The life and legend of wallace wood volume 1
The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood Vol. 1 by Bhob StewartWho was Wallace Wood? The maddest artist of Mad magazine? The man behind Marvels Daredevil? The Life and Legend 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, The Life and Legend is a biographical portrait, generously illustrated with Woods gorgeous art as well as little-seen personal photos and childhood ephemera. Also: remembrances by Woods 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.
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FRIDAY’S FORGOTTEN BOOKS #467: THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF WALLACE WOOD, VOLUME 2
The maddest artist of Mad magazine? The self-publishing pioneer of witzend? The greatest science fiction artist of them all? The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood Volume 2 is an oversized, visually stunning, and intimate portrait of one of the most mythic figures in American cartooning. Even as they explore the playful spirit and psychological twists of this complicated maverick of American pop culture, they frankly discuss his struggles with censorship and alcoholism and his slide into the realm of pornography. Carefully compiled over more than three decades by Wood assistant Bhob Stewart, The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood Volume 2 completes this remarkably revealing and intimate portrait of a legendary comics creator.