Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
The Best Menace 
Author Message
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:56 am
Posts: 5034
Reply with quote
Apart from his latest incarnation the visual appearance of Dennis the Menace has undergone many changes. This applies even to the period when he was being drawn by David Law, who experimented with a variety of styles over the years. Bearing in mind that opinions frequently differ on which image was the best (often depending on the period in which people first encountered the strip, no doubt) I thought it would be interesting to see which version is most popular amongst Comics UK posters.

To start the ball rolling here is my own favourite look, from the year 1961 when David Law was drawing with a lovely wire-thin line and producing layouts which frequently used surprisingly sophisticated perspectival effects:

ImageImage

...in fact it may well have been a bit too sophisticated for the editor's taste as it wasn't long before the style changed again, ready for Dennis's promotion to the back page.

- Phil Rushton


Sat Oct 03, 2009 7:55 pm
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 1 post ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Designed by ST Software.