Bled Castle, Slovenia
Swallow’s Nest in Yalta, Crimea
Ruins on Caste Island, Ireland
Rock of Cashel, Ireland
Colomares Castle, Spain
Gwrych Castle, Wales
Kylemare Abbey, Ireland
Kilchurn Castle, Scotland
National Palace in Sintra, Portugal
Caste Ruins, Scotland
I’m not a great fan of Jeronaton’s work - especially his bizarre panel layouts that read right to left - but the presentation of this ostentatious gentleman had to be seen to be believed.
(Heavy Metal issue #91, October 1984 - Page 40 The Great Passage by Jeronaton)
On this day in 1805 the Royal Navy under Admiral Nelson smashes the combined French and Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar.
Leading eventually to the Pax Britannica and one hundred years of unchallenged British dominance of the seas, the expansion of the British Empire to include nearly 400 million people, and the creation of an “informal empire” of business hegemony.