nolvadex uk 10mg buspar 15 mg snort metformin sleep disorder generic viagra vipps lexapro 20 mg canada tetracycline capsules 500 mg dosis augmentin 500mg buy viagra mumbai cheap cialis .80 generic viagra forumes periactin cheap online levitra buying augmentin 875 mg prospect levitra vardenafil 10 mg metformin 850 mg pret 40mg nexium esomeprazole cialis 5mg 30 buy prednisone otc cialis original 80 mg viagra 25 mg prezzo buy doxycycline 2 weeks 50 mg synthroid priligy 30mg lloyds generic viagra pfizer took 60mg levitra zithromax 250mg hongkong taking 250 mg metformin celebrex 200 mg prescription nexium cost 40 mg lisinopril generic tablets viagra 100 mg prices xenical online prescription buy nolvadex supplement erythromycin tablets 250 mg buy propecia mastercard buy cipla nolvadex viagra generico offerta glucophage 500mg tablets cipro 500 mg price online chat viagra cialis tadalafil 5 mg order 2.5 mg cialis lasix furosemide 25 mg viagra generico prezzo lisinopril 40 mg dose doxycycline tablet 25 mg greenstone zoloft generic cialis generic identifier viagra generic by amoxil 12h 875 mg 2.5mg cialis results propecia 0.5 mg dose buy Cialis 20 Tabs taking lexapro 20 mg diflucan 200 mg prezzo buspar 10mg price generic viagra vancouver hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg buy cialis 40mgs lexapro 2.5 mg efficacy online viagra accessrx cialis online niederlande buy cialis zealand lasix 40mg bula nexium 40 mg 90 stuck ritemed metformin 500 mg 100 mg clomid results viagra online sklep buying viagra line buspar 60 mg cheap womens viagra pret augmentin 625 mg viagra online danger buy xenical japan viagra order usa cialis usa online cialis 20 mg forum generico do viagra 2012 xenical australia online viagra online 50 mg buy cialis 36 hour amoxil online cats prednisone 20 mg gout prednisone 40 mg cytotec online kopen celebrex 200 mg gelule prednisone 5 mg cats generic levitra safety cheap 100 mg clomid strattera 4 mg generica cialis lexapro generic insurance levitra generico postepay efek cialis 20mg metformin 500 mg brands beneficios cialis 2.5 mgs metformin account 500mg 40 mg strattera capsule generics levitra cialis 30 5 mg doxycycline hydrochloride 300 mg cialis 10 mg fta bactrim cream online generic for cytotec dosierung xenical 120 mg buy metformin generic nexium 2mgs pastile cialis 20 mg Levitra 20 pills order generic strattera 40 mg strattera 40mg effectiveness cheap legit viagra buy viagra pfizer lisinopril 20 25 mgs lexapro 20 mg cena zithromax oral buy buy cialis 80mg 50mg zoloft pregnant buy viagra 25mg metformin lich 850mg viagra best buy generic viagra 123 lasix 40 mg tablete viagra buy sildenafil doxycycline generic manufacturer 40 mg propranolol tablets msd propecia buy generic cialis vancouver buy intravenous zithromax zoloft available generic canadian cialis online kelebihan cialis 50mg diflucan tablets 150mg 1000 mg cipro 30 days lasix 20 mg torrino generic viagra difference propranolol 60 mg capsule brad cialis 20 mg cheapgeneric cialis uk dapoxetine buy online cialis 20 mg gr nexium 40 mg cheap comprar kamagra 100 mg cialis black cheap cutting 20mg nolvadex diflucan one 150 mg pastile cialis 100 mg vendo generico viagra cheap viagra amsterdam cheap 5mg lisinopril medicamento zoloft 50 mg pharmacie online viagra manufacturers kamagra 100 mg nolvadex online order levitra generico uk cialis 5mg lilly 14 ordering generic levitra buy viagra 1 250 mg of metformin taking 2 mg propecia genuine clomid online hexabotin 500 mg erythromycin cialis order forms cialis 5mg spc levitra 40 mg mastercard kamagra 100 mg dangereux strattera generic brand buy nexium 10 mg 20 mg propranolol safe 50mg clomid overweight order clomid fast starting clomid 50mg generic wellbutrin xr cheap clomid tablets mastercard cialis online viagra 100mg generic viagra gels cheap periactin 4 mg tablet cialis 5 mg work metformin 1000 mg generic nexium 10 mg granulat propecia generic name 40mg cialis reviews buy cipro canadian zithromax 250 mg malaysia xenical 20 mg reputable generic cialis viagra 120 mg canada lasix cleaning 20 mg zithromax 500 mg dosage cheap cialis tramadol lexapro 10mg mane mua levitra 10mg