The Wolverton Bible
The Old Testament & Book of Revelation Through the Pen of Basil WolvertonGraphic Novel - 2009
The legendary ugly artist of Mad finds God! Cartoonist BasilWolverton was known for his grotesque drawings in Mad magazine. He wascommissioned and later employed by a church to write and illustrate a narrativeof the Old Testament. Compiled and edited by Wolverton's son, Monte, the304-page Bible Stories includes all of Wolverton's artwork for theWorldwide Church of God corporation. Recording artist and noted EC authorityGrant Geissman (Tales of Terror: The E.C. Companion and FoulPlay!: The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E.C. Comics!) provides aninsightful foreword, while Monte Wolverton delivers commentary and background inthe introduction and in each section. This volume is authorized and commissionedby the Worldwide Church of God and endorsed by the Wolverton family. Many of theillustrations in this book are regarded as Basil Wolverton's finest work. Stillothers have never been published.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics Books, c2009.
Branch Call Number: GN 220.9505 WOLVERTO
Characteristics: 311 pages : chiefly ill ; 27 cm.
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