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This was a cover for last week's Orlando Weekly. The story was called "Armageddon For the Religious Right" about how the Religious Right is poised to lose power in the next election.

We wanted some kind of apocalyptic setting and I sent back these three sketches. I imagined the crazy wearing a sign to have the headline and other text on it.

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The Art Director sent it back with a suit on the guy instead of priest robes since we were talking about the religious right, not religion in general. Then to make a better composition I moved the guy up and sloped the hill downward. It also created a large area for text that wouldn't interfere with the image. In the print version his head and a comet were popped in front of the text.

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And the final:

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06.23.2006 |