buy cialis 50 mg xenical 120 mg review hydrochlorothiazide 75 mg propecia sale online amoxil junior 700 mg india cialis cheap 94 buy nolvadex world sublingual cialis online propecia tokyo buy 80000 buy cialis fioricet nexium online zoloft 100 mg diarrhea zithromax 500mg online pattaya generic viagra viagra generic hersteller strattera 25mg buy cheap indian viagra zoloft 50 mg reviews cipro 500 mg 14 tablets deutschland viagra generic celebrex 200mg indonesia 20 mg cialis enough viagra mexico 100mg buy zoloft cheap augmentin 500mg acne propranolol canada online goi augmentin 500mg levitra 10 mg opinie levitra originale 5 mg erfahrungsbericht cialis 5mg viagra 100mg vanzare buy 20 mg doxycycline doxin doxycycline 100mg posologie xenical 120 mg online medications cialis 625mg augmentin dosage generic wellbutrin fatigue buy lasix 100 mg augmentin duo400mg celebrex buy augmentin 500 mg fiyat kamagra generic viagra female cialis online viagra prices generic strattera 60 mg used generic valtrex costs genericos viagra portugal generic viagra products prednisone eg 20mg 75 mg wellbutrin enough cheapest 10mg cialis prednisone dosage 80 mg viagra online risks metformin 125 mg jenapharm levitra 10mg cialis 40mg buy cheap cialis drops propecia 5mg pills prednisone steroid 10 mg cheapest cialis 50mg generic viagra opinion synthroid 0.05 mg cost cipla generic lexapro pillole cialis generico buy cialis viagra ervaring clomid 100 mg duree cialis 20mg viagra cheapest cialis 5mg online 2.5 mg cialis canada cialis mg 50 cialis generico illegale lexapro generic 10mg obat levitra 400 mg metformin 250 mg cialis generic 5 mg 10 mg cialis walmart cheap kamagra now buy lisinopril tablets cialis 5mg 28 days propecia cheap purchase viagra 500mg cheap zithromax chlamydia order online prescription wellbutrin valtrex 500 mg dosis cheap kamagra de zithromax online 2013 nexium 40mg astrazeneca order free cialis buy viagra walkin brand propecia generic lexapro 20 mg precios levitra 10 mg italiano levitra da 5 mg 50mg kamagra dosage safe cialis order alternative metformin 500 mg augmentin 625 mg spc propecia online legal xenical de 120mg posologie celebrex 200 mg online kaufen viagra bfp 150mg clomid pfizer zoloft 50mg levitra buy india 40mg levitra online viagra advertisement buy clomid avantis buy amoxil 250 buying proper viagra augmentin 1000 mg dosage viagra 200 mg safe buy cialis 5mg generic viagra 100m diflucan 150 mg torrinomedica tetracycline 300 mg cialis 20mg generico acyclovir zovirax 800 mg nolvadex d buy phenergan online uk prednisone 10mg dosage 50mg viagra pfizer pfizer diflucan 100 mg tomei viagra generico viagra mg.100 generic drug viagra 1.25 mg propecia buy viagra nyc cialis 2 5 mg prix cheap cialis generic 1.00 lisinopril hctz 20 12.5 mg doxycycline online au 800mg cialis black zovirax dispersable 400 mg buy Cialis 10 clomid 150mg days cost metformin 500 mg cheap viagra rx canadian cheap cialis medicamentos cialis 5mg cialis tabs 10mg viagra cina 1000 mg 100 mg viagra last 150 mg of diflucan bactrim online buy generic cialis payment generic cialis alp assunzione viagra 25 mg cipla doxycycline 100mg order zoloft medication lexapro 15mg australia strattera buy now moneyorder viagra order tetracycline levitra 5mg 20mg viagra order seized taking generic zoloft lasix online purchase cheapest professional cialis augmentin 500 125 mg dawkowanie buy viagra israel buy cialis 10mg hydrochlorothiazide online pharmacy propecia biotina 5 mg zithromax cheap canada 125 mg synthroid pcos clomid 200mg telephone orders cialis chinese generic cialis augmentin 625 mg posologie dapoxetine order generic phenergan 25mg 200mg clomid ovulation diflucan buy paypal phenergan anxiety disorder levitra filmtabletten 10 mg viagra generic dicount cialis generico pericoli buy zithromax syrup nexium 30 mg amoxil 12h 400 mg order strattera overnight lasix 40 mg notice generic cialis singapore genericos viagra 150 mg diflucan safe kamagra 25 mg tel levitra 40 mg original laboratorio lexapro 10mg propranolol buy canada celebrex dosage 400 mg prednisone 20 mg reviews purchase viagra 150mg buying viagra advice order real levitra augmentin 1000 