Sunday, 25 December 2011

The Rites of Alchemy: Epilogue

Paul Johnson always worked from photographs (just like Dan Bereton, Alex Ross and many other comic creators) and The Rites of Alchemy was no exception. Often he'd use friends who would pose for many characters, so in the style of Dad's Army...

Richard Barker
Dick Hansom
Giovanni Tarquini
Jackson Kirk didn't appear in the first four issues.
Tim Pilcher
Above: The Comte de St. Germain only appeared in the first issue, page 5, panels 3-4. 
Above: Sanders never appeared in the first four issues.
Woodrow Phoenix

Well, I hope you've enjoyed this peek behind the curtain at a 20-year-old Vertigo project that never saw the light of day.

Merry Christmas to you all, and "Gawd bless us, everyone!"
— Not So Tiny Tim.

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