And while we are on the topic of John Howe and Alan Lee: Ringer Spy Elderhobbit chimed in with the following: John Howe and Alan Lee have been nominated For a World Fantasy Award in professional category for the art work they did for Lord of the Rings. World Fantasy is an international and annual conference of fantasy authors agents and publishers. This year’s World Fantasy Conference is in Tempe Arizona at the end of October with the World Fantasy Awards to be announced on October 31st. [More]