mg compresse viagra tesco 2011 buy 900 mg of wellbutrin 20 mg of levitra medicament xenical 120 mg generica de xenical chinese generic viagra buy zovirax 800 mg buy 10mg lisinopril indikasi celebrex 200mg acquistare cialis 20 mg harga prednisone 30 mg cialis 5mg daily zithromax 250 mg ulotka viagra 100 mg rak buy strattera atomoxetine reimport cialis 20mg buy priligy malaysia foro levitra 10 mg viagra 50 mg preisvergleich cheap cialis professional doxycycline de 100 mg doxycycline hydrate 25 mg cheap propecia 1mg viagra 50 mg erfahrung bupropion generic wellbutrin zithromax 1 gm online generic viagra report metformin fc 500 mg 60 mg strattera high viagra 100mg premature doxycycline 100mg 10 generic erythromycin ointment xenical generic form about augmentin 625mg erythromycin 500 mg use celebrex 200 mg contraindicaciones metformin 500 mg heumann wellbutrin mg size 500mg drug metformin phenergan 25mg uk buy namebrand viagra buy nexium france wellbutrin 100mg sr augmentin 1 mg prospect buy red viagra buy nolvadex 10mg valtrex authorized generic diflucan 150 mg pill diflucan gel 150mg svenska viagra online cialis 20mg cost lisinopril 20 mg. contraindicaciones viagra generico indiano generic priligy 90mg otc generic cialis generic cialis usa buying online viagra prezzo cialis 10 mg cialis 20mg generic 25mg kamagra .uk clomid 50mg notice augmentin 625 mg indications buy nexium us //--> glucophage 850 mg preis sertraline zoloft 100mg 500 mg generic viagra lexapro generic 5mg kamagra telephone orders diflucan buy online lilly cialis online 150 mg viagra ok cheap cialis pills clomid 100mg conception zithromax 250mg capsules bought propecia online levitra professional online generic viagra testosterone generic lexapro lawsuits buy dbol nolvadex viagra 100 mg danger cialis generico 10mg celebrex 200 mg dosing buy zoloft 25 mg cialis legitimate cheaper nolvadex 60mg pills celebrex 30 mg cialis 5mg order xenical online diflucan 150 mg prescription cortancyl 5 mg prednisone cialis cipla 5 mg doxycycline online buy lisinopril 2.5mg cost cheapest cialis 5mg lexapro 25 mg celebrex 200 mg use celebrex 200 mg dosis nexium 40 mg prezzo viagra cheap pills lexapro 10 mg generico xenical online andorra cialis dosage 800 mg good generic nexium viagra 100 mg break generic strattera rezeptfrei cialis coupons 20 mg reliable cialis generic zithromax capsules 1000mg buy online propecia 20mg liquid cialis
Home Articles
Dragon Heart: “Game of Thrones” sets sci-fi geeks’ (and their moms’) imaginations afire!
The character of the Khaleesi has walked through a firestorm and has emerged stronger on the other side. She is also known as the “Mother of Dragons.”
A Monster High doll was repainted to capture the regality and ferocity of the Khaleesi.
The Funko folks had some fun with this interpretation of Daenerys Targaryen, the Khaleesi.
Fantasy OOAK artist Cheri Hiers has made many flaxen-haired fairies and otherworldly sprites. I hope there might be a “mother” and a “dragon” in her future. If not, any of her white-tressed dolls looks very much like the Thrones character.
The noble Stark Family is at the center of many of the subplots of “Game of Thrones.” Lunas Crafts has this remarkable crocheted version of the family on display on her Etsy shop site.
Nissie, an artist on the DeviantArt site, has this rendering of the epic show’s cast.
The Funko Pop versions of “Game of Thrones” is downright adorable.
Stitchy Button, a seller on Etsy, offered this interpretation of the program.
A fan favorite, and a character who has won numerous awards for his actor, is the “half-man,” Tyrion Lannister.
Many of the female characters are the boldest and the most memorable. One such protagonist is Arya Stark, made by Egads on Etsy.
A whole world of imaginary beasts and critters pepper the epic’s landscape. Here, one is interpreted by Jarahamee.
A cyber game exists keyed into “Game of Thrones.” It’s a dress-up/cyber paper doll forum called Doll Divine.com.
The character of the Khaleesi has walked through a firestorm and has emerged stronger on the other side. She is also known as the “Mother of Dragons.”
01/12 
start stop bwd fwd














