but consider: an awful filthy cannibal lady with a helmet fashioned from a skull and a standard made of the flayed flesh of a man riding on a big swamp lizard and calling herself a Witch King. that’s good! that’s real good.
Contemporary Art Week!
Leo and Diane Dillon
Leo and Diane Dillon were one of the greatest illustration teams in the history of Fantasy Art. Books that have used their illustrations for cover or inside art include an edition of the Narnia books, Garth Nix’s Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen, Her Stories and The Girl Who Spun Gold by Virginia Hamilton, The Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula K. LeGuin, Aida by Leontyne Price, The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese by Howard A. Norman, and many, many more.
There is a blog dedicated to archiving their work here.