Thank you Helena. You're right about R.H. Dee, though I didn't know his art in 1976. Yes, my drawings are an attempt to tell a story. Here, there was a text in the balloons, but I deleted it because it was in French. And I think it's not bad to let the viewer imagine her or his own story. In fact, I was not too proud of this drawing and I hesitated to submit it, and I've been amazed of receiving several compliments about it.
Nostalgia is always pleasing, I think. It's like we get a glimpse into your past and get to know you better. Heaven knows my own work in 1976 was nothing like this developed. (Obviously in those days I was drawing, not working in PhotoShop!) But I moved around too much in those days to hold onto much. So your drawing brings up nice memories, besides being fun to look at on its own.
What an amazing piece of work!! I love the detail in her hardware (hook & peg). Judging by the stars near the tip of her thin BK stump, I'd say she's in a bit of pain with all of her weight on it. Poor girl.. I'd love to help her out of this bind she's in!
No, it is not the same. This was the first of a short series, this girl was called 'Sally', and I made 3 or 4 pics of her, all in colours. Perhaps I'll submit them later, but I think they're not so good. Especially her enormous skull...
As for the girl you have so nicely colourized, there are also 3 or 4 pictures of her, in b & w ; I'll have to check if they are in my gallery. If not, they probably have been posted elsewhere, perhaps in the Disable-graphics group, but i'll have to check if they haven't been deleted.