Greg Theakston

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Theakston in November 2008

Greg Allen Theakston (November 21, 1953 – April 22, 2019), also known as Earl P. Wooten, was an American comics artist and illustrator. He worked for many publishers. He founded his own publisher, Pure Imagination, in 1975. He was also known for creating "Theakstonizing" for comics reprinting. He was an illustrator for Mad for ten years. He worked on projects for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Warren Comics, New York Daily News, Archie Comics, Galaxy Science Fiction, National Lampoon, The New York Times, Kitchen Sink, Playboy, TV Guide and Rolling Stone.

Theakston was born in Detroit, Michigan. He died on April 22, 2019, at the age of 65.[1][2]

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  1. Johnston, Rich (April 23, 2019). "Comics Archivist and Publisher Greg Theakston Has Died, Aged 65". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  2. Garza, Matt (April 24, 2019). "Greg Theakston, Comics Historian, Publisher and Archivist, Dead at 65". Multiversity Comics. Retrieved April 26, 2019.

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