Great moments in What-Could-Have-Happened: Once upon a time, Hammer Films and Warren Publishing joined forces to make a Vampirella film. Actress Barbara Leigh was chosen as the titular vamp after other actresses dropped out due to nude scenes in the script. Peter Cushing was also hired on to star in the film and both went on convention tours to promote the as-yet-to-be-filmed picture. After twenty-five drafts of a bizarre screenplay, fighting over merchandising rights, American International Pictures backing out of joint funding, and Hammer already in financial ruin, the picture fell apart. The rest, as they say, is history.
Not quite finished, everything is too wet still, so I’ll have to let it sit and dry. Tomorrow I’ll finish him up and clean up the bottom of the pyramid and the field of mist. #ghostbusters #vinzclortho #keymaster #watercolor #gouache #ink