In 1975 Pink Floyd starred in a comic book, published to coincide with the band’s Dark Side of The Moon tour. Created by Storm Thorgerson’s Hipgnosis, the comic was a “Super, All-Action Official Music Programme for Boys and Girls”. The comic features the band’s members as comic book heroes. Roger Waters is Rog of the Rovers, a take on the fabled British comic book hero Roy Race, captain of soccer team Melchester Rover and wife to – get this – club secretary Penny Laine. Rog is an “ace goal-scorer” for Grantchester Rovers. Nick Mason is the dashing Captain Mason, R.N., a brave WWII naval hero. Dave Gilmour is Dave Derring, performer of acts of derring-do. And Richard Wright is chick magnet Rich Right.
In Life Lines the band respond the queries on their “height”, “weight”, “philosophical beliefs,” “sexual proclivities,” “political leanings,” and “musical hates.”
Via Open Culture, Pink Floydz, Dangerous Minds
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