These are the main members of the gang in Stanley Kubrick’s film noir ‘The Killing’ from 1956. The film has great diversity of characters, some of the more sinister ones I have yet to draw. George Peatty the ticket teller played by Elisha Cook Jr. is my favourite in this, with his hangdog look and thwarted expressions but it’s a great cast all round and full of noirish atmosphere, striking shadows, litter and cigarette smoke.
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This comic strip I did for a friends rockabilly band website from 98-01 so I only ever did them when he was ready to update their site content. The main character was based on one of their fans I’d seen at a gig. The band, ‘Kill Van Helsing’ are sadly no longer with us but their album ‘Alien Hotrod’ is still available online in various formats. The cover art was by the singer Gavin I believe.
The Cafe Alba was a cooperative in Hackney in the 1990’s.
Sometimes the people who worked in it ate there
and sometimes the people who ate in it worked there.
And some times people like me put pictures on the wall. This was a map I drew at the time to show directions.
(I think it’s a Chinese Restaurant now. But I haven’t been there for a while)