Bernie Wrightson

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA
A comic book stylist noted for his horror illustrations, Wrightson helped revamp the horror comic in the 1970s. He combined a modern sensibility with a distinctive drafting ability rare to the then-moribund industry, bridging the gap between the previous decade's giddy optimism and the explosion of more sophisticated content ahead. Among his career high points were co-creating the Swamp Thing character for DC Comics and adapting classic horror tales for Warren Publications. He later worked in Hollywood production design. Read more...