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Sometimes the political sphere creates strange bedfellows.

Imagine a party that was committed to free university education, non-renewal of Trident, tackling climate change, proportional representation and replacing the House of Lords. Then pop them in a coalition with a party that felt, well, somewhat differently. And see what happens?

If it wasn’t a country they were running, it’d be a sitcom. (In fact, stop reading this now, and go and watch Series 4 of The Thick of It.)

Anyhoo, the point of all this, dear reader, is to draw attention to another strange coalition, that crafted by Emma Beeby and Gavin Mitchell for our satirical anthology CROSS. Emma’s concept – The Coalition of Heaven and Hell – was brilliantly realised in Gavin’s art: here’s an example:

HeavenSometimes you get a script and you laugh out loud. The Prayer Line was one of those moments…

You can read the rest of The Coalition of Heaven and Hell in CROSS – available now at our Comicsy store: http://www.comicsy.co.uk/disconnectedpress/

Emma Beeby’s latest graphic novel Robbie Burns: Witch Hunter is available from Renegade Arts Entertainment and your friendly local comic store.

Gavin Mitchell’s art is featured in Disconnected Vol 1 (virtually sold out but there is a single print copy in Orbital Comics in London!), and in Stiffs and Santa Claus vs The Nazis. His blog is at http://gavinmitchell.blogspot.co.uk/.

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