Friday, February 27, 2015

Not Yeti Friday - Owlbears

One of D&D's famous hybrids, the Owlbear...



Owlbear from The Croods

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Zack Giallongo




Did you know we wouldn't have an owlbear at all if it wasn't for a cheap plastic Japanese kaiju figure? Gary Gygax used it as a miniature in his pre-D&D war games and nicknamed it "Owlbear". He included it in the original D&D:



Source: Tony DiTerlizz's blog

Here's a re-envisioning closer to the original depiction:


Hybrid 10: Rodent

Mouse-Yeti Hybrid

 Donald Duck encountered Rat-Yetis:




Hybrid 9: Platypus


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Friday, February 20, 2015

Not Yeti Friday - White Hybrid


In the Aliens/Predator comics universe, white hybrids are a race of Aliens created by a corrupted computer system called "Toy". The hybrids possess the traits of Aliens, Predators and humans.

 Next week: Hybrids!

Between Two Evergreens

Between Two Evergreens


Thursday, February 19, 2015

[Destination: Italy] Dolce & Gabbana


What's up with abloblinable yetis in the window? Earlier this week, we saw one in Austria, and now look: The Spring 2015 window display for Dolce & Gabbana's luxury fashion store (specifically the Corso Venezia boutique in Milan) has TWO of these odd fellows.

Lots of folks out there instagramming this one when they visit.




Ignotofsky Yeti

Rachel Ignotofsky

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lowe's Vine Yeti

Ad agency BBDO New York teamed up with home improvement retailer Lowe's for a Vine video:



David Bell Studio did the stop-motion and posted some behind-the-scene pics on Instagram:

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Hands in Factory Yeti

Way back when, I posted about Running Horns Not Yetis, and the same folks behind that series (Hands in Factory, aka UpTeMPO and RockOON) have just recently fashioned a bona fide, one-of-a-kind yeti.


AH YEEAH. LOOKIN' good.

I want mass-production please and a retail price of $9.99. kthxbye.



Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Innsbruck Yeti




In Austria: window display has a yeti!

Yeti Arcade: Beast Quest

Beast Quest (2015) for iOS is based on the Beast Quest books, which I blogged about way back in 2007.


Saturday, February 14, 2015

Yetitine's Day

Visit Spooky Ooky Creations to download this and other free great Valentine Cards!


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You can make these yeti valentines!