Escher Girls

Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF!?

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This is Storm’s second job as the spine fairy.  Escher Girls leave their spines under their pillows and Storm collects them and leaves some swivel joints behind.

This is Storm’s second job as the spine fairy.  Escher Girls leave their spines under their pillows and Storm collects them and leaves some swivel joints behind.

She’s got one of those new-fangled screw-top torsos.  Back in my day, you needed a bottle opener.

She’s got one of those new-fangled screw-top torsos.  Back in my day, you needed a bottle opener.

This is frightening in several different ways.

This is frightening in several different ways.

I have had it with these motherfucking snakes in my motherfucking comics!

I have had it with these motherfucking snakes in my motherfucking comics!

fairbourne:

fuck-no-greg-land:

floodofnonsense:

Really, Greg Land? Really?  Have Psylocke and Storm been shot into sexy time comas?

Most likely, yes. Yes they have. Didn’t you know lasers give you lady-boneriffic dreams?


fzdghgg fuck you land. Just… ugh. No. Just…

I presume that’s the new Sentinel Orgasmatron or something?

fairbourne:

fuck-no-greg-land:

floodofnonsense:

Really, Greg Land? Really?  Have Psylocke and Storm been shot into sexy time comas?

Most likely, yes. Yes they have. Didn’t you know lasers give you lady-boneriffic dreams?

fzdghgg fuck you land. Just… ugh. No. Just…

I presume that’s the new Sentinel Orgasmatron or something?

My friend, RenegadeSaint, who is a 3d artist, made this to illustrate his problems with “Escher Girl” art.
The DA link (with his more detailed commentary) is here: http://renegadesaint.deviantart.com/art/Sensible-Storm-vs-Escher-Storm-273776493

My friend, RenegadeSaint, who is a 3d artist, made this to illustrate his problems with “Escher Girl” art.

The DA link (with his more detailed commentary) is here: http://renegadesaint.deviantart.com/art/Sensible-Storm-vs-Escher-Storm-273776493

Happy (North American East Time Zone) New Years! :D
Have some Jim Balent.

Happy (North American East Time Zone) New Years! :D

Have some Jim Balent.

I get that this book is by a cheesecake artist… but… the last page with Storm… shouldn’t she be looking angry and blow him away with a lightning bolt instead of the “oh no, I’m a helpless woman!  Let me go you cad!” expression? -_o 

I get that this book is by a cheesecake artist… but… the last page with Storm… shouldn’t she be looking angry and blow him away with a lightning bolt instead of the “oh no, I’m a helpless woman!  Let me go you cad!” expression? -_o 

thesilverpowerranger submitted:

At first I said, no…this can’t be how it looks. I guess it’s just the result of being X-TREMEEEE 

I’ve posted a lot of flying superheroines broken in two on this blog.  I can only conclude that their flight ability is separate for their top and bottom halves and it takes a lot of practice to fly as a complete whole and not forget to turn one half while the other half is turning.

thesilverpowerranger submitted:

At first I said, no…this can’t be how it looks. 
I guess it’s just the result of being X-TREMEEEE 

I’ve posted a lot of flying superheroines broken in two on this blog.  I can only conclude that their flight ability is separate for their top and bottom halves and it takes a lot of practice to fly as a complete whole and not forget to turn one half while the other half is turning.

Ignoring the usual Greg Land porn face… I’m pretty sure that giant gun is hiding something seriously wrong about Storm’s body.

Ignoring the usual Greg Land porn face… I’m pretty sure that giant gun is hiding something seriously wrong about Storm’s body.