Jo Chen and Barsoom Design: “World Mythology”

Illustration by Jo Chen • Design by Brian Boucher/Barsoom Design

Our model: Barry Windsor goddamn Smith

Barry Windor Smith, Icarus

The Creep in the Art Department says: “The publisher could not afford Barry Windsor goddamn Smith. Mister Smith’s rep laughed when he learned what we were allowed to spend. We had no budget and we had no time…”

Jo’s preliminary sketches:

The Creep in the Art Department continues: “But Jo really made the most out of a few coins and scant hours. She delivered, like, luminosity and beauty, man. Also, she knew how to draw, which really helped a lot…”


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  1. Always thought that one really stood out in the Barsoom portfolio.


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