No. 108 – Skreemer!

Judge Dredd Mega-Special 1991 cover by Dean Ormston vs. Study after Velázquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1953, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, US) by Francis Bacon (1909–1992)

Bacon created around 50 variants of Velázquez’s painting, having only viewed the original once before putting brush to canvas.


No. 107 – Alien, Spawn?

Alien/H.R. Giger image ©20th Century Fox

Raptaur from Judge Dredd Mega-Special 1995 by Dean Ormston vs Alien (20th Century Fox,1979) Xenomorph designed H.R. Giger (1940–2014)

… xenomorph, Spawn, Venom… take your pick

Famed Swiss artist Giger suffered from night terrors and rather industriously [Swiss!] kept a sketch pad beside his bed.

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No. 106 – Spawn, Alien?

Spawn image ©The Walt Disney Company

Raptaur from Judge Dredd Megazine Vol. 1 #11 by Dean Ormston vs. Venom from Wizard #185 cover (unpublished) by Mike Mayhew

… with a some of H.R. Giger‘s alien thrown in

And probably a bit of Spawn, too…

Venom first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #300 in 1988

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