Stephen Gulbis, aka 'The Football Artist' was recently commissioned by The Football Association to create a series of illustrations to feature in the official FA Cup Final matchday programme this Saturday and the results are quite retroliciously beautiful.

Gulbis has captured Arsenal and Aston Villa's respective roads to the FA Cup Final at Wembley in an exquisite comic-book-esque storyboard of illustrations. In the words of Gulbis himself, "I wanted a comic book/graphic novel style, but not too cartoony, so I tried to get good likenesses, convincing looking football action. Hope they look OK in the programme!" Nailed it.

Perfectly executed in 90's-styled comic strip fashion, get a load of the final pieces below.

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Tremendous stuff. Check out more of The Football Artist's work here.