Bernie Wrightson

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Wrightson in 2006

Bernard Albert "Bernie" Wrightson (October 27, 1948 – March 18, 2017) was an American artist. He was known for co-creating the creature Swamp Thing, his Frankenstein illustration work, and for his other horror comics and illustrations, which feature his trademark intricate pen and brush work.

Wrightson was born in Dundalk, Maryland.[1] He was married to comic artist Michele Wrightson from 1976 until her death in 2015. He later remarried to Liz Wrightson and lived together in Austin, Texas.[2]

Wrightson died on March 18, 2017 at a hospital in Austin, Texas from brain cancer, aged 68.

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  1. "Bernie Wrightson, illustrator". The Baltimore Sun. n.d. Archived from the original on October 27, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
  2. "Biography". Bernie Wrightson official website. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016.

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