Just released, Commando Comics No.5153 ‘The Red Devil’ is the first of what I hope will be many featuring my art on the cover. Commando Comics have always been around, and the exciting and dramatic covers drew me into the action and adventure within as a child and grabbed my attention for the art, style and execution as an adult. I’m honoured to be involved and following in the footsteps of the greats like Ian Kennedy, Jordi Penalva, Ken Barr and many more.
Upon receiving the brief I was thrilled to see the story features a Russian sniper and my mind instantly returned to the countless Commando, Warlord and Victor covers where the crack shot sniper centred onto their target which we saw through the circular crosshair sights so graphically used to great effect. It seems like an almost unwritten rule for a war artist to include these round crosshair sights in a story about a sniper and who am I to break a rule that works?
I’m very pleased to have my first cover under my belt and join the ranks of the Commando division.