You need balls to be an illustrator

Published On March 18, 2009 | By Joe Gordon | Comics, General

Long ago, when I made a drawing of Mick [Jagger] for Private Eye magazine, 114 schoolgirls wrote to me and said, ‘”. For what you have done to our Mick we are going to get you and cut your b***s off.’ And, sweet things, they all signed it individually,” the ace illustrator Gerald Scarfe, quoted in The Sun of all places. Dirk had this up at Journalista first, but dammit, it was just too good a quote not to share around…

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Joe Gordon

Joe Gordon is ForbiddenPlanet.co.uk’s chief blogger, which he set up in 2005. Previously, he was professional bookseller for over 12 years as well as a lifelong reader and reviewer, especially of comics and science fiction works.

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