The Basil Wolverton Reader

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The Basil Wolverton Reader Comic – January 1, by Basil Wolverton (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Comics, "Please retry" $ $ $ Comics $ 7 Used from $ Author: Basil Wolverton.

The Basil Wolverton Reader book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). The Basil Wolverton Reader V. 2 [Basil; Greg Theakston (Editor) Wolverton, Basil Wolverton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

“I just discovered that underground grotesque comics virtuoso Basil Wolverton had produced a series of biblical illustrations stories that went beyond the whitewashed, cheerful kids’ books of the day, to show the Old Testament for what it is: a book full of blood, thunder and revenge/5(24).

Basil Wolverton was born near Medford, Oregon in and died in His Fantagraphics-published books include Basil Wolverton's Culture Corner and The Wolverton Bible, and his work is featured in Supermen!: The First Wave of Comic Book Heroes /5(24).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Last Gasp & Grand Central Press; First Edition edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: /5(10). Wolvertoons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

It doesn't get much stranger than Basil Wolverton, once called the producer o /5(15). Basil Wolverton was born near Medford, Oregon in and died in His Fantagraphics-published books include Basil Wolverton's Culture Corner and The Wolverton Bible, and his work is featured in Supermen!: The First Wave of Comic Book Heroes /5(22).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Fantagraphics Books; Reprint edition (Ap ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies /5(8).

The late great Basil Wolverton is out with a new book courtesy of his son Monte. "Culture Corner" is a half-page panel strip that used to appear for years in the pages of Fawcett's "Whiz Comics", original home of the "Shazam!" Captain Marvel/5(8). Basil Wolverton has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Basil Wolverton’s most popular book is Four Color Fear: Forgotten Horror Comics of the s. Home. Basil Wolverton's Gateway to Horror book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Condition: not Seller Rating: % positive. Basil Wolverton is the author of The Wolverton Bible ( avg rating, ratings, 21 reviews, published ), Spacehawk ( avg rating, 66 ratings, 4/5.

Basil Wolverton in Space book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Basil Wolverton is one of a handful of true comic geniuses whose work has informed, and continues to influence, the work of countless cartoonists who have followed in his wake, whether they realize it or not (R.

Crumb's work owes an ineradicable debt to Wolverton's, and even such disparate artists as Bob Burden and Chris Ware have appropriated bits of Wolvertonia; and that's just for starters; without. A fascinating collection of Basil Wolverton's art for his church.

Illustrations spanning decades in an effort to adapt the whole of the Old Testament in comic form. The art is Wolverton's distinctive style and though I don't relate much to the subject matter I did find the book interesting/5.

Basil Wolverton In response to overwhelming demand this fifth and revised volume of The Bible Story is published. We are thrilled, and overjoyed, because of the enthusiastic acceptance of Volumes I through IV. Those who have read the previous four volumes know that there has never been a Bible story book like this.

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Looking for books by Basil Wolverton. See all books authored by Basil Wolverton, including Basil Wolverton's Culture Corner, and Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroesand more on About this Item: Fantagraphics Books, Stamford, CT, Magazine.

Condition: Very Good to Fine. First printing. A page interview with Foster, billed as his final interview, a feature article on Wolverton, plus articles, reviews & comic news of the day. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1.

PLOP. "The New Magazine of Weird Humor" was a 20 cent comic book published by DC comics starting in (original intended title: ZANY).I remember being totally thrilled to see the strange cover of issue #1 on the newsstand because it featured one of my all time favorite artists, Basil Wolverton, who created the cover art and title : Drew Friedman.

The hilarious spaghetti-and-meatball style caricature art of Basil Wolverton has been a huge influence on such art luminaries as Robert Crumb, Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth, Robert Williams and Drew Friedman.

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This is the very first time that the work of one of comicdom's major legacies is presented in a fine art tome. Basil Wolverton is one of the greatest, most idiosyncratic talents in comic book history.

Though he is best known for his humorous grotesqueries in MAD magazine, it is his science-fiction character Spacehawk that Wolverton fans have most often demanded be collected.

The wait is over, as The Complete Spacehawk features every story from Spacehawks intergalactic debut in /5. Comics collector Glenn Bray brought Wolverton's work back to the attention of comics affectionados with the release of the "underground" comic books 'Basil Wolverton's "Gjdrkzlxcbwq" Comics' (), featuring the most grotesque gallery of freaks and weirdos, and 'Basil Wolverton's Foopgoop Frolics Frantic Funnies Folio' ().

A short visual essay on the comic book career of Basil Wolverton created to help promote the biographical retrospectives, "Creeping Death from. Born inBasil Wolverton was a successful American illustrator and cartoonist, admired within his industry and by its fans, yet little known to the general public.

His drawings—the twisted shapes of spaghetti, meatballs, and mutation—may repel some, but they never fail to leave an impression, especially on the young. Basil Wolverton.'s comic magazine features listed here appeared between andtotalling over1, pages.

His work for Mad and Panic magazines are also listed here. This index was compiled by Henry Steele and Dick Voll, and originally appeared in Bill Spicer's Graphic Story Magazine #14, Trade Paperback.

Condition: Very Good. Basil Wolverton (illustrator). First Thus. Book appears moderately read with some wear and creasing at edges, covers and extremities. Still a tight, solid and square looking copy of this early collection of Spacehawk strips from the legendary Basil Wolverton and Target Comics.

Introduction by Ron Goulart. But none of the children's Bible story books I could find even remotely filled this purpose. In His own due time God supplied the man for the job — a man equipped by natural talent, training, experience and profession for this all-important mission.

Basil Wolverton is a nationally known artist. Basil Wolverton: | | | Basil Wolverton | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Books by Basil Wolverton.

ORIGINAL ART OF BASIL WOLVERTON. Author: Glenn Bray, Doug Harvey, Basil Wolverton (Drawings) Hardcover Feb List Price: $ Compare Prices. Weird Mysteries: Volume 1. Author: Basil Wolverton Hy Fleishman Frank Froolo Ross Andru Charles Stern Mike Esposito Jon Smalle Tony Mortellaro Bernard Baily.By Basil Wolverton The so called comic strip on my drawing board showed a heavy horse stepping on a bozo’s bean.

The horse was tramping on the guy’s head in a delicate way, of course, so the situation would be more entertaining than grusome- depending on the reader’s sense of humor.Basil Wolverton's comic magazine features appeared in regular format comic books between and The most popular of these were Spacehawk and Powerhouse comic book work alone totals more than 1, pages.

Additionally, there is his work for Mad and other humor magazines. His work appeared in publications as diverse as Life, Pageant, Outboard, Cracked, Plop and Famous .