Since the mid-1980s Dillon Naylor has been drawing distinctively sinister album covers, band posters, t-shirt designs and comics out of pure love… and a name on the door of the next gig.
Now, for the first time, artwork that was only ever found staple-gunned to a pole in Fitzroy, duct-taped to a wall in a smoky pub or stuffed upside-down into a magazine rack in an alternative music store can now be seen all in one smart 200 page volume, A Brush With Darkness!
The collection includes long out-of-print comic books for Melbourne cult bands The Fireballs, The Fat Thing, and Satellite as well as posters and CD covers for The Beastie Boys, Area 7, Powderfinger plus the big-scale all-age Pushover gigs of the 90s.
The book also includes nearly all of Dillon’s early horror comics and experimental, never-before published pieces all scanned from the original, moth-eaten elements and presented in brain-snapping black and white!
A scare-larious cartoon snapshot of the music and underground comic scene of the last three decades complete with the artist’s notes and unreliable recollections.