There is something so pitch-perfect about this work from mashup artist Butcher Billy that elevates it. Certainly its style and wit help quite a bit, but even more than that, there is some thing about identity and fame here. Just great.
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Neely is best known for the cult-hit indie comic book Henry & Glenn Forever, which he created with his artist collective The Igloo Tornado whom were voted LA Weekly's "Best People in LA 2011."
From the book description:
"Starring super-notorious musclebound punk/metaldudes Glenn Danzig and Henry Rollins..."
It is his brief series of illustrations from the story of Moby Dick (which, honest to God, I love and keep re-reading now. I hated it in high school and college, but came to it again in grad school and gave myself permission to think of Melville's voice as sly and funny amidst the mythological and timeless), that have really caught my imagination.
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