Combat Gallery Sunday: The Martial Art of Chris Schweizer

Much as once a week I like to take time off to cover warships (Wednesdays), on Sundays (when I feel like working), I like to cover military art and the painters, illustrators, sculptors, photographers and the like that produced them.

Combat Gallery Sunday: The Martial Art of Chris Schweizer

A graduate of the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Chris Schweizer picked up his first Eisner Award nomination while still a student there for his first book, Crogan’s Vengeance. Since then he has expanded the Crogan line (during and after a stint as faculty at SCAD) with the latest putting Crogan in the French Foreign Legion in 1912 which is pretty salty for a graphic novel for age 9-12.

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Besides his Crogan work, he is listed as the author or illustrator of another 40~ books in circulation including the very popular Creeps series.

Of interest is his Tumblr blog and Instagram account here he posts prolifically on everything from commission work to Star Wars universe stuff…

tumblr_nzqs9d1z441qfpi8no1_1280 tumblr_o1zi56knQD1qfpi8no5_540There, you will also find his Warrior Women Wednesday drawings, where he profiles a different female soldier, commander, pirate or chieftain each week. They are really well done and he puts a lot of research into them.

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Thank you for your work, sir.

chris schweitzer

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Let me introduce myself. I am a bit of a conflict junkie. I am fascinated by war and warfare, assassination, personal protection and weaponry ranging from spud guns and flame throwers to thermonuclear bombs and Soviet-trained Ebola monkeys. In short, if it’s violent or a tool to create violence it is kind of my thing. I have written a few thousand articles on the dry encyclopedia side for such websites as Guns.com, University of Guns, Outdoor Hub, Tac-44, History Times, Big Game Hunter, Glock Forum, Firearms Talk.com, and Combat Forums; as well as for print publications like England Expects, and Strike First Strike Fast. Several magazines such as Sea Classics, Military Historian and Collector, Mississippi Sportsman and Warship International have carried my pieces. Additionally I am on staff as a naval consultant and writer for Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine. Currently I am working on several book projects including an alternative history novel about the US-German War of 1916, and a biography of Southern gadfly and soldier of fortune Bennett Doty. My first novel, about the coming zombie apocalypse was released in 2012 by Necro Publications and can be found at Amazon.com as was the prequel, Chimera-44. I am currently working on book two of that series: "Pirates of the Zombie Coast." In my day job I am a contractor for the U.S. federal government in what could best be described as the ‘Force Protection’ field. In this I am an NRA-certified firearms, and less-than-lethal combat instructor.

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