Cottonstar: Pirates vs. ninjas in a weekly web-comic

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By Ben Winfield in New Illustration on Friday 23 November 2012

Cottonstar is a weekly web-comic created by Cape Town illustrators Ben Geldenhuys and Danelle Malan. The story takes place in a world where global warming has resulted in high seas swallowing up most of southern Africa. It is within this context that the zany pirate crew of the Cottonstar find themselves on a mission to overthrow the regime of the evil Corporation and their army of ninja warriors.

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Photoshop generated creatures by Dave Rapoza

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By Ben Winfield in New Illustration on Friday 23 November 2012

Nothing I say can do this man justice. One literally has to see his work to experience its true awesomeness. Created entirely in Photoshop, Rapoza’s digital illustrations portray creatures of all shapes and sizes, lit so amazingly that you are almost convinced that they are going to climb out the screen, punch you in the stomach, and rip your guts out. His work is truly inspirational.

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