Take a peek inside Del Toro's terrifyingly awesome sketchbooks

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Aug 14, 2013

If you’re wondered where Guillermo del Toro comes up with all that freaky stuff, wonder no more. But are you ready to take a peek into his twisted brain?

The folks at have pulled together more than 20 pages that have leaked out over the years from del Toro’s notebooks, showing early concepts for everything from Pan’s Labyrinth to Pacific Rim. What's even more curious are some of the things we don't recognize.

Yeah, the guy can bring his vision to the big screen — but he’s also skilled enough with a pen to map it out on the page first. It’s a fascinating peek into one of fantasy’s most freaky minds, and we’d love to see a full-on book of some of del Toro’s sketches someday.

We’ve pulled seven pages below, but click here to check out the whole gallery.


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