The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood Volume 1

  • ISBN-13: 9781606998151
  • Author: ["Bhob Stewart", "Bill Gaines", "Trina Robbins", "Al Williamson", "John Severin", "Grant Geissman"]
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Publication date: 2016-12-06
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 256
  • $38.16
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This biography is an incisive look at the life and career of one of the greatest and most mythic comic book creators―the maddest artist of Mad magazine, the man behind Marvel’s Daredevil, and self-publishing pioneer of Witzend―Wallace Wood. Who was Wallace Wood? The maddest artist of Mad magazine? The man behind Marvel’s Daredevil? His World is an incisive look back at the life and career of one of the greatest and most mythic figures of cartooning. Edited over the course of thirty years by former Wood assistant Bhob Stewart, His World is a biographical portrait, generously illustrated with Wood’s gorgeous art as well as little-seen personal photos and childhood ephemera. Also: remembrances by Wood’s friends, colleagues, assistants, and loved ones. This collective biographical and critical portrait explores the humorous spirit, dark detours, and psychological twists of a gifted maverick in American pop culture. Color and black & white illustrations.

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