Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Recently, This Magazine asked me to illustrate an article about the new Cory Doctorow book, Little Brother. The writer compared it (unfavourably) to Ferris Bueller's Day Off meets 1984. So I came up with some sketches.
The dude in this second one is supposed to be Michael Chertoff, Director of Homeland Security.
And this final sketch refers to the 'freedom' fought for by the young scamps in the book as more of a 'freedom-to-stay-up-and-party', rather than, say, the right to vote or protection from cruel and unusual punishment.
They liked the awesome dude with sunglasses the best, and he became the final colour illustration: