The Story Behind Mortal Kombat’s Iconic Dragon Logo

The Story Behind Mortal Kombat’s Iconic Dragon Logo

You’ve probably seen the silhouette of Mortal Kombat’s dragon logo so often that you don’t even think about how little sense it makes. There weren’t any dragons in the original Mortal Kombat, and it doesn’t factor into the backstory about an interdimensional martial arts tournament to determine the fate of the planet. So what’s the deal? Co-creator John Tobias now explains that the iconic dragon was inspired by a statue on his boss’ desk. Tobias recently re-discovered his original pencil …