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100 Bullets 8 TPB cover

This collection had the saddest story EVER!!!! And yes, that's me at the bottom. Risso added me to the story as a character. Why I made myself so big? Because I'm an asshole. And when would I ever get the chance again?
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Sequential76's avatar
I think this is the best cover I ever experience.

Why David?

The sillhouette of the grungy black trumpeter in contrast to the negative space is imediately striking and recognizable. There is a sad, lonely, hard luck song playing as you are now pulled into the details, walking the street of New Orleans. The blue fade to purple cuts the orange, cool against warm, the colors are like evil tring to be good. This is the grey area of the world were moral lines converge. All the sins, hope and regrets are here to emote the human experience in it's raw grittiest moments.
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cbiv85's avatar
My favorite 100 Bullets cover
CarlPearce's avatar
Too right. I love this book. It's the only time I've ever felt a lump in my throat ready a comic. Poor old Gabe. This book and book 5 are easily the best of 100 Bullets. And THAT's saying something.
Rugely's avatar
Love your work, man! This piece is classic.
Rugely's avatar
You are welcome!
Veltti's avatar
Birth of the cool!
FanArtMarker's avatar
any miles davis in this?
Devilpig's avatar
No. Took my own reference. And the story involved the tale of a tragic trumpet player.
drivebyinsult's avatar
Oooh I loved 8 the Hard Way... favorite story arc and favorite character... and an amazing cover as usual, Dave!
MisterHardtimes's avatar
This was always one of my top favs of your covers, man :)
fubango's avatar
love the new orleans style!
SteveLeCouilliard's avatar
One of my favorite 100 Bullets covers. This was a great story even though it was so sad. There aren't a lot of happy endings in Azzarello's little world.
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samax's avatar
you did the right thing. like you said, when will the chance come back!
Spacefriend-KRUNK's avatar
this is still one of the greatest covers in comics.
jtchan's avatar
LOVED this cover! And you're right -- it's a very sad story!
illiara's avatar
Woah! This one is beyond awesome, Dave.
Devilpig's avatar
Thanks Crystal.
peach-mork's avatar
Sweet composition.
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