Wrightson Catalog NYCA Gallery

The Berni Wrightson Catalog NYCA Gallery – Oct. 1977
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The book serves as a chronicle of the Berni Wrightson exhibit. Over 200 original Wrightson pieces were featured and for sale.
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The guy on the cover looks like he may have inspired the character, Fineas Sproule
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The gallery show posters would be fun to get a hold of.

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Of course Swamp Thing made a few appearances.

Berni mentions that every time he reads page 8 of HOS 92, he gets choked up.
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6 & 9 (series 1) covers
Wrightson tells a few stories about Swamp Thing being created. He gives equal praise and credit to Wein and Orlando as co-creators. Wrightson says, “if you want to see a graphic example of teamwork, read the Swamp Thing books.”

when issue 5 came out, Orlando was contacted by the Comics Code Authority. They were concerned that Swamp Thing was not clothed. Orlando goes on to tell them that he’s “not a human being but really only a strangely shaped potato, …how can you put pants on plants?”

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These two spreads are fantastic.
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