Black and White Wednesday: Bernie Wrightson...Original Art from the Swamp
Hey, hey, hey, Groove-ophiles! It's October, so it's time to start getting ready for Hooooowl-oween! One of the high-points of the Groovy Age for Ol' Groove (and many other citizens of Groove City) was Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson's Swamp Thing. The creature-who-was-Alec Holland was so cool. Strong and silent. Brilliant but misunderstood. And slimy. Kids love slime! Anyway, howzabout we take a look at some of the Master of the Macabre's original Swamp Thing art--including some pencil roughs! Yep, Ol' Groove has done some early trick-or-treating on the 'Net, and you, you lucky Groove-ophile, get to share in the goodies! Here we gooooooo...
Special thanks to Mike's Amazing World of Comics and Grand Comics Database for being such fantastic resources for covers, dates, creator info, etc. Thou art treasures true!
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