"Godspeed - The Kurt Cobain Graphic"
Barnaby Legg, Jim McCarthy and Flameboy
Takes Kurt Cobain's story and turns it into a graphic novel. Combines the dream imagery with objective reality. Colour graphics throughout.
Synopsis: This title takes Kurt Cobain's story and plays it out as a graphic novel.From the luminous colours of an idyllic childhood through the flamboyant hues of success and stardom, Cobain's story inevitably declines into a much darker palette. The script draws from the singer's tortured self-image as well as straightforward biographical fact so that the tone of the book fluctuates between subjective dream-state and objective reality.
Paperback 96 pages (13 October, 2003)
Publisher: Omnibus Press; ISBN: 0711997632
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SEE ALSO: The creation of 'Godspeed'. Click here to see the step-by-step process of how Flameboy produced the artwork for Godspeed.
Facts About GODSPEED
Ok, here are some points, which respond to the more commonly asked questions.
I hope you find them helpful.
was thrown in towards the end as a bit of a wild card due to Ed reading
a rough cut of Homecoming. The work I submitted is shown on this page.
We tried to imagine what type of imaginary friend Kurt would have conjured up. Initially I looked at cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse & Chim Chim the monkey as they were (we are told ) characters that Kurt liked as a child. I also looked at a Peter Pan type character. In the end I opted for a character that looked a bit like Kurt himself (as I imagined that he probably put something of himself into Boddah) , a little bit Peter Pan and a bit Huckleberry Finn as I also imagined that these characters in some way represented the spirit of Kurt .
Offending Nirvana/Cobain fans?
I want to set the record straight regarding why Godspeed was created,
due to the amount of e-mails from Nirvana fans who seem to be somewhat
Yes, there will be comparisons to Charles Cross’s book due to the fact that there is a lot of pure speculation in both books: the fact is, no one can ever possibly know the truth about the last few hours leading up to Kurt’s death, one can only imagine. And that is exactly where Godspeed stands. Just IMAGINE.
it was never my intention to cause pain or upset to any relative or fan
of Kurt Cobain...but until it becomes painfully obvious that Godspeed
was a bad thing to do, I stand by the work I have produced.
Flameboy (Steve Beaumont)
Click here to see the step-by-step process of how Flameboy produced the artwork for Godspeed.
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