Bernie Wrightson Creepy

Bernie Wrightson

A year ago today we lost Bernie Wrightson, one of the most influential artists of all time for one of us here at RagTag Towers.

This isn’t intended as a detailed recount of Wrightson’s career and achievements- that would take way too long (and besides you can find that detail here

Best known for his pen and ink pieces Bernie did more to get this little magpie into Horror through some of the creepiest drawings I’d ever seen, whether it was from

Bernie Wrightson Creepy
Creepy

or

Cousin Eerie by Bernie Wrightson
Eerie

or even

Bernie Wrightson Creepshow
Original Poster for Creepshow

And that’s before we even get onto the co-creation of Swamp Thing (see 11 classic covers here) or even Meatloaf’s Dead Ringer album cover… or…ah, there’s too much- read the linked article at the beginning of this post for more on a wonderfully filled life…or better still, if you’re not familiar with the man’s work, go find some: you’ll not regret it.

 

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