Sunday, 2 August 2009

Hellman on the Russian Front

Art by Patrick Wright. Battle dated, 6th May, 1978. I always found PD's art a little disturbing. His photorealistic style turned a comic strip into something, that at times, seemed a little too close to the real thing... It becomes more than just lines on paper. Maybe that's a good thing?



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  1. The first strip of his I remember being particularly struck by was the one about neo-Nazis in postwar Germany in The Crunch - the realism of the artwork gave an extra depth to the story, which after all was based (to some degree) in reality - the Werewolves, NPD, fascist colonies in the South American jungle... Powerful stuff!

    His draughtmanship on Commando was always most impressive too.

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  2. Thanks for the reply Bristle. Glad to know people are looking at the stuff I'm putting up here. :)
    I'll put some of PW's Crunch work on here in the future.

    Cheers!

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