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    Default RIP Bernie Wrightson

    Time to explore ghost stories from the other side.

    A legend in the field of comics.

    Let's share some of his immortal art here.

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    I discovered his art reading Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the 80s. On my shelves the book is set next to Dante's Divine Comedy illustrated by Gustave Doré - outside the comics field...





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    Great samples posted here. I wish I had a copy of his Frankenstein. I did have the collaboration with Steven King, the GN "Cycle of the Werewolf" but I think I gave it to my niece.

    Bendis posted a link to this wonderful interview from the 1980's documentary "Masters of Comic Book Art" I think his craft transcends being categorized as comic book art. He was a master illustrator.



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    Rest in peace.
    Jut recently bought the Captain Sternn series.
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    He was a singular talent. There was no other comic artist like him.
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    rest in peace Bernie

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    Bernie's first published work, from House of Mystery #179.


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    He also did Spectre #9 around the same time.


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    One of the most singular artists in comics history. A mega talent, and by all accounts a wonderful person besides.

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    frankenstein4_lg.jpg
    Wrightson's Frankenstein

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    First known pro I ever met, at my first ever convention. Such a soft spoken, sweet guy. Should have slowed down long enough to talk to him more. Stop, and talk to the legends, people. They're leaving us fast.
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    There’s a palace in your head, boy.

    Learn to live in it always. " -- Grant Morrison

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