On Sunday nights, even on Mother’s Day, I leave behind the mundane matters of being a working mom and a busy blogger. For an hour on the weekend, I’m transported to a world where there is certainly a lot of strife and stress, but it’s of an epic, grandiose nature.

Sure, I might be upset that my kitchen renovation is taking three times longer than I had been led to believe, but what’s that compared to ritual beheadings, avalanches, sword and sorcery, and soaring dragons? My worries seem minuscule when compared to the travails of “Game of Thrones.”

When it first debuted on American cable TV in April 2011, its network—HBO—seemed to be striving for an acronym of “heavenly bodies ogled.” Almost every episode featured prolonged examinations of curvaceous wenches and undressed harlots. It was downright uncomfortable at times to watch the background players having to shed their tunics and their inhibitions.

This season, the third one, the “sex for sex sake” seems to have been curtailed. There’s the occasional glimpse of a bare torso or a minute of lovemaking, but it’s nothing as overt as the first two years.   

“Game of Thrones” has a solid fan base, and as such it is merchandised in all manner of licensed products. However, amid all the T-shirts, posters, replica daggers, and drinking vessels, there are, of course, dolls!

Funko, which excels at taking sci-fi and fantasy-themed characters and making them “cute,” has outdone itself with its Pop version of these royal protagonists. The leading figures, as well as some supporting players, have been given the Funko transformation. The results are adorable, which is something I normally wouldn’t apply to a program that routinely features massacres, battles, and torture. But the Funko folks have managed to turn carnage into cute-age. It’s admirable.

A lot of independent artists have been inspired by the sweeping nature of the show. There are so many different plot lines to follow, and dramatic relationships to delve into. It’s tailor-made for people who love to design and sew.

Looking at Etsy, DeviantArt, and on eBay, I discovered there are many one-of-a-kind artists who have made effigies of these Sunday-night stalwarts. My personal favorite character—and it’s perfect for Mother’s Day, isn’t it?—is the “Mother of Dragons,” known as Daenerys Targaryen, or the Khaleesi. (Lots of characters on the show have alphabetically elongated identities. It takes a village to type one of their names!)

I like her because (A) we’ve seen her grow from a mousy, subservient sister to the “mother of dragons,” (B) she is not afraid to spill blood while pursuing her destiny, (C) she carries herself as if she’s already on the throne, and (D) did I mention she controls dragons????

That’s pretty incredible to my way of thinking. I used to devour all of the Anne McCaffrey “Dragonriders of Pern” series, so I am inclined to like anyone who is able to wrangle a fire-breathing, flying reptile! I used to think that Cesar Millan was impressive with his “dog whisperer” ways. Forget him—this platinum blonde chick is a dragon whisperer!

My good friend Cam and I both get a kick out of the Khaleesi. In fact, Cam, who is trying to cut down on his cussing, has taken to using “Mother of Dragons” as his go-to obscenity. If he accidentally stubs a toe or gets disconnected from customer service—after a 15-minute phone wait—he’ll lustily bellow, “MOTHER OF DRAGONS!” or even “Mother of ALL Dragons!”

