I will try to post a few drawings by comic artists I like every day this week. We start with a few drawings of the excellent Rafael Grampá … Get yourself a copy of Mesmo Delivery if you haven’t, good stuff.
Another one of Britain’s great talents, Kevin O’Neill got his opportunity at 2000AD.
This is a page of the short story that was adapted as Hardware:
A cover of a typical crazy bastard in the 2000AD universe pretending he is Judge Dredd:
Remember when Kevin O’Neill’s art style was considered offensive by the Comics Code Authority? Can you really blame them?
Rainy and cold day, so it is time to take a look back at that 2000AD box lying around the house and start the subcategory dedicated to British comics … I will try to post a few of these today so I will keep them short.
To start with, let’s take a look at some of the lesser know works of those two geniuses called Brendan McCarthy and Jamie Hewlett … This is not a random association as they a) worked on the same character, and b) worked together on a Judge Dredd strip.
Our first page comes from 2000AD PROG 480 and belongs to Sooner or Later by Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy:
This next one comes from Swifty’s Return, the sequel to Sooner or Later (the page below appeared in PROG 616):
And, what better way to finish than a collaboration between these two artists in Spok’s Mock Chocs from PROG 614:
Be back in a few minutes …
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