Meet Bob Eggleton in person at the March 11-13, 2022 in Boxborough, MA 

Meet Bob Eggleton in person at the March 11-13, 2022 in Boxborough, MA 

Meet Bob Eggleton in person at the March 11-13, 2022 in Boxborough, MA

 

Bob Eggleton is an artist who works on both publishing projects and film concept work (such as “Jimmy Neutron” and “The Ant Bully”). Eggleton is a nine-time Hugo Award-winner for Best Pro Artist in science fiction and fantasy, first winning in 1994. He won the Hugo Award for Best Related Book in 2001 for his art book, “Greetings from Earth”. Eggleton is a fan of Toho’s Godzilla film franchise. He illustrated numerous comics, magazines, and children’s books based on the character. and worked as a creative consultant on the American remake. While in Japan he appeared as an extra in one of the more recent films. He has also illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

Eggleton’s drawing and paintings cover a wide range of genre topics, often depicting dinosaurs and prehistoric life, dragons and fantasy creatures, giant monsters such as Godzilla, Lovecraftian entities, space vistas and vintage rocket ships, etc. His view on spaceships were that they should look organic, and claimed that as a child, he was disappointed with the space shuttles and rockets NASA produced; they were nothing like fantasy artists of the twenties and thirties had promised.

Bob Eggleton - Best Of Weird Tales
Best Of Weird Tales
Bob Eggleton - Magic: The Gathering - Gilded Drake
Magic: The Gathering – Gilded Drake

His fascination with dragons originated with his childhood interest of dinosaurs, which can be seen in the book Greetings from Earth. His paintings are commissioned and bought at science fiction conventions and used as book covers including the 1995 anthology “The Best of Weird Tales”  Cover art by Bob Eggleton.  He will have a selection of artwork for sale at the The NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza and signing autographs and photo opportunities March 11-13, 2022.

His most searched for work includes:

  • First Men in the Moon (1989)
  • Alien Horizons (1995, UK)
  • The Best of Weird Tales (1995)
  • The Book of Sea Monsters (1998)
  • Greetings from Earth (2000)
  • Dragonhenge (2002)
  • Primal Darkness (2003)
  • The Star Dragons (2004)
  • Dragons’ Domain (2010)

The NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza Boxboro Regency Hotel and Convention Center, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough MA 01719. is a fan convention dedicated to providing a safe, affordable and fun event for all attendees, exhibitors, vendors and guests.

 

Meet Bob Eggleton in person at the March 11-13, 2022 at the NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza. in Boxborough, MA