Saturday, May 23, 2015

Creepy #95 - Bernie Wrightson art

Creepy magazine v1 #95, 1978 - In search of mythical intelligent apes, a big game hunter delves deep into the African jungle. This horrific tale is lushly illustrated by Bernie Wrightson. Greytones are used generously throughout, adding dimension to both the figures and the backgrounds. The artist's superb pacing builds suspense right up to the shocking conclusion. This story was later reprinted in Creepy #113. Other artists in this issue include John Severin, Esteban Maroto, Luis Bermejo, Jose Ortiz and Leo Duranona. This is number 17 of 19 Creepy issues with Wrightson art and/or covers (not including reprints). See today's posts or more Wrightson or Creepy issues. See also this blog's Wrightson checklist or Top 10 Wrightson comics.
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"The Laughing Man" Wrightson story pencils and inks 6 pages (black and white) = ****
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Bernie Wrightson
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More Wrightson posts:
Showcase #84
Dr. Strange special #1
Detective Comics #425 dc Batman comic book cover art by Bernie Wrightson
Detective Comics #425

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