- Full Description
Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. This loving tribute to comics' Master of the Macabre showcases Wrightson's ground breaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books and his legendary artistic turn on Swamp Thing. Additionally, a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures have been assembled here. Six fold-outs, many pieces in full color.
Includes 73 pages and covers, from Swamp Thing #1-9; eight covers from House of Mystery and House of Secrets, an upublished cover from Metal Men #45, inside pages from HOM including a complete story from #181, another complete story from Plop #5, and pages inked by Michael Kaluta. Pages from Unexpected #121, 128, Witching Hour #3 and 5 (four from #5 alone), three pages from Spectre #9, Swamp Thing color illustration, sketch, model sheet.
And more: Cain and Abel and The Old Witch color illustration, Batman: The Cult promotional poster art, Shadow House ad, Detective Comics #455 unpublished splash page, Swamp Thing Deja-Vu, from an unpublished graphic novel. The fold-outs include an unpublished Swamp Thing illustration, pieces from DC Special Series #2 and 14, Secrets of the Haunted House #5 cover, an unpublished Batman color illustration, and Superman #400 pin-up.
- Additional Information
Item Code BWAEHB Publisher IDW Publish Date 2017 ISBN 9781684052073 Print Status Out of Print Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket Dimensions 12x17 # Pages 144pg Color b&w