Keto was the goddess of the dangers of the sea and, more specifically, of sea-monsters, whales and large sharks. She consorted with her brother Phorkys to produced a brood of fearsome monsters including the she-dragon Ekhidna, sailor-devouring Skylla, the hundred-headed serpent Ladon and the petrifying Gorgones.
Locathah – a nomadic fish-man race distinguished from others by their neutral alignment, yellow color, and giant eel mounts. Largely missing from later editions, they were mentioned as a playable PC option in the 2nd ed Sea of Fallen Stars (Dave Trampier, AD&D Monster Manual, TSR 1977)
On this day in 2010 hunters across all western regions were able to join the hunt in Monster Hunter Tri.
This game introduced a new weapon type, the Switch Axe, alongside a variety of new features (underwater combat, monster fatigue, elemental blights, etc.) and, as always, iconic monsters (Qurupeco, Lagiacrus, Deviljho, and many more)!
Done by me, some time ago. It is rare for an illustrator to look back and only see the things that still needed to be learned… but even if I did this one today I would do some things differently, I still regard this image fondly.
Loads of children read books about dinosaurs, underwater monsters, dragons, witches, aliens, and robots. Essentially, the people who read SF, fantasy and horror haven’t grown out of enjoying the strange and weird