Wednesday, 30 April 2014


Did I already post this one?

7 comments:

  1. I remember looking at that cover and admiring and wondering what Anderson was reading in the mind of Hershey. I thought that was smart and funny touch. It recalled 'You can't hide your dirty secrets from a telepath, you know.'...but it may be all in my mind. Was that your intention Brian? Were you suggesting Anderson knew something?

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  2. hi Brian. Did you have any hand in the design of the DR & Quinch characters or was that all Moore & Davis? You always rendered them so well.

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  3. All Alan Davis. I just drew them the way Alan drew them!

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  4. I always wanted to know what was behind the 2000ad logo in this piece.

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  5. I remember many years ago spending my school lunch money buying every eagle comics. The covers you did for them where and are sublime. (Judge Dredd no5 a personal favorite)

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  6. Hi Brian. I remember submitting my art portfolio as a sixteen year old to Harrow College, where everything was a swipe from (non-Bolland) comics (especially Watchmen- at the time I really wished you'd drawn Watchmen) or a movie still (Terminator or Aliens... at the time it was always with the Terminator or bloomin' Aliens!), but in highly anal attempts to ape your technique. At the time I was, I think, the best clone of yours I've still yet to see (nope, don't have the proof anymore).

    I was rejected, as my artistic interests were too deemed too narrow, and what if the bottom fell out of the market for comic books. Where'd he get a crazy notion like that?

    Felt dejected. Wrote side notes on the artwork about how the snooty formal artworld would rue the day it thumbed its nose at my genius- and yours!

    Yup,I was a bit of a twerp. But I got my shit together somewhat and found other inflences too. But you never forget your first : )

    Thanks for your many years of making the unbelievable so believable, Brian... here's looking forward to a shedload more.

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  7. We're misunderstood and undervalued, ChanneZerox, and in many cases swiped by the fine art world. Thanks, Frank. Number 5 was one of my favourites too. I recently re-coloured that one and printed it as an A3 limited edition print. I'll see about getting it out to the public.

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