Now this is creative - Flickr User and Lego fan Finn Tegotash made this brilliant recreation of Bilbo's confrontation with Smaug in The Desolation Of Smaug, building Smaug's lego-y face out of a cavalcade of brown pieces - including scales created built out of little lego chair pieces.
Earlier this year, Redditor Kialna crafted herself an amazing Humanoid Smaug costume for AnimeCon 2014 - but then went one step beyond that and wore said amazing cosplay to the London première of The Battle Of The Five Armies, where it drew the attention of Smaug The Terrible himself.
Because it's hard to fit a Great Wyrm on stage, yo.
This digital animation of The Hobbit's Smaug is styled to look like a series of animated papercraft sculptures. It feels like it popped right out of a storybook.
Who knew Benedict Cumberbatch was a master of the Peter Jackson mutter? In a wonderfully detailed interview, Smaug himself gives us an inside look at the slightly ridiculous art of playing a dragon.
You know you think about it. Don't even pretend you don't look at dragons in that way sometimes. Over at Vulture, pop culture aficionado Jordan Hoffman has ranked the greatest dragons from hottest to . . . least badass.
This week, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters, introducing us to Peter Jackson's vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's most famous dragon. But in a media landscape overstuffed with dragons, why do we still care so much about Smaug?
This is a bit of an odd debut for Smaug's full body, but the whole dragon enchilada finally makes an appearance in the form of a wrap on an Air New Zealand plane.
Okay, you've seen the first look at Legolas and Bard the Bowman from future Hobbit movies, but now it's time to go INSIDE the Lonely Mountain. Behold the first ever image from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Why are they releasing it this early? No idea, but we cannot wait for the Smaug showdown.
We've been dying to know what Peter Jackson's rendition of Smaug looks like, and the latest trailer gives us a glimpse of J.R.R. Tolkien's great dragon...sort of. The new spot takes us to the burning of Dale, giving us the barest flashes of firebreathing Smaug.
The biggest reveal in Peter Jackson's epic Hobbit trilogy will absolutely be the first time the audience gets a glimpse of the giant dragon with the gold belly, Smaug. But when exactly will we get to see the greedy beast in the Lonely Mountain? The actor who voiced the role, Benedict Cumberbatch might know.
Each year, Forbes magazine assembles its Forbes Fictional 15, comparing the fortunes of some of fiction's wealthiest folks. This year, dragons and vampires beat out corporate heirs, and Game of Thrones' richest family made the list.
What better way to honor a famous character, creature or concept from science fiction or fantasy than to immortalize them with a scientific name? Specifically, the name of a gene.
How much do you think Smaug, the magnificent dragon from The Hobbit, is really worth? Forbes writer Michael Noer says it's not that difficult to calculate: $8.6 billion. Want to know how he figured that out?