Star Spangled Spectacular!

This year marked the 200th anniversary of the attack on Ft. McHenry and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. There was a huge festival and celebration in Baltimore. As part of it, a number of illustrators were commissioned to create one page comic biographies of some of the figures involved. They were to be blown up and displayed 20 feet high at the Fort during the celebration.  I created a bio for Mary Pickersgill, the woman who sewed the flag now known as the 'Star-Spangled Banner' and Grace Wisher, the young indentured servant working under her.

The banners were created, but due to severe inclement weather were sadly never displayed. You can see still see mine and the others over here at the Atomic Books Blog!

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