Friday, 23 April 2010

Saints alive

He has only the briefest of cameo appearances in Mirabilis, but today is St George's Day so here's his take on the whole Year of Wonders phenomenon. The "tail of a dragon" - well, that's a locomotive, of course, a theme we'll be returning to on Sunday.


  1. But didn't St George have full plate armour, a lance, a white horse and a halo glowing around his head? I've seen the 15th century paintings and it's quite clear.

    Could it be that a comic book is going for historical accuracy with this 3rd century Roman cataphract? Surely there must be a good reason for not pandering to an easily understood common archetype?

    I demand to be patronised by my comics damn it! :-D

  2. OMG, you're right, Derm! And we don't have Estelle in a bikini, either. Although that's not for want of me and Nikos trying to convince Leo...