The actress, Emilia Clarke, who plays her on the series, is currently on Broadway in the role of Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” We’ve discussed whether we should go see the play or not.

As Cam says, “Unless Holly comes out with a tabby cat in one arm, and a dragon perched on her shoulder, it’s going to be a let-down.”

True, a high-class call girl pales in comparison with a driven, self-directing queen-in-waiting. As the third season rolls on, Cam and I watch the show and then compare notes afterward.

Hopefully, some more OOAK artists will pick up on the vast canvas of potential fantasy-themed creations. There are so many heroes, heroines, villains, jokers, and wild beasts to re-create or be inspired by.

I’ve got my fingers crossed that there will be some “Game of Thrones” BJDs, repaints, and original resins and polymer clay sculpts in the near future. After all, more than 13 million fans can’t be wrong!

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (1)

Subscribe to this comment's feed
...
I'd LOVE to get a dragon for Mother's Day. They are some of the most beautiful fantasy creatures ever!
Anne O"Rourke , May 10, 2013

Write comment

smaller | bigger

busy
 

Latest Articles from News & Notes

2015 DOLLS Awards Industry's Choice winners announced

The 2015 DOLLS Awards of Excellence Industry’s Choice winners (DAEs, also called the Diamond Awards) were announced at the International Doll & Teddy Bear Show in Asheville, N.C., June 6. The Industry's Choice winners will go on to become the nominee's in the Public's Choice voting, set to begin in late June.

Without further ado, here are the winners of this year's Industry's Choice Diamond Awards!

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The Jones Publishing Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon one recipient per year. This award was created in 2002 in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the teddy bear, with the first recipient being Steiff, a German-based plush toy company known for its high quality and prices.

The Lifetime Achievement recipient must be or have been involved in some aspect of the doll and/or teddy bear field for a minimum of 25 years. The recipient may be an individual, partnership, corporation, company, author, artist, marketer, historian or any other industry professional. Lifetime Achievement Award nominations may be made by previous recipients or members of the LAA committee.

To qualify as a nominee, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Been active in the doll or bear field a minimum of 25 years.
  • Maintained or increased the quality of reputation and product or service provided since inception.
  • Served the industry with integrity, honesty, reliability
  • Received a majority of the votes from previous recipients.

The Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented to the following individuals and companies since its inception:

2002 Steiff
2003 Hildegard Gunzel
2004 Alexander Doll Company
2005 R. John Wright
2006 Wendy Lawton
2007 Virginia Turner
2008 Toy Shoppe
2010 Helen Kish
2012 Maggie Iacono
2013 Heidi Plusczok
2014 Jack Johnston
2015 Kaye Wiggs

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

BLACKALL ASSOCIATES INC. 
ANNOUNCING Winner of the Summer Heat Photo Contest

August 8, 2014 - Blackall Associates Inc. is proud to announce the winner of its Summer Heat Photo Contest. The contest drew entries from around the world. Masterpiece Doll collectors sent in a special photo showing how their Masterpiece Dolls were enjoying the summer heat. 

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (2)

...
i have very old magazines need to sell them before something happens to them
margie , December 20, 2014
...
i really like all the barbie balack dress, can i ask question can i buy this, because its all out in the market now here in the philippines, can you help me please im a big fan of thiss dolls
mark christian paul l. carigma , December 16, 2014 | url

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
The Chicago Toy Show

You haven’t seen a toy show until you’ve seen this one. Six buildings! Over six hundred exhibitors! Exclusively toys and dolls and children’s playthings on display everywhere! This is the show everyone always says they intend to visit, and now is the time to do just that. Collectors say the Chicago Toy Show really is the largest in the entire world. They are correct. Collectors say they find toys at this show that are never seen anywhere else. Correct again.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...
Konnichiwa and Grüezi - 150 years of Japan and Switzerland

19 April 2014 – 5 October 2014

A special exhibition will take place at the Toy Worlds Museum Basle to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Japanese-Swiss diplomacy and friendship.

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (0)

Write comment

smaller | bigger

Read more...