Is there anything better than an early look at some fantastic new artwork? We can't think of many things that beat the excitement of a new batch of art arriving in the office... the hushed quiet as everyone gathers round a desk to witness the package being unwrapped (or files being unzipped) and getting our first look at what our brilliant illustrators have put together.

This month our art is taken from a Campaign, an Elite and a Duel title. And they looking flippin' brilliant. Enjoy!

 

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First up is a spot of Peter Dennis - with some battlescene art from one of our September 2015 titles, Campaign 286 Catalaunian Fields AD 451. I'm not sure if Peter is a fan of Skyrim, but there definitely seems to be a Skyrim flavoured meme in here somewhere. I used to be an adventurer like you. And then I took an arrow in the knee.

Ouch.

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Not quite as long to wait for this book tankfully (groan). Duel 70 Panzer IV vs Sherman: France 1944 is out in August 2015, and Richard Chasemore has really pulled out all the stops here with this epic head-to-head face off.

 

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And last, but not least Mark Galeotti is following up his very well received ESS 78 Russia's Wars in Chechnya and ELI 197 Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991 with ELI 206 Spetsnaz: Russia's Special Forces, due out in June. The illustrations being provided by Johnny Shumate. I'm a sucker for a good ghillie suit...

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AdamC posted on 13 Apr 2015 13:17:47
Hi Painty, I'm afraid I'll have to second your pre-emptive grumble as those were my thoughts exactly as well! I was quite looking forward to this title as its one I've been suggesting in the drop box for a while. Just covering US armoured units Vs German armour in Normandy is ridiculous as its massively missing the biggest armoured clashes of the Campaign!
GI Gene posted on 11 Apr 2015 18:38:45
Love the Spetsnaz plate, Johnny Shumate does it again!
Paintybeard posted on 11 Apr 2015 12:58:22
Three excellent pictures, my appetite is whetted for all these titles.

Just one pre-emptive grumble: As far as I can make out in the "Duel" picture the Sherman tank is from an American unit. I do hope the book will include coverage of combat with British/Canadian tanks as well. As we all know, most of the German armour in Normandy was concentrated against the eastern side of the bridgehead. So it will be a very unbalanced book if only American units are covered.

Please don't let us have another fiasco like the book on Panzer III versus Lee/Grant.

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