My very first studies for Dial H's character designs.
As you can see I was still thinking that Boy Chimney could resemble Yellow Kid, Captain Lachrymose chest logo was just a rough idea and Nelson Jent was really, hugely overweight.
More Dial H designs and studies:
Dial H is
Written by China Miéville
with covers by Brian freaking Bolland
and interiors by me. Published by DC